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Cannabidiol store opens in Ashland
ASHLAND A new business in Ashland is a one stop shop for cannabidiol (CBD), an herbal health supplement. Your CBD Store offers a variety of forms of CBD including oil tinctures that can be dropped under the tongue, water soluble oil that can be mixed in drinks, gummies, soft gel caps, topical creams
Traffic Advisory: US 23 down to one lane in Ashland
ASHLAND, Ky. (WTVQ) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says US 23 (Winchester Avenue) is down to one lane of traffic each direction in the 40th Street area of Ashland for utility repairs.
Ashland prepares water line repair
The city of Ashland was planning to commence a water line repair tonight that is expected, at a minimum, to impact traffic on US Highway 23. The repair is in the same area where a major water line busted this summer, prompting an outage to thousands of customers. City Manager Michael Graese said Mon
Ross gets Russell rolling vs. Spring Valley
RUSSELL Kaeli Ross’ shot was so dialed in even her coach knew the shot was good when it left the sophomore’s fingertips. As Ross launched another triple only a few steps from Russell coach Mandy Layne, the word “Nice” echoed throughout the “Marv” as Layne praised the sharpshooter’s stroke before the
Fugitive sex-offender soccer coach headed back to Ohio after arrest in Tennessee
A former Ohio soccer coach, who has been on the run since he was convicted in November of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl on his team, was captured when a woman he met on a dating site researched him and alerted authorities.
Strong real estate market in the Ashland area continues
ASHLAND -- It's been another strong year for residential real estate in Ashland and surrounding areas. In fact, its been so strong that residential home sales set a record. New statistics from the Ashland Area Board of Realtors show through November 2018, 978 properties were sold. That's 20 more tha
Elks treat preschoolers to early Christmas
WESTWOOD The sound of ripping paper filled the preschool classroom at Fairview Elementary for about 30 seconds Friday morning, because that’s all the time it took for kids to unwrap some early Christmas gifts.
Prep roundup: South Point holds off Lewis County charge
SOUTH POINT Leading 38-14 after three quarters, and having held Lewis County to two points in the third frame, South Point couldn’t coast home on Monday night. The visiting Lady Lions outscored the Lady Pointers 25-9 in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough for Lewis County to catch up in a 47-39
Three arrested following gunshots downtown
HUNTINGTON - Three people were arrested on various charges following gunshots in downtown Huntington early Monday. Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial said a call of shots fired from a vehicle at a home was reported at 1:23 a.m. in the 400 block of 6th Avenue.
Home confinement denied in kidnapping, murder case
HUNTINGTON - Cabell County Circuit Judge Paul T. Farrell denied a request for home confinement for a man convicted for his role in the Cabell County stabbing death of a man and beating of a kidnap victim late last year.
Ashland to offer paid recycling option for those outside city limits
ASHLAND - The city of Ashland will open its recycling bins for residents outside Ashland for $100 per year starting Jan. 1, said Mayor Steve Gilmore. Ashland residents will still be able to use the recycling bins beneath the two bridges to Ohio at no extra charge. City residents already pay a monthl
CAReS helps hundreds for the holidays
ASHLAND – The Neighborhood’s CAReS non-profit provided gifts on Saturday to over 350 Ashland area children to open on Christmas morning. This time of year children are looking forward to waking up on Christmas morning and seeing surprises under their Christmas tree. However for many families in need
Former school employee in jail on sex charges
GREENUP A former Russell school bus mechanic who also was a substitute bus driver remains in jail following his arrest in August on sex charges involving minors. Robert Havel, 68, of Flatwoods is in the Greenup County Detention Center with his bond set at $100,000, according to the jail’s website.
Milton man admits to selling more than 400 grams of heroin
HUNTINGTON - A Milton man faces two decades in federal prison after admitted Monday he sold more than 400 grams of heroin in the Milton area earlier this year. Jeremy A. Kinder, 39, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin in federal court Monday. He faces up to 20 years in fede
Man faces prison after selling fentanyl
HUNTINGTON - A Detroit man faces federal prison time after selling fentanyl to a confidential informant in Huntington earlier this year. Octavius Ellis, 23, pleaded guilty Thursday in a Huntington federal court to knowingly and intentionally distributing fentanyl. He faces up to 20 years in prison a
South Point man sentenced to prison for vehicle theft
IRONTON - A South Point, Ohio, man was sentenced to 17 months in prison last week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court for theft of a motor vehicle. Ryan J. McCloud, 31, of Private Drive 550, South Point, also was ordered by Judge Andy Ballard to pay $3,300 in restitution. He could be released to t
Three jailed on felony charges Saturday
BARBOURSVILLE - Three people were jailed on felony charges Saturday, according to booking records kept at Western Regional Jail. Richard Allen Adkins, 42, was incarcerated at 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Authorities in Logan County charged him with fleeing in a vehicle, public intoxication, reckless driving,
This Week in the Tri-State
1 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg. 5 p.m. — International Folklanders Dance Group, Folk Dance House, Ponderosa Estates. For more information, call (606) 928-9372.
Ashland to offer recycling passes for non-residents
ASHLAND – The Ashland Board of Commissioners approved the first reading of an ordinance on Thursday that would allow non-residents to utilize the Ashland recycling center by purchasing an annual recycling pass for $100.
Kentucky road to be closed for repairs
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. - A portion of Ky. 3294 between Catlettsburg and Cannonsburg Road will be temporarily closed beginning Monday for roadway and drainage repairs, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Highways.