Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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  • Students get firm foundation from ACTC program

    From fusion cooking to pastry composition with flair, students soon to graduate from Ashland Community and Technical College’s culinary program say they’ve been given an excellent foundation for careers in commercial kitchens, country clubs or even their own restaurants.

    April 14, 2014

  • Massive Easter egg hunt in Greenup

    Greenup County Farm Bureau is having a massive Easter egg hunt between 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday at its office on U.S. 23 and Ky. 2 in Greenup.

    April 14, 2014

  • Former Greenup County bank teller gets 41⁄2 years

    In what a federal judge called one of the largest embezzlement cases he’d ever seen, a former Greenup County bank teller was sentenced Monday to 41⁄2 years in prison for stealing more than $800,000 from her ex-employer.

    April 14, 2014

  • 1993 East Carter High School shooter suspected in assault

    A contact food services worker at the Kentucky State Penitentiary was assaulted and seriously injured Saturday, allegedly by the man serving a life sentence for the 1993 slayings of a teacher and a custodian at East Carter High School.
    Gary Scott Pennington, 38, was placed in segregation pending internal and external charges following the incident, which occurred about 1:45 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Corrections.

    April 14, 2014

  • 0415amy4.jpg Local family in midst of marathon tragedy

    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that shook the world.

    April 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • Body ID’d as missing South Shore man

    A body found late Friday off East Tygarts Road is believed to be that of a South Shore area man who disappeared from his home seven months ago.

    April 14, 2014

  • Flatwoods police chief suspended

    The Flatwoods police chief has been suspended pending a hearing that could lead to his dismissal.

    April 14, 2014

  • FBC Russell dedicates nearly $4M facility

    Mia Floyd ran between rows of green, yellow and purple chairs Sunday at First Baptist Church and away from her mother, Erin Floyd.

    April 13, 2014

  • 0414Hunters_003.JPG MEET THE BEAGLES

    Dozens of beagle owners gathered in Boyd County on Saturday for an American Rabbit Hunters Association field trial, one of several events set across the country this year.

    April 13, 2014 5 Photos

  • 0407greenhouse4web.jpg Changes at Childers

    Adaptability has been a crucial element for Ed Childers at Childers Nursery and Greenhouse Center in the rural Carter County community of Rush.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

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