Undercover buy leads to arrest
WESTWOOD - A drug buy by an informant working for the Boyd County Sheriff’s Department led to the arrest of a Westwood man on Wednesday.
Darrin L. Stafford, 47, of the 900 block of Wheatley Road, was lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center, charged with first-degree drug trafficking, the sheriff’s department said.
Following the buy, deputies served a search warrant at Stafford’s residence. The search turned up oxycodone, other narcotics and a large amount of cash.
AARF fundraisers, adoptions set
RUSSELL - The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund will have an adoption event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply.
A variety of pets will be there, available for adoption.
AARF also will accept donations of Purina Dog and Puppy Chow, Purina Cat and Kitten Chow, leashes, cleaning supplies, gently used linens, paper towels, detergent and Dawn dishwashing liquid.
Another AARF fundraiser, Fur Ball 2013, is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Ashland Transportation Building, 99 15th St. Admission is $20. There will be music, food and raffles.
Undercover buy leads to arrest
- Local News
Jesse Stuart Foundation celebrates 35 years
The annual Jesse Stuart Foundation Open House from noon to 6 p.m. on Aug. 8 will be a huge celebration.
Hagerman talks law with Rotary
At Monday’s lunchtime meeting of the Ashland Rotary Club, Boyd County Circuit Court Judge C. David Hagerman summed up current local legal trends — and how cases, courts and criminals have changed during his 20-plus year tenure.
Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue speaks during an interview in Salt Lake City
Fish and houseguests both stink after three days — and much less time when a visitor pockets valuables without permission.
Iconic Gate City bank torn down after partial collapse
This weekend, Catlettsburg’s downtown silhouette lost one of its longest-lived landmarks.
Demolition workers began to tear down one of the Gate City’s oldest downtown buildings following the former Catlettsburg National Bank’s partial collapse.
Study shows room for parking improvement
It has been suggested that the parking layout along Winchester Avenue should change, bringing the city’s main thoroughfare down to two lanes.
Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland
A scan in 2009 that was supposed to show doctors what was causing Deborah Cline’s eye problems by chance revealed the cancer in her lung.
Two years later, Roger Cline watched his wife die of lung cancer. Deborah Cline was 59 and had never smoked.
Gate City landmark demolished
The historic Catlettsburg National Bank Building was being taken down after the front dormer window collapsed on Sunday.
Local counties see drop in unemployment
Boyd County was one of 117 counties that saw a decrease in its unemployment rate between June 2013 and June 2014.
Big Boy to open Aug. 11
The long-awaited Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant will open Aug. 11, and when it does it will be business as usual from day one: the eatery will open its doors to the early breakfast crowd at 6:30.
SOAR meeting at MSU Aug. 6
Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center will present Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers as part of a "Health Impact Series" under the new Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative.
- More Local News Headlines
- Jesse Stuart Foundation celebrates 35 years