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The Greater Ashland Beacon is owned and operated by Lora and Philip Stewart, and Jason and Kimberly Smith. Established in 2011, The Beacon has grown over the last decade into what you see now, a feel-good, weekly newspaper that brings local events to you. We pride ourselves in maintaining a close relationship with the community and love nothing more than to see the businesses, youth and civic organizations surrounding us thrive.
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Celebrating a Lifetime Tomcat Herb Conley is an Ashland Icon
Celebrating a Lifetime Tomcat Herb Conley is an Ashland Icon Sasha Bush Ashland Beacon The man… the myth… the legend! Growing up in the early 1950’s Herb Conley got to witness some of the Tomcats’ most talented football teams in action. One might say that Conley had the pleasure of watching hi...Read More
Local Music Community Rallies to Help One of their Own
Local Music Community Rallies to Help One of their Own Grace Phillips Ashland Beacon Life in smaller communities allows close friendships to develop, and you find folks always willing to rally around a friend or community member in their time of need. This weekend the music co...
Honoring Heroes of Vietnam
Honoring Heroes of Vietnam Pamela Hall Ashland Beacon The Poage Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a luncheon for Vietnam veterans on Sunday, March 12 at the Ashland Transportation Center. The event was more than just a luncheon, however. It was a “Welcome Home” fo...Read More