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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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Embracing Change The Harpers Make Each Day Count
Embracing Change The Harpers Make Each Day Count Deidra Bowling-Meade The Ashland Beacon Most days were spent working–the wife an RN, the husband a pipe welder. They loved spending time together as a family. The loving couple with their adorable 18-month-old son were e...Read More
100 Units of Blood & 1 Kidney Ashland Hero’s Donation Journey
100 Units of Blood & 1 Kidney Ashland Hero’s Donation Journey Deidra Bowling-Meade The Ashland Beacon Who is your favorite superhero? What powers does he/she possess? Superheroes are known for their exceptional skills and ability to save the day with a flying leap,...
Ashland Native Ali Wilcox Tackles Kidney Disease with Positivity, Perseverance, & Purpose
Ashland Native Ali Wilcox Tackles Kidney Disease with Positivity, Perseverance, & Purpose Deidra Bowling-Meade The Ashland Beacon Imagine spending your life chronically ill from grade school into adulthood, going to doctor after doctor not knowing what is wrong and trying to fi...Read More