The Freekin' Beacon
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who we are
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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Just a taste of what's going on in the Community!
Our Featured Articles
Boyd County Extension Services Offers Holiday Wreath-Making Program Lora Parsons The Ashland Beacon The “hustle and bustle” of the Christmas season may bring to mind images of crowded shopping malls, busy parking lots, and lots of parties to celebrate family and friends. What likely doesn’t co...Read More
Shopping Small Makes a Big Difference Sasha Bush The Ashland Beacon With Christmas right around the corner, we are scrambling to find the perfect gifts for all our loved ones. One of the best places to find the most unique gifts is by shopping the small locally owned businesses within our commu...Read More