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
Making Each Day Count One Breath at a Time
Making Each Day Count One Breath at a Time Deidra Bowling-Meade Ashland Beacon Thích Nhất Hạnh, who was a Vietnamese Thiền Buddhist monk, stated, “Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity. We need only be awake, alive in the present moment.” Ev...Read More
Congratulations Class of 2023!
Congratulations Class of 2023! Sasha Bush Ashland Beacon Graduation day is easily one of life’s most important and eagerly anticipated moments in our lives. It’s more than just a ceremony and goes well beyond putting that cap and gown on, hearing your name called, making that wa...
Stephens Plans to Soar Into the Next Chapter
Stephens Plans to Soar Into the Next Chapter Gwen Akers Ashland Beacon Bred in the Bluegrass and rooted in his heritage, Brennan Stephens is ready to soar to new heights after graduating high school. A Rose Hill native and graduate, Stephens has spent his high school career focusing on betteri...Read More