Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


  • 0527_poagetrout_054.jpg Learning to let go

    One by one, 27 children picked their way down a sandy slope to the bank of the Little Sandy River, their hands held carefully on top of the red plastic cups they carried.

    May 27, 2010 3 Photos

  • 0527_david_greene.jpg Hatcher principal Greene taking over Verity helm

    Hatcher Principal David Greene won’t be out of a job when the elementary closes at the end of this school year.

    May 26, 2010 1 Photo

  • 052610_BCMS_Band_Composition_036.jpg Making mound music

    The composition Boyd County Middle School band members will be performing Thursday prompts them to think about more than the notes they’re playing.

    May 25, 2010 3 Photos

  • 052510_RH_fieldday__193.jpg Taking the games outside

    A sure sign of spring in the Ashland area is school buses lined up at the city parks or students using open fields around schools for nearly organized games.

    May 24, 2010 3 Photos

  • Blazer campus renovations Building for the future

    Seniors at Paul G. Blazer High have gone to school amid construction crews, heavy equipment and yellow caution tape since they were freshmen.

    May 21, 2010 2 Photos

  • 052110_disability_play_16.jpg Time for a play day

    What used to be a weedy patch of asphalt tucked in behind Cannonsburg Elementary School is now a haven where disabled students can explore and play.

    May 21, 2010 2 Photos

  • Family Science Night Verity's families do science

    The cafeteria at Verity Middle School was either a playground or a laboratory — or both, judging by the students who were there Tuesday evening.

    May 12, 2010 1 Photo

  • Shakespeare at Raceland Directing a classic

    Half an hour before play practice, Taylor Shaffer is handing out lapel microphones and reminding actors it’s time to get into costume.
    A few minutes later she’s back in the sound booth doing sound checks.

    May 12, 2010 2 Photos

  • FISH Program Hook, line and sinker

    It’s less than a month before the last school bell rings. Almost beach time. Russell Middle School parents, do you know where your guppies are?

    May 9, 2010 2 Photos

  • Disabled Dogs Animals provide life lesson

    Some students at Star Elementary School got a lesson in overcoming adversity on Thursday, courtesy of some canine and feline friends.

    May 7, 2010 2 Photos

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