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Greenup means go: Lewis finds no answer for Musketeers' offense

“Just backing him up,” the Greenup County junior running back said of the Musketeers’ stud senior, Dalton Halstead, “and when he gets tired, I’ll go in and I’ll do work.”

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-18 04:51:00

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

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

Owner of G.D. Ritzy's out of hospital

HUNTINGTON - Mike Woelfel was sitting at his desk Friday afternoon when his secretary announced he had a visitor.Much to his surprise, David Sidney "Sid" Torlone walked into his office.The G.D. Ritzy's owner is recovering from severe injuries suffered during an armed robbery and had been at a rehabi

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

Burg welcomes home World Champs - Portsmouth Daily Times

Family and friends met the team at the rest area just north of Lucasville on U.S. 23, and were lead by a fleet of fire trucks, police cars, and a number of emergency medical vehicles all the way to their home fields. Upon driving south on 23 and then connecting on 52 East, the girls from Wheelersbur

PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-17 20:00:23

Police blotter: Shoplifting included among HPD incident reports

HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by police reports from the Huntington Police Department:The Huntington Police Department listed 18 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Friday, according to the printout released by the department. However, the individual pol

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

Hometown Hero: Taj Sardar

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) --Sometimes it takes the bad, to bring out what's best.In the city of Ashland, Kentucky, no one can tell you that better this week that local business owner, Taj Sardar."God works in mysterious ways, Taj Sardar. "God is good and made everything turn around the other way."Sardar o

WSAZ - 2018-08-18 15:33:00

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


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.


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

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.


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


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

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.


COVER STORY — Fri-Nite Heroes: Dalton Adkins

Dalton Adkins tackles, catches, carries, intercepts, kicks, punts, returns each of those, and could, if asked to, throw. Which does he like best?

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-17 15:15:00

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


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


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.


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.


City health department cleans up - Portsmouth Daily Times

Those employees were armed with power washers, leaf blowers and other types of cleaning equipment. The idea was obviously to give the outside of the building a bit of polish, much the same polish as was to be applied to the interior of the building early this week.