December 3, 2012
The George Rogers Clark boys basketball team fell victim to a last-second buzzer beater at Pendleton County Saturday. The host Wildcats sank a three-pointer as time expired for a 59-56 triumph over the Cardinals in a contest that was close from start to finish. The loss dropped the Cardinals to 0-2 on the season. The Cards had two chances to break a 56-56 deadlock in the closing seconds but couldn't convert. Garrett Appleman connected on the game-winner for the Wildcats. “We were holding for the last shot, got a real good look and it just didn't fall,” he said.
October 3, 2007
Robert Lawrence Nunley III, 42 of Ashland died Tuesday Oct. 2, of injuries received in an auto accident. Born Aug. 28, 1965 he was the husband of Gladys Murdoch Nunley, son of Robert Nunley, Jr. of Ashland and Mary Steele of Mt. Sterling. He is survived by a son, Jacob Stinnett of Mississippi, three sisters, Connie Hobbs of Ashland, Cheryl Bowling of Versailles, and Sue Ann Innes of Mt. Sterling, two nephews, two nieces and two great-nieces. He was preceded in death by a step father, Jack Steele.
August 8, 2007
Carolyn Sue Evans Osborne, 65 of Lexington, mother, sister and wife, died Monday, Aug. 6, after a long illness. She was a medical records supervisor for Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida, and a member of The Church at Athens. She is survived by her husband, Franklin D. Osborne, of Knoxville, Tenn.; her two daughters, Crystal Osborne and Lisa F. Osborne, both of Lexington; sister, Judy Williams of Ashland; a brother-in-law, Robert Griffith of Ashland; a granddaughter, Shelby Christine Osborne; two nieces and their husbands, Jennifer and Danny Barnes of Nicholasville and Kelly and Eric Edmonds of Michigan; and two nephews, Robert Griffith and Greg and Devonna Suiter of Ashland.
May 23, 2013
Rev. Robert Wayne Cox, 42, of Lanesville, Ind., passed away Wednesday, May 15. Born Jan. 6, 1971, in Ashland, Rob was a son Jerry L. and Anna Jean Brown of Ashland and Charles Robert Cox of Pottstown, Penn. He was a minister, a school teacher and a member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany, Ind. Other survivors include his wife, Lara Haug Lieber Cox; daughters, Lesa and Kayla Cox; step-sons, Anthony Lieber (Alisa Sutherland) and Gregory Lieber (Meredith McCabe); and sisters, Lesley (Joshua)
April 24, 2007
Boyle County eighth-grader CeCe Witten lost only five games in three matches to win the 16-and-under division at the Stuart Blazer Junior Memorial Tournament in Ashland over the weekend. Witten, 13, is a two-time defending regional singles champion.
November 28, 2007
James Cecil Helms, 70, of Ashland and husband of Emma Marguaret McCarty Helms died Tuesday, Nov. 20 at his home. Born Nov. 12, 1937 in Boyle County he is the son of the late James Vernon and Martha Jane Hughes Helms. He was a retired Boyd County Road Department truck driver and attended Crum Chapel Church. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, two sons, Larry Eugene and William Cecil Helms, two sisters, Nancy Helms and Betty Moore and two grandchildren. He is survived by his son Roger and wife Daisy Helms of Nicholasville, four daughters, Annie and husband Paul Allen, Paula and husband Chris Long, Betty and husband Jeff Elswick, all of Ashland, Jamie Penix of Paintsville, Ky., 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, a brother, Martin L. Helms of Worthington, Ky., and two sisters Paulette Williams of Ashland and Mary Blankenship of Coal Grove, Ohio.
September 14, 2010
East High teacher Erika Webb was one of 24 Kentucky educators selected as recipients of the 2011 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA) by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. The teachers will compete for the 2011 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced next month. Webb won the high-school-level Excellence in Education award from the Jessamine County school district for the 2008-2009 school year. All 24 teachers will be honored at a ceremony in Frankfort on Oct. 19 in the State Capitol Building.
February 4, 2007
PAINTSVILLE - Evan Hester went 3-1 and finished third at 189 pounds Saturday to lead the Danville wrestling team at a duals meet at Johnson Central High School. Hester opened the day with pins over Shane Grigsby of Perry County Central and Chris Horn of Johnson Central. After losing 3-0 to McCreary Central's Josh Goins, Hester ended his day with an 8-4 win over Evan Holbrook of Ashland. Danville's Matt Baskins (160) also earned a pin over McCreary Central's James Ball. Johnson Central Duals Meet First Round 135 - Charles Turner (Perry Co. Cent.
March 30, 2006
Noah Joseph, Bella Ann and Ava Marie Quinn Chris and Ashley Quinn of Ashland are proud to announce the birth of their triplets on Nov. 1, 2005. Noah Joseph weighed 3 pounds, 6 ounces and was 16 1/2 inches long. Bella Ann weighed 2 pounds, 14 ounces and was 14 inches long. Ava Marie weighed 3 pounds and was 16 1/4 inches long. They were welcomed home by their brother Mason, 2 1/2 years old. The maternal grandparents are John and Stephanie Gallaher and great-grandparents Phyllis and Larry Miller, all of Ashland.
January 12, 2006
Jump/Snap Jerry and Malinda Jump of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their son, Brian Allen Jump to Mindy Louise Snapp. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Janean and Billy Ray Hughes of Waco, Ky. She is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is employed by Gold's Gym. The future groom is a graduate of Berea College and is employed by Ashland Inc. The wedding will take place May 20, in Destin, Fla.