Latest Ashland News

Employee gets company to glow purple for victims’ rights

Apr. 23, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Community members are used to seeing the tower at Arconic, known as the accumulator, lit brightly for various occasions — it glows pink in honor of breast cancer awareness and green for Christmas — but it will turn purple to put the spotlight on victims’ rights. ...

Appeal filed for ex-clerk who refused marriage licenses

Apr. 01, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Kentucky clerk who wouldn't issue marriage licenses to two same-sex couples have appealed a federal court ruling that she violated the couples' constitutional rights and might have to pay damages. Kim Davis, former clerk of Rowan County,...

Judge: Same-sex marriage license denials violated rights

Mar. 19, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

A federal judge has ruled that a former Kentucky clerk violated the constitutional rights of two same-sex couples who were among those to whom she wouldn't issue marriage licenses — a refusal that sparked international attention and briefly landed her in jail in 2015. U.S. District...

The Associated Press' 2021 Kentucky All-State Football Teams

Mar. 11, 2022 20:09 PM EST

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback: Cameron Hergott, Beechwood. Running back: Isaac Dixon, Belfry; Xavier Brown, Lexington Christian. Wide receivers: Dane Key, Lexington Frederick Douglass; Cole Lanter, Boyle County; Vinny Anthony, Louisville Male. ...

Tuesday's Scores

Mar. 08, 2022 23:50 PM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= KHSAA Regional Championship= Region 3= Muhlenberg County 60, McLean County 47 Region 4= Warren Central 58, Bowling Green 50 Region 5= John Hardin 58, Elizabethtown 53, OT ...

Senate OKs bill to recoup state investment in mill project

Feb. 23, 2022 20:38 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate signaled Wednesday that it's time for an aluminum company to follow through on its long-stalled promise to build a massive plant backed by a state investment. A bill that won Senate passage would set in motion efforts to recover the...