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  1. UPDATE | High school teacher arrested on child porn charges  WSAZ-TV
  2. Kentucky high school teacher arrested on child porn charges  WYMT News
  3. Kentucky math teacher arrested on child pornography charges  Lexington Herald Leader
  4. Ky. teacher arrested on child pornography charges  Kentucky Today
  5. Russell, Ky. Teacher Arrested On Child Porn Charges  LEX18 Lexington KY News
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Russell basketball belongs to Barrick | Sports  The Independent

Tom Barrick is 56 years old, but he feels like a spring chicken again, he said.

Upcoming 5ks and races  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Friday, Aug. 16n The 9th annual Maura Rae Kuhl AED Foundation 5K run/walk and 1 Mile Walk will be a glow run this year, starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug.

Students from across Eastern Kentucky attend High School Art Day  Morehead State University News

Morehead State's Department of Art and Design is well-known throughout the Commonwealth for its academic excellence as well as the success of its students.

UPDATE: Ex-Kentucky teacher pleads not guilty to child porn charges - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

UPDATE: (03/27/19). ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky high school teacher has been arrested on child pornography charges. - Advertisement -. News outlets ...

Former Russell man killed in skydive plane crash  The Independent

HONOLULU A former Russell man was one of 11 killed Friday in the crash of a skydiving plane on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

Former Russell football player killed in plane crash  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ASHLAND — Larry Lemaster was a rugged football player that coach Ivan McGlone used at center, guard or tackle to open gaping holes for his Russell Red ...

Ex-math teacher pleads not guilty  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG A former Russell mathematics teacher pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges Monday and pledged through his attorney to put forth a ...

Teacher pleads not guilty to child pornography charges  The Independent

By MIKE JAMES. The DAILY Independent. CATLETTSBURG A former Russell High School mathematics teacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to child ...

Russell High School takes regional Governor's Cup  The Independent

RUSSELL — Russell High School's academic team won the regional Governor's Cup competition Saturday solidifying their spot in the state competition.

No empty desks: getting kids back to school  The Independent

RUSSELL Among the 13000 public school students in Boyd and Greenup counties last year, more than 2200 missed enough school to be identified as ...

Russell grad realizing success on the big screen  The Independent

ASHLAND From racing in a Lamborghini to riding the range, a former Worthington resident is successfully pursing a career in show business.

Cheers to 40 years: Russell welcoming back 1978 champions | Sports  The Independent

RUSSELL In the minutes after winning his first state championship, Ivan McGlone gave an off-the-cuff quote informed by his previous experience with tough ...

Ashland at Russell high school soccer | Gallery  The Independent

Alfred J. Williams passed away Monday August 12, 2019. Funeral 1 p.m. Friday, Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel. Visitation 11a.m. until 1p.m.

Students receive scholarships | News |  The Independent

FLATWOODS Seniors Hunter Freeman of Russell High School and Sidney Rister of Raceland-Worthington High School are the recipients of 2019 Key Club ...

Craft Academy at Morehead State welcomes class of 2021 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

MOREHEAD, Ky. — The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University has announced the members of the 2021 class ...

Teacher indicted on child porn charges  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG The former Russell High School mathematics teacher arrested last week on child pornography charges was indicted Tuesday, according to ...

Going for baroque: All-volunteer “Messiah” cast to perform  The Independent

RUSSELL A handful of soloists, an orchestra of mostly students, and a chorus of volunteers will tackle Handel's classic oratorio “Messiah” next month in a ...

Communication and culture in top Spanish teacher's classroom  The Independent

RUSSELL Catherine Del Valle can teach you to hold a conversation in Spanish in less than a minute.

Merle drops pearls of hoop wisdom: Kidwell stays close to game by broadcasting  The Independent

When West Carter and Rowan County tip it up in the 16th Region Tournament girls quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon in Ellis T. Johnson Arena, one ...

Russell middle, high school dominates state | News  The Independent

RUSSELL You want to know something about science?

Russell dismisses McGlone  Huntington Herald Dispatch

RUSSELL, Ky. -- Since last July, Ivan McGlone sensed his days were numbered as head football coach at Russell High School.

Governor's School for Entrepreneurs selects 72 Kentucky high school students for highly competitive summer program – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (GSE), within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, today announced 72 ...

Teens get vape facts from physician  The Independent

FLATWOODS Vaping is more dangerous than many think, and can lead to serious medical problems, an area pulmonologist told Russell High School students ...

C.M. Russell High School 2017-2018 graduates  Great Falls Tribune

Katherine Achilles Annabella Aline Brandon Allen Abby Allison Sammie Jo Anderson Silas Andrews Charlie Armstrong Elijah Arnold Sophie Aron Ryan Banks

Governor's School for Entrepreneurship selects 72 high school students for summer program at NKU  User-generated content

The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (GSE), within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, has announced 72 high school students ...

Ky. toddler is a basketball video sensation  Huntington Herald Dispatch

RUSSELL, Ky. — “Diaper Dandy,” Dick Vitale's famous phrase for college basketball freshman phenoms, is an accurate description of Russell's incredible Elijah ...

Flatwoods woman reaches new level with robotic arm  The Independent

FLATWOODS Mariah Scott has a new friend who can fetch.

Internet police sting nabbed former teacher  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG An Ashland police officer used an assumed identity, posing as a teenage girl, to catch and arrest a former mathematics teacher on child ...

Kentucky teacher receives one-of-a-kind robotic arm  WVAH

A Greenup County, Ky. teacher got a one of kind addition in the classroom a few weeks ago that's now helping her reach new heights. For most teachers picking ...

Billy Ray Cyrus visits students in Ashland-Russell areas  WSAZ-TV

Billy Ray stopped by Paul Blazer High School, along with his wife Tish and daughter Noah, to greet participants at band camp. He also talked with the Russell ...

2019 Kentucky Derby Poster Contest winner announced – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The winning entry, as well as the second- and third-place finishers, in the annual Kentucky Derby Poster Contest were announced Saturday ...

UPDATE: Superintendent Discusses Russell Academic Scandal  WSAZ-TV

Russell School Superintendent Susan Compton discussed the academic scandal that has rocked Russell High School.

Teacher's gesture helps student through rough time  The Independent

FLATWOODS When Ashley Keeton's long dark hair started to fall out in the spring of her junior year, she spent a lot of time crying.

Pitching and a pick: Web gem ends pitchers' duel as Lions top Devils  The Independent

RUSSELL Pitching lovers Monday at Russell High School got a double scoop with a cherry of a defensive play on top.

Russell tabs Rice as baseball coach | Sports  The Independent

Coming off a runner-up finish in the 16th Region Tournament, new Russell baseball coach Tim Rice wants the Red Devils to just keep on keepin' on.

Members Choice names 2018 scholarship winners  The Independent

Ashland Members Choice Credit Union recently awarded ten scholarships to help student member-owners meet higher education goals.

4 Local Marching Bands Compete in Bands of America Grand National Competition  WOWK

Four marching bands from our viewing area are in Indianapolis to compete in the Bands of America Grand National Competition.

Braidy Industries' Board of Directors to Grant $1000 Student Leader Scholarships to 11 High School Seniors in 2019  Business Wire

Braidy Industries, Inc. (“Braidy”) announced today that again this year, the Company's Board of Directors will grant post-secondary scholarships and i.

Eagle Scholars program trains 2019-20 instructors  Morehead State University News

University and high school faculty members teaching in the Eagle Scholars program participated in a summer meeting Wednesday, June 12, at the Adron Doran ...

Russell names Maynard football coach | Local Sports  The Independent

Going back to Russell was a "definite goal" in his early coaching days.

UPDATE | Man from our region among victims in Hawaiian plane crash  WSAZ-TV

Larry Lemaster was from the Ashland area. His Facebook page says he was a graduate of Russell High School.

South Point band takes top honor at Buckeye Classic - The Tribune  Ironton Tribune

The 2018 Buckeye Classic at Ironton High on Saturday drew 13 schools to participate in the marching band competition, with South Point taking the top honor ...

Local woman accepted into professional military law corps  WOWK 13 News

A woman originally from Flatwoods, KY has been accepted into a professional military law corps for the United States Air Force. Ambrosia McKenzie, a former ...

First Lady Glenna Bevin announces Scott County student is winner of Kentucky Derby Poster Contest  User-generated content

First Lady Glenna Bevin on Saturday announced the winning entry, as well as the second- and third-place finishers, in her annual Kentucky Derby Poster ...

Evers hopes to inform others about Red Cross in new role  The Independent

ASHLAND As the new Red Cross Disaster Program Manager, Salliejo Evers hopes to spread the word of everything the organization has to offer.

KOVCCT Meet — Rymer Pattern: Ashland girls follow senior's lead; Boyd boys nab 2nd  The Independent

RUSSELL Sure, 200- and 400-meter dash wins were already in the books. So was a shot-put victory. But that didn't stop Sarah Rymer from accelerating through ...

Here is the winning 2019 Kentucky Derby poster

A Kentucky High school sophomore is behind the vibrant design.

Lock, block, barrel: Focused Carrico rejects punt, busts loose for long TD to lift Ironton  The Independent

RUSSELL It's more than a mascot name to Reid Carrico. He knew it meant more from the time he was an aspiring Ironton player looking up to his brother and.

Southern acclaim for Ditty | Sports  The Independent

ASHLAND Julie Ditty remembers well the tennis trips with family to various points in Kentucky and throughout the southern U.S. as a junior player.

Civics test grad requirement starts this year  The Independent

A state law requiring Kentucky high school students to pass a civics test in order to graduate goes into effect this year.

Greenup GOP names new chairman | News |  The Independent

GREENUP Twenty-four-year-old Ryan Biederman was the president of his class from seventh grade through senior year, now he's the chairman of his home ...

Smith wins Greenup sheriff race  The Independent

Matt Smith was elected the new sheriff of Greenup County Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results.

Why did D'Angelo Russell leave Kentucky for Ohio State? Buckeyes star opens up about self-reliance, his recruitment and the NBA

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There's this team located about an hour from where D'Angelo Russell grew up. You may have heard of it. The college basketball super ...

Area 7 Track & Field Championships: Wet, late, Ashland great  The Independent

RUSSELL On the eve of the Kentucky Derby, Ashland's track and field teams delivered another thoroughbred performance.

In their own words, Greenup county sheriff candidates  The Independent

GREENUP There are two candidates running for county sheriff on the Greenup County ballot. The Daily Independent asked Michael D. Leonhart and Matt Smith ...

The Gatton Academy selects 99 students for Class of 2020 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

By Zack Ryle. BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (April 4, 2018) – The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 99 Kentucky sophomores for ...

Ryan Russell makes job at Ashland Community Kitchen personal  The Independent

At 10 years old, Ryan Russell knew he wanted to be the pastor of a church when he grew up.

Ashland Beverage Centre to open in Russell  The Independent

RUSSELL If everything goes according to plan and all of the inventory can be checked into the system, the new Ashland Beverage Centre on Diederich ...

Teenager battles back from accident | News  The Independent

RUSSELL — It was in the quiet time of night sometime between dusk and dawn in June 2013 when Leslie Hicks received the call that no mother ever wants to.

Scott doesn't let handicap stop her from achieving goal  The Independent

ASHLAND — Graduating from college has become expected from today's generation, but for Mariah Scott it was an emotional accomplishment.

Sean Howard to step down as GIS superintendent  Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW – Glasgow Independent Schools Superintendent Sean Howard told the Glasgow Daily Times on Wednesday that he is stepping down from his ...

Parents, Students and Coaches Fight to Keep Ashland Pool Open  WSAZ-TV

The Ashland School Board will decide if the Paul Blazer High School pool will be re-purposed or renovated.

“You Don't Know Me!” — New column from Jim Fannin  The Independent

They say you can't go home. Who are “they?” They don't know me and they don't know my hometown of Ashland, Kentucky. This past week I drove about 500 ...

Democrat running for 98th District seat | News  The Independent

Editor's Note — This is the first of two stories. A story in Friday's paper will feature the candidacy of Danny Bentley.

Sharing stories to save lives  The Independent

The testimony of Alycen Rymer's death shows mental illness does not discriminate.

Former Russell athlete living her dream with the Reds  Huntington Herald Dispatch

RUSSELL, Ky. - Kayla Parsley was an outstanding basketball player for Russell High School and went on to play for Ohio Valley University in Parkersburg.

Achy Breaky anniversary | News  The Independent

ASHLAND — “He was about a 10-year overnight success,” said the late great DJ Chuck Black.

Small-town success story | Featured  The Independent

RUSSELL — “You can get there from here,” Don Moore and David Carter kept repeating Friday during a talk with seniors at Russell High School.

MATTHEW SPARKS: Seven stops, lots of raindrops | Sports  The Independent

July is one of several months people set aside for vacations. For area football teams, it's time to get back to work.

All-Area tennis: Six All-Staters make for memorable season  The Independent

Six All-State players in one season. Yes, 2016 will go down as one of the best for area high school tennis.

Braidy Industries to grant scholarships to 11 seniors  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ASHLAND - Braidy Industries Inc., an advanced manufacturer of metals for the global transportation and defense industries with a $1.68 billion aluminum mill ...

Weaver makes believer out of KCU | Sports  The Independent

Raceland basketball coach Bob Trimble said Travis Weaver “really started blossoming into a potential college player” as a sophomore.

Memorial Weekend celebrations set  The Independent

Around the country families and friends will gather to celebrate Memorial Day this weekend. The federal Holiday, observed on the fourth Monday in May, is a ...

Okoro's coach, Smith, not so 'rusty' | Sports  The Independent

SOUTH POINT Rusty Smith, an assistant track and field coach at South Point High School, has delivered professional results since 1980.

Macarons a pursuit of perfection  The Independent

RUSSELL The art of baking a French macaron cookie is a combination of science and experience in pursuit of perfection, according to Rachel Walker, founder ...

New superintendent starts work  The Independent

ASHLAND Meetings, paperwork, unpacking and more meetings — such was the first day on the job for new Ashland schools superintendent Sean Howard.

Duty sworn in as new Greenup County commissioner  The Independent

New Greenup County Commissioner Earnest “Earnie” Duty said he wants to help the county build on momentum generated by the announcement of a ...

Changes in offseason take root | Sports  The Independent

FLATWOODS For a second, it looked like an October night. The Russell and Lewis County football teams were not competing for a Class 3A, District 5 title.

Craft Academy holds second graduation ceremony  Morehead State University News

Morehead State University's Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics held its second graduation Saturday, May 12, at Button Auditorium.

Six seeking Sheriff's office in Greenup  The Independent

GREENUP Four Democrats and two Republicans are vying to fill the role of Greenup County Sheriff, an office that has been occupied by Democrat Keith Cooper ...

Fultz, Russell top Greenup | Sports  The Independent

FLATWOODS Thirteen days ago, Greenup County handed Russell its most lopsided defeat of the season, a 9-0 loss.

UK dancers to take international stage  The Independent

LEXINGTON — Two local women on the University of Kentucky dance team will be getting the opportunity of a lifetime this week.

Devils brew up drubbing | Sports |  The Independent

FLATWOODS Clean-up hitter Landon Brewer helped Russell wash away an 0-4 start to the season with a resounding 15-5 victory over rival Ashland in six ...

Local sports in brief: Russell, Hurricane play to stalemate  The Independent

HURRICANE, W.Va.Russell played traditional West Virginia girls soccer power Hurricane to a 0-0 draw on Monday night.

2018 Music Educator Award quarterfinalists announced - CBS This Morning  CBS News

A total of 197 music teachers from across the U.S. are quarterfinalists for the award presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum.

On-air Justice | Local  The Independent

Norma Kay returned to radio this week, even though she's never been far from local airwaves.

ALLISON KIFER AVSAR: We must see humanity in Muslims and immigrants  The Independent

My father allowed me to watch “Chucky” when I was 6, leaving me eternally terrified of knife-wielding dolls, the name Chucky and redheads.

Super Quik 5K — Fine weather, fond farewell: Holley, Moore win, Lumberg honored  The Independent

FLATWOODS Participants welcomed super conditions for the 23rd annual Super Quik 5K.

Georgetown College sports notebook: Football spring game is Thursday  News- Graphic

Georgetown College football to square off in the 121st Orange & Black Scrimmage 6:30 pm Thursday. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for this free evening of Tiger ...

Sophomores Shine Through Class of Kentucky Program  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2012) — The 2011-12 academic year has been a banner year at the University of Kentucky with record enrollment, the dedication of ...

Jacoway among 12 new members inducted into Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame  Northwest Georgia News

MONTGOMERY – Twelve major contributors to prep athletics in Alabama were inducted into the 27th class of the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Ashland-born Miss America dies at 92  The Independent

Ashland-born Miss. America dies at 92. EUBANK She was an American hero born in Ashland on Sept. 26, 1924, who became Miss America 1944. In Eubank, a ...

UPDATE: Teenager's pre-trial diversion will not be revoked after violation  WSAZ-TV

Dummitt will have to serve 90 days in jail for contempt, but will still be able to avoid jail time for the Conley case.

Court agrees to match Senior League funds for new field  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG Boyd County Senior League baseball officer David Marshall asked the Boyd County Fiscal Court for financial help getting a local league off ...

Autism no barrier for first-time author | News  The Independent

Isaiah Markin's debut children's book is a tightly told narrative with a protagonist who overcomes his own fears and the resentment of his peer.

Tammy Jo's Studio comes under new ownership  The Independent

Tammy Jo's Studio is going through some drastic changes that are, for now, hardly noticeable.

Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics selects class of 2018 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

MOREHEAD, Ky. (April 13, 2016) — The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University has selected 60 students for its ...

The Cardinal Countdown: 43 Days Until Kickoff  Card Chronicle

Thoughts: Patrick is a walk-on from Russell High School in his second year with the Cards. The good news for Soucy (not sure how it's supposed to be ...

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