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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
Love Knows No Limits: Play and Pray for Woodsy Deidra Bowling-Meade The Ashland Beacon This article is published in loving memory of Scott Woods who passed away on Thursday, September 14 at Hospice in Ashland. Scott’s earthly journey is through, but I know he got to hear these words: “Hi...Read More
Appalachian Regional Commission in Ashland Kathy Clayton The Ashland Beacon A contingent of influential leaders from around the 13-state Appalachian region gathered in Ashland September 11-12 for the Appa...
CP-1 Hall of Fame Adds 10 New Inductees Sasha Bush The Ashland Beacon “Baseball is more than a game. It’s like life played out on a field.” - Juliana Hatfield On Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023, over a hundred people gathered at Ashland’s Central Park to welcome 10 new members to the legendar...Read More