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A comprehensive listing of departmental names and phone numbers and email addresses.

You Can Contact Us Several Different Ways
Our Address: 224 17th Street
Ashland, KY 41101
Or By Phone: (606) 326-2600 or (800) 955-5860

We appreciate all correspondence, and will reply when possible and necessary.

Administration

PATRICIA BENNETT, Publisher
pbennett@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2601

Advertising
KIM HARPER, Advertising Sales Manager
kharper@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2622

CREATIVE AD SERVICES
adservices@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2603

CLASSIFIED AD SALES
classified@dailyindependent.com
kwhite@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2625

Circulation
CUSTOMER SERVICE - (606) 326-2674

LISA CALLIHAN, Director of Audience Development and HR
lcallihan@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2606

News
AARON SNYDER, Editor
asnyder@dailyindependent.com
(606)326-2664

LEE WARD, Lifestyles Editor
lward@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2661

CHARLES ROMANS
cromans@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2655

Newsroom

MIKE JAMES, Education Reporter
mjames@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2652

HENRY CULVYHOUSE, Reporter
henry@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2653

TEMECKA EVANS, Reporter
tevans@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2651

IT Technologies
GENE HALLAHAN, Composing Manager/Technician
ghallahan@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2636

Photography
KEVIN GOLDY, Photographer
kgoldy@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2659

Production/Pressroom-Mailroom-Distribution
MAILROOM-DISTRIBUTION
(606) 326-2669

JIM JENKINS
jjenkins@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2667

Sports
ZACK KLEMME, Sports editor
zklemme@dailyindependent.com
(606)326-2658

ROCKY STANLEY
rstanley@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2654

MATTHEW SPARKS
msparks@dailyindependent.com
(606) 326-2671

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Stephen Allen Mathews, 78, of Ashland, died Sunday. A private graveside service will be held Thursday, at Woodmere Memorial Park. To leave a condolence or to view the full obituary, please visit steenfuneralhome.com.

Geneva Smith Martin, 80, of Grayson, passed away at the Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Grayson. Private graveside services will be at the Smith-Claxon Cemetery. Arrangements by the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson.

Donald R. Butcher, 80, Scottown, Ohio, died March 28, 2020. Born January 29, 1940. Survived by daughter Janie Butcher of Catlettsburg. Private Graveside 1:00pm Tuesday Ashland Cemetery Mausoleum. Private visitation 11:30a.m.to12:30p.m. Tuesday, Neal Funeral Home, Catlettsburg.

Max Risom Ison, 76, died Sunday. He is survived by his wife Brenda Parsons Ison. Private services at East Carter County Memory Gardens. Full obit and condolences can be seen at malonefuneralhome.com