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9/24/2017
The city paid $129,000 in pension spikes for the Ashland Fire Department in 2015 after 14 members of the department retired over a two-year span. A pension spike is defined by Kentucky statute as a compensatory raise greater than 10 percent during...
9/24/2017
ASHLAND , Ky . (WSAZ) – A man from Boyd County was arrested Tuesday on child abuse and drug charges, the Boyd County Sheriff's Department says. Davon L. Tippett, 40, is charged with first-degree child abuse, trafficking in a controlled substance, ...and...
9/20/2017
WSAZ-TV "What they got to realize is these cars have been sitting in water for quite some time," said Tom McLeod. "You just don't know what's going to happen on the internal part of the car." McLeod is the owner of McLeod's Body Shop in Ashland and says...
9/18/2017
ASHLAND , Ky . (WSAZ) -- At least three people were taken to the hospital after a motorcycle accident on U.S. Route 60, according to dispatchers. It happened just after 8 p.m. Saturday near the 4400 block of 13th Street. Dispatchers say two motorcycles...
9/10/2017