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Carter man arrested after police chase in Boyd

Chase Tackett, 21, was on a motorcycle eastbound on U.S. 60, allegedly traveling at 73 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone and ran a red light, a deputy alleged in a uniform citation.

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-16 14:57:00

AARON SNYDER: Friday night motor running

So, we’ll gladly just ease into this vehicle out of the driveway, 10-and-2 the wheel and ... floor it, let the engine roar and watch the speedometer needle climb!

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-17 03:36:00

Parents jailed on charges of child neglect, intent to deliver drugs

HUNTINGTON - Two Huntington parents were jailed Friday after police found evidence of a marijuana grow operation at an allegedly bug-ridden residence in deplorable condition.Bethany Lynn Henderson and Brian Dean Henderson, both 36, were jailed at 2:45 a.m. Friday. They were charged by the Cabell Cou

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-18 04:01:00

Power company impostor steals from elderly woman

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) --Police say an elderly woman recently allowed someone into their home who claimed to be a Kentucky Power employee wanting to check equipment.The impostor stole nearly 60 dollars in cash along with the woman's purse.Kentucky Power says scammers are becoming increasingly deceptive


Fentanyl, heroin and marijuana seized in bust

When detectives with the F.A.D.E task force, Carter County Sheriff's Office and the Olive Hill Police Department executed a search warrant last Wednesday, they seized enough fentanyl to kill every man, woman and child in Carter County with drugs left over."It was 65 grams of fentanyl," Sheriff Jeff


Ironton's Rally on the River releases band schedule for 15th annual biker rock festival

IRONTON -That rumble on the river is not another summer thunderstorm just the tailpipe roar of tens of thousands of motorcyclists descended upon downtown Ironton, Ohio to gather and rock out in downtown for the 15th annual Rally on the River.Bikes roll in Thursday, Aug, 16 with Facing Fire kicking o


Kentucky High School Football: East Carter outruns Magoffin in Week 1

The Raiders starts the season with a mark in the win column, beating the Hornets, 47-12.

WVAH.COM - 2018-08-18 00:15:22

Locals earn awards at Rio Grande nursing program

The Herald-DispatchRIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College recognized 34 Class of 2018 graduates from the Holzer School of Nursing's Hybrid LPN-RN Advanced Placement Track with a pinning ceremony Friday, Aug. 10.Dr. Donna Mitchell, dean of the College of Prof

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 04:01:00

Mental health and addiction services expo

Pathways, Inc., the largest and longest serving mental health and addiction provider in Eastern Kentucky, will be hosting a one-day EXPO at the Morehead Conference Center on Thursday, Aug. 30, to showcase many of its hundreds of services.Currently, Pathways has about 600 employees serving approximat

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2018-08-17 15:30:00

Greenup County investment pays off

This is certainly demonstrated in the case of Greenup County, which spent $1.5 million in renovations to the county jail. The renovations focused on upgrading the facility, built in 1989, in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, lighting, roofing, laundry and kitchen facilities.

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-17 09:30:00

Ashland leaders award key to the city to gas station owner targeted by racist post

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) --A week after Taj Sardar, the owner of a Shell Station in Ashland, was the victim of a racist rant from an off-duty ambulance employee, he's now a recipient of the key to the city.


Controlled drug buys lead to multiple arrests in Boyd

Timothy Lane Smith, 56, of Catlettsburg was arrested and listed as the property owner on citations. Smith is charged with two counts of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance and one count of cultivating marijuana.


Carter County Road Rally 2018

Adventurous teams set forth Saturday on a journey spanning 100 miles across Carter County as Grigsby Outdoor Adventures presented the first-ever “Carter County Road Rally 2018.”The all-day adventure sent the teams to sites of historical significance, which spanned nearly every corner of Carter Count


Classes start for first students in ACTC's Braidy Industries program

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) --Back to school is the first step for more than 100 people to go back to work.This is the first week of classes for the men and women looking for a job at Braidy Industries, the billion-dollar development in Greenup and Boyd counties.The Advanced Integrated Technology program at


Greenup County seeing return on jail investment

Last March the county decided to pursue the renovations. The county solicited bids and hired the Perfection Group to carry out the upgrades. The renovations focused on upgrading the facility, built in 1989, in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, lighting, roofing, laundry and kitchen facilities.

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-16 09:15:00

Kentucky Power warns of imposter accused of stealing money, purse from elderly woman

ASHLAND, Ky. (WYMT) -Kentucky Power is warning customers of scammers posing as company employees.The utility company says an elderly Ashland resident let someone claiming to work for Kentucky Power into her home to check equipment. The imposter stole $58 and the woman's purse.“We are continuing to s


Rowan County food service worker tests positive for Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is transmitted by oral contact with fecal matter. It attacks the liver and causes symptoms including abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, fever and jaundice.


Park employee stuck by needle found in Huntington park, diagnosed with Hep C

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Every morning, crews for the Greater Huntington Parks & Recreation District go out to the city's 14 parks and look for trash and needles so children are not stuck by one while they are playing.


Ashland restaurant owner targeted by racist comments gets community support

Business is now booming for a restaurant owner in Ashland after he and his restaurant were subjected to racist comments last week over social media. (WCHS/WVAH) Business is now booming for one restaurant owner in Ashland after he and his restaurant were subjected to racist comments last week over so


Police blotter: Man accused of being found in possession of heroin

HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court:POSSESSION WITH INTENT: One person was arrested about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Marshall University Child Development Center after allegedly being found in possession of heroin.Franklin