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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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Daring to Dream Students Showcase Entrepreneurial Spirit in Business Pitch Program Sasha Bush The Ashland Beacon The Glockner Dare to Dream high school regional business pitch competition is underway! This annual event is held at Shawnee State University and provides area high school students ...Read More
Challenger League Lifting Kids Up to Their Potential One Game at a Time Sasha Bush The Ashland Beacon “We rise by lifting others.” That is a saying I am sure we have all heard at one point in our lives. What does that mean? Sometimes, the simplest way to lift others is just by making sure they ...
Boyd County’s New Animal Shelter is “Pawsitively Purr-fect” Sasha Bush The Ashland Beacon The residents of Boyd County have reason to celebrate as doors to its newest animal shelter prepare to open bringing with it the promise of providing a safe haven for homeless pets while forging a valuable...Read More