Boyd County Newswire

Boyd County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Boyd County, KY.

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  1. Contractor dies at AK Steel plant in KentuckyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Hico, West Virginia. She said the company is working with local officials to determine how the death occurred. Boyd County Coroner Mark Hammond says it appears that Walters came into contact with a wire while performing testing work at a substation. ...

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  2. Headlines From Around The StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... Hico, West Virginia. She said the company is working with local officials to determine how the death occurred. Boyd County Coroner Mark Hammond says it appears that Walters came into contact with a wire while performing testing work at a substation. ...

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  3. Former Ashland supervisor charged in missing tires caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A former Ashland mechanic supervisor has been charged in connection with $144,000 worth of tires that went missing from the city's garage. The Ashland Independent reports that 56-year-old Joseph A. Burriss was indicted on Monday by a Boyd County Grand Jury on the charge of abusing public trust. 7 comments

  4. Harassing Communications Charge in Boyd CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police have charged a Carter County resident with harassing communications of an eighteen year old student at Paul Blazer High School. On April 29, 2015 the Kentucky State Police Post 14 received a report from Paul Blazer High School pertaining to the harassment of a student athlete.

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  5. Death Investigation in Boyd CountyRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is investigating a fatal shooting which occurred on Saturday April 4, 2015 just prior to 4:00 am at 1520 Oneal Drive in Rush, KY . The Boyd County Sheriff's Department requested assistance with an investigation involving a burglary at the residence on Oneal Drive, which resulted in Gregory W. Coddington being fatally shot by the homeowner.

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  6. Boyd County Homeowner Fatally Shoots IntruderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    During the course of the investigation it was determined that Coddington unlawfully forced entry into the residence and engaged in a physical altercation with the homeowner. During the altercation the homeowner fired several shots from a handgun, fatally wounding Coddington.

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  7. New Signs Aimed at Helping with Safety on Highway CurvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... .S. 60 in Rowan County; Kentucky 7 in Carter County; Kentucky 5 in Greenup County; and Kentucky 3, 5 and 1937 in Boyd County.

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  8. New signs aimed at helping with safety on highway curvesRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... .S. 60 in Rowan County; Kentucky 7 in Carter County; Kentucky 5 in Greenup County; and Kentucky 3, 5 and 1937 in Boyd County.

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  9. WMD in the HomelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | CNN

    ... it. I am enclosing a story I have written about the effects of a local landfill in my community. Our Citizens of Boyd County Environmental Coalition desperately need help in educating the citizens about the effects on the environment and our health. ...

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  10. Police Arrest Man Accused Of Hitting Kentucky Deputy With VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Investigators in Boyd County say they have arrested the man who hit a deputy with a vehicle, then rammed a police cruiser. The suspect has been identified as Stephan Pyles, 41, from Crossville, TN, according to our sister station, WSAZ-TV.

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  11. Jobless rates down in 117 Ky. countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between January 2014 and January 2015, while Russell County went up, and Boyd and Elliott counties' rates stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the commonwealth at 3.9 percent.

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  12. Some Kentucky Counties Unemployment Rates DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training said Thursday the jobless rate went up in Russell County, and the rates stayed the same in Boyd and Elliott counties. It was followed by Fayette County at 4.3 percent; Scott County at 4.4 percent and Oldham and Shelby counties at 4.5 percent each.

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  13. Coal fortrash is no fair tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | State Journal

    ... and households hundreds of miles from this community soon will be buried in Big Run Landfill off U.S. 60 in Boyd County. Much of it will be brought to the landfill not by the truckload, but by the trainload. CSX currently is building a 3,000-foot ...

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  14. 16th Region basketball tournament updateRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    ... begin 25 minutes following the end of the first game, or at approximately 7:30 p.m., with Fleming County facing Boyd County. The finals for the girls tournament will be held on Sunday at 7 p.m. Boys first round first session games will be held on ...

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  15. The Kentucky Gentlemen of Big Blue NationRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | A Sea of Blue

    I was born in Boyd County in 1964, raised there, and visited places all over the state. I remember being impressed as a boy and young man by many of the older men I met as I travelled around the state.

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  16. 16th Region basketball postponed Wednesday and ThursdayRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    ... scheduled for Wednesday will now be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015. The first game will be at 12 p.m., with Boyd County facing Elliott County. The second game will begin 25 minutes following the end of the first game, or at approximately 1:30 p.m., ...

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  17. Police Say Man Shot Daughter's BoyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A Boyd County man is in jail for allegedly shooting his daughter's boyfriend. It happened Friday in Ashland.

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  18. Wanted Fugitive from St. Louis, Missouri Arrested in Boyd CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    ... without incident. On December 22, 2014 Melkis Oreyana, age 26, of St. Louis, MO, was arrested, lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center and charged with: TFC Michael Murriell Public Affairs Officer Kentucky State Police Post 14, Ashland (606) ...

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  19. Raiders drop tourney opener to RacelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    ... Hunter Johnson netted nine points for the Raiders. In other opening round games in the Derby Classic it was Boyd County 65, Pikeville 47; Betsy Layne 69, East Carter 61 and Russell 60, Henry County 59. Raceland (67): Messer 15, Vance 13, Braden 4, ...

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  20. Man Wanted In Missouri Murder Arrested In KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... stop, after police in Saint Louis contacted state police about the investigation for a murder. Oreyana is in the Boyd County Detention Center facing charges ranging from giving a false name to murder. A man killed in a rollover crash Monday morning, ...

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