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Boyd sheriff's deputies arrest Ashland man on child abuse, trafficking

CATLETTSBURG The Boyd Sheriff's Department seized guns and 1,100 pills on Tuesday after receiving a tip an Ashland school student showed signed signs of physical abuse. Davon L. Tippett, 40, of Ashland was charged with first-degree child abuse; first degree trafficking in a controlled substance; pos

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 14:01:00

Photo investigation leads to discipline

One Paul G. Blazer High School student has been disciplined in connection with a group of students who allegedly were exchanging inappropriate photos on their cell phones, according to Ashland Superintendent Sean Howard. The photo exchange was brought to the attention of the district and police by l

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 09:30:00

Breaking: Ashland Plaza Hotel officially sold

ASHLAND Two businessmen officially bought the Ashland Plaza Hotel and announced Thursday how they plan to turn it into a 4-star Marriott-brand Delta Hotel - a move city officials hope will energize a struggling downtown. Jim Nizzo and Andy Spiros, of New York-based WB Hospitality, made the announce

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 17:10:00

Rand Paul praises Braidy Industries: "an exciting time to be in Ashland"

ASHLAND -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul met with leaders of Braidy Industries in Ashland on Thursday, saying the arrival of the aluminum manufacturer in the Tri-State will offer a much-needed and very exciting economic boost to the region. "I don't think I have the words to say how exciting it is," said Paul

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 18:03:00

Ashland Child Development Center launches campaign

ASHLAND Anything they need to learn, we try to teach them. These words describe the philosophy at the Ashland Child Development Center on Central Avenue. For 44 years the nonprofit center has been a mainstay for the community, giving children a safe, nurtured environment to grow and learn. "I want t

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 09:15:00

Six arrested on drug charges in two days

WAYNE - Six people were arrested on drug charges after two separate instances this week. Phillip "Tony" Stearns, 49, and Kimberly Fannin, 53, both of Huntington, are each charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine and conspiracy to deliver

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 20:53:00

New hotel to be built in Ironton

Ironton will see another hotel rise in the Gateway Centre. On Tuesday, local officials and Mike Holtz, president of MPH Hotels, announced the construction of Towneplace Suites Marriott across the street from the Holiday Inn Express. Holtz said that it was a $15 million project for the company and it

IRONTON ONLINE - 2017-09-21 16:07:00

2 rejected plea deals are headed to trial in Ironton

IRONTON - Several people rejected plea offers Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court and are scheduled to go to trial in the next few weeks. Bernard Waller, 28, of Detroit, faces a maximum eight years if convicted of trafficking drugs. He was offered a plea deal of six years and the state w

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

Residential fire sends two squatters out abandoned house window, spreads next door

HUNTINGTON - The city's biggest residential fire since December sent two squatters out of an abandoned house's window in the 400 block of 5th Street on Wednesday afternoon and spread to the house next door, according to Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader. The abandoned house was boarded up in the front

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Huntington High Homecoming Parade begins at 7 p.m.

Lineup for participants will begin at 6:15 p.m. in front of the bus station at 4th Avenue and 13th Street. The parade route will follow 4th Avenue from 13th Street to 8th Street. Parking along the route will be restricted.Welcome to the discussion. Lineup for participants will begin at 6:15 p.m. in

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 17:09:00

Several great events coming up

Flatwoods Christian Church at Waco is having revival services this week. Johny Collins is preaching each night and will continue through Friday night at 6:45 p.m. Dennis Pasley sang on Wednesday night. Tonight, "His Praise" made up of Tommie and Connie Still will be singing. Friday night, Guarded He

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-21 16:03:00

COLUMN: Forgotten, then Revived, Huntington Tunnel Stirs Anger

The cleanup of The West End Pedestrian Tunnel was symbolic of the city of Huntington coming together. Dwayne Woods and Todd Sweeney gathered citizens who invested time, money, supplies, and sweat into cleaning up the tunnel. Tina Brooks, a Councilwoman, even donated $100. This cleanup showed the c

HUNTINGTONNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 10:06:00

State reps to be part of Rethinking Addiction town hall meeting

There will be another town hall meeting to address the drug problem in the Ironton area and there will be representatives from the Ohio Attorney General and Ohio congressmen's office in attendance. Rethinking Addiction: The Community Awareness about the Burden of Substance Abuse and Addiction Event

IRONTON ONLINE - 2017-09-21 06:56:00

Party in the Park to benefit animal advocacy group Saturday

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON - Party in the Park, a fundraiser for Advocates Saving Adoptable Pets, is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the last shelter in Ritter Park, at the west end side of the park. The event will feature pizza and bottled water, as well as games and other fun activities. Adoptabl

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

Photos: Cabell County Public Library Pumpkin painting party

Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch Eight-year-old Ram Balasubramanian checks out the progress his sister 6-year-old Adithi Balasubramanian is making during the Cabell County Public Library main branch's pumpkin painting party on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in downtown Huntington. Sholten Singer/The He

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 21:06:00

Beating death suspect found fit to stand trial

HUNTINGTON - The last of three suspects charged in the beating death of a homeless man will face the grand jury after being found mentally competent to stand trial. Willie David Layne, 24, of Greenup, Kentucky, waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday morning in Cabell County Magistrate Court, said

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Pair found guilty of second-degree murder in Jayden Jones death trial

HUNTINGTON - While two parents admitted they did physically abuse and neglect 3-year-old Jayden Jones, who was found dead in his Huntington home in July 2016, and failed to seek medical attention to save his life, a jury found Thursday their actions did not equate to first-degree murder. Jayden's mo

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 18:48:00

Local energy executive to deliver WVU lecture

MORGANTOWN - Keith Hainer, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Contura Energy, will speak Thursday as part of West Virginia University's Department of Mining Engineering's William N. Poundstone Lecture Series. The lecture, entitled "A Career of Opportunities," will begin at 5 p.

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

Police Blotter: Nonprofit in Guyandotte for special-needs children burglarized

GUYANDOTTE - About $2,000 worth of items were stolen from the nonprofit Adriaunna Paige Foundation overnight Tuesday in the 300 block of Bridge Street in Guyandotte. Clothing and open boxes were scattered on floors throughout the building. Stolen items included a 60-inch TV, a surround-sound system,

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Child abuse case in hands of jury

HUNTINGTON - Smoke, lights and mirrors are all the Cabell County prosecutors have in their case against two Huntington parents accused of murder in the 2016 death of 3-year-old Jayden Jones, defense attorneys say. The case is now in the hands of the jury who start deliberation Thursday, but before t

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00