Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

August 21, 2013

Numerous thefts from vehicles reported to APD

ASHLAND — The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:


‰Four residents of the 3100 block of Morgan Avenue on Tuesday reported having items stolen from their vehicles overnight.

Stolen items included cellphone chargers, a GPS unit, several computer cables, $26 cash, a checkbook and a wallet.

‰A man on Tuesday reported someone stole his wallet from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the 800 block of Highland Avenue.

‰A woman living in the 700 block of Highland Avenue on Tuesday reported her wallet, which had $50 cash and several debit and credit cards in it, was stolen from her unlocked vehicle.

‰A man on Monday reported a hand-held computer, a GPS unit and an angle grinder were stolen from his work vehicle while it was parked in the 3000 block of Cenral Avenue.

‰ A man on Tuesday reported a satellite radio receiver was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked in the 2900 block of Madge Street.

‰A resident of the 300 bock of 31st Street on Tuesday reported the battery had been stolen from his car.

‰ A woman living in the 3400 block of Reeves Boulevard on Tuesday reported the theft of an electric scooter from her front porch.

‰A woman on Saturday reported she accidentally left her purse in a shopping cart at Walmart and it was gone when she went to retrieve it.


‰A 22-year-old Argillite woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing merchandise from Spencer’s in the Ashland Town Center valued at $3.99.

‰A 50-year-old Ashland woman was arrested Tuesday at Walmart for allegedly trying to shoplift merchandise valued at $339.10. The woman also was charged with third-degree drug possession, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Text Only
Local News
  • News in brief, 07/24/14

    A Fleming County man was arrested on sex charges Tuesday by the Kentucky State Police.

    July 23, 2014

  • Boyd/Greenup backpack program turns 10

    For 10 years, the Ashland Alliance Young Professionals Association has been helping children start their school year off right.

    July 23, 2014

  • Area water plants recognized

    Water treatment plants across the state were recognized for consistently producing drinking water in 2013 that exceeded state and federal water quality standards, including the Rattlesnake Ridge Water District in Olive Hill and six others.

    July 23, 2014

  • City gives wastewater treatment plant operations to Greenup agency

    During joint special meetings of the Greenup Joint Sewer Agency and the Wurtland city commission on Tuesday, Wurtland agreed to hand over operations of its wastewater treatment plant to the agency.
    Pending the signing and approval of certain legal documents, plant operations will officially be under the GJSA on Aug. 1.

    July 23, 2014

  • Edelen studies fiscal health of rural hospitals

    On the fourth stop of his listening tour to address the fiscal health of rural hospitals, Adam Edelen said the crowd in Morehead was the largest he has seen yet.
    The big attendance attests to how seriously the region regards the issue of sustainability of local hospitals, he said.

    July 23, 2014

  • Putnam renovations ‘coming together’ as football season approaches

    Locker rooms are beginning to take shape at Putnam Stadium as rebuilding of the venerable arena nears completion.
    Workers are readying concrete forms on the home side and grading the site on the visitors’ side and soon will erect the structures, the goal to have them ready to use for the first home game of the 2014 season Aug. 22.

    July 23, 2014

  • Huntington man wanted for armed robbery

    The Ashland Police Department is searching for an 18-year-old Huntington man who was involved in an armed robbery last month.

    July 23, 2014

  • Detroit man arrested near Fairview

    A Detroit man was arrested Wednesday after an undercover drug buy near Fairview High School, the Boyd County Sheriff's Department reported.

    July 23, 2014

  • 0724putnamwebshot.JPG Laying the foundation Workers are finishing the foundation for the locker room on the home side of Putnam Stadium on Tuesday. The Ashland Tomcats open the football season on Aug. 22 against Newport Catholic.

    July 23, 2014

  • Construction at Kentucky football stadium to go on

    The $110 million construction project at the University of Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season with the goal of finishing renovations before the 2015 kickoff.

    July 23, 2014