Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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  • MTR Protest Mattea decries mountaintop; calls for 'civil discourse' Grammy winning music star Kathy Mattea told about 600 who gathered on the state capitol Thursday in 25 degree cold to protest the mining practice known as mountaintop removal “there is a way to move toward civil discourse” on issues of coal.

    February 11, 2010 1 Photo

  • Fairview beats Elliott County Jackson, Terry lead Fairview over Elliott for All 'A' title As a manager, player or coach, Derek Cooksey has been a part of all of Fairview’s five previous Touchstone Energy Boys 16th Region All “A” championships.

    January 23, 2010 1 Photo

  • "Many Voices, One Dream" MLK speaker: 'World Christians' needed Dr. Acha Goris, a native of the African nation of Cameroon, challenged those attending a Martin Luther King Jr. Day unity service at New Hope Baptist Church Sunday night to follow King’s lead by becoming “world Christians” by being unbiased, unashamed and unyielding.

    January 18, 2010 1 Photo

  • Ron McNurlin Ranch Party Local musician to host TV show With a strong dose of flavor from the days of �The Porter Wagoner Show,� local musician Rob McNurlin and his band will host a new television show on Saturday mornings starting in April.

    January 18, 2010 1 Photo

  • images_sizedimage_016205945 Stage of talent The typical school band spends months practicing the selections for a concert, honing their skills and polishing their performance.

    January 17, 2010 2 Photos

  • Blue Max swings Swingin� to the Max One of the area�s longest-running and most beloved musical acts took the stage at the Paramount Arts Center on Friday night with the purpose of providing some high and middle school students with a glimpse of real working musicians in action.

    January 16, 2010 1 Photo

  • Champs honored 2000 Girls State Champion Lady Comets honored It was 10 years ago that a girls' basketball team from the tiny town of Olive Hill made 16th Region history.

    January 1, 2010 1 Photo

  • 2009 Christmas Card 2009 Musical Christmas Card It's time again for the musical Christmas card slide show This year, local musicians The Ritch Collins Three-O provides the music.

    Watch the holiday photographs by Kevin Goldy and John Flavell go by as Ritch Collins, Bob Shortridge, and Jeff Carter get your foot tapping.

    See if you're in there.

    December 21, 2009 1 Photo

  • Farmers embrace switchgras Farmers embrace switchgrass A farmer who has watched Mother Nature throw her worst at his crops � rain-sodden springs, drought-withered summers, Biblical hordes of voracious, marauding birds � does not lightly embrace every new agricultural phenomenon.

    December 13, 2009 1 Photo

  • AYB Celebrating 20 years Video: 'A Christmas Fantasy' set This is the 20th year of Ashland Youth Ballet and to celebrate that milestone, the group has changed its Christmas program.

    December 4, 2009 1 Photo