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12/18/2018 05:39 AM
Shop with a Cop keeps growing

State Highway Patrol trooper Jesse Brown shops with Braden Sigler and Ethan Kent during Shop With A Cop at the Ashland Walmart on Sunday. About 300 children will benefit from the 16th annual Ashland "Shop With A Cop," the largest number the program has served.

12/18/2018 01:41 AM
The victims in the case were all females between the ages of 14 and 18.

Tyler Anderson, 44, was sentenced to three years in prison for secretly filming teenagers in the bathroom of his home. He pleaded guilty as charged to two counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance, both second-degree felonies, and two misdemeanor counts of voyeurism.

12/17/2018 09:28 PM
Former Ashland Trooper Sentenced To Multiple Years In Prison

The 44-year-old previously pled guilty to two counts of Illegal Use of a Minor in Nudity-Oriented Material or Performance, each second-degree felonies, and two l, Christopher R. Tunnell, Prosecuting Attorney of this County, say by way of information that TYLER N. ANDERSON, the Defendant, on or about the period between December 28, 2016 and August 31, 2018, did in this County violate Section 2907.323 of the Ohio Revised Code, a felony of the second degree, ILLEGAL USE OF MINOR IN NUDITY-ORIENTED MATERIAL OR PERFORMANCE; and on or about the period between December 28, 2016 and August 31, 2018, did in this County violate Section 2907.08 of the Ohio Revised Code, a misdemeanor of the first degree, VOYEURISM, : COUNT ONE ILLEGAL USE OF MINOR IN NUDITY-ORIENTED MATERIAL OR PERFORMANCE of the Ohio Revised Code), a felony of the second degree.

12/17/2018 05:18 PM
Man Who Fled From Crash Caught By K9 In Ashland County

Ohio Highway Patrol, Ashland Sheriff's Office, and Nankin Fire Department, along with Nankin EMS responded to a two-vehicle accident around 9:35 pm on December 14th. Seth Moody, 46, of Ashland was driving Northbound on State Route 511 in a Black 2001 Ford F-150 when he went left of center and struck a Southbound 1998 Chevy Silverado.

12/16/2018 02:32 AM
Ashland honors veterans in city's first Wreaths Across America ceremony

As a light rain fell over Ashland Cemetery on Saturday, a small crowd braved the dreary skies to place festive wreaths on heroes' graves. For the first time, Ashland joined over 1,400 locations across the country holding Wreaths Across America ceremonies to honor those who served and paid the ultimate price.

12/14/2018 11:49 AM
McClain Development to keep Hospice structure; create 70-125 jobs

With a contingency purchase in the works, McClain Development Inc. is preparing to renovate the existing space at the former Hospice of North Central Ohio inpatient unit, as well as complete additions of their own. McClain Development, an assisted living developer, is based out of Newark and currently has 27 facilities in operation throughout the state.

12/14/2018 07:32 AM

The Ashland High School class of 1954 has changed it luncheon location for 2019 to The Inn at Buehler's on Sugarbush Drive. The first bi-monthly meeting will be at noon on Jan. 17. All class members and spouses are welcome.

12/14/2018 03:22 AM
Local wood carver goes bigger to continue craft in handcrafted workshop

As a wood carver, Gary Hammond is accustomed to crafting creations from timber, but now he's taken it to a larger scale as he builds his new workshop. A former machinist, Hammond has hand-carved for nearly 35 years before venturing into chainsaw carving five years ago.

12/13/2018 06:43 PM
$10,000 grant awarded to economic development office

Boales Insurance presented Grow Ashland, the Ashland Economic Development Office with a $10,000 check for its continued work on business and development in Ashland on Tuesday. Keith Boales, president of Boales Insurance, presented the check at the Ashland Economic Development Office and to director Kathy Goon, economic development board president and county commissioner Mike Welch and board vice president and Mayor Matt Miller.

12/13/2018 02:25 PM
Best Bets

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA At 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Rotary Club of Ashland will present Breakfast with Santa in the Wellness Center at Brethren Care Village. Tickets are available at Spreng Smith Agency on 320 College Ave., and also at the Ashland Chamber of Commerce on 211 Claremont Ave. There is limited seating available for both the 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. sessions, so don't wait to purchase.

12/13/2018 10:02 AM
Son of AU president pleads to drug possession, child endangering

Brandon Campo, son of Ashland University president Carlos Campo, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges related to drugs on Wednesday in Ashland Municipal Court. Campo, 35, of Ashland, entered guilty pleas to possession of a schedule four drug, alprazolam and endangering children.

12/13/2018 05:42 AM
Hillsdale may receive $5 million from Rover in 2020

With two 42-inch pipelines and a compressor station set to go into operation on its property, Hillsdale Local Schools is tentatively looking at collecting a $5 million sum from the Rover pipeline project. "I'm expecting to find out some time before the end of the year, early next year that line 2 and the compressor station was placed in service in ," said Superintendent Steve Dickerson.

12/13/2018 01:26 AM
Traffic Stop Results In $20,000 Drug Bust

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against two Ohio men after a traffic stop in Ashland County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 1,899 grams of Oxycodone/Hydrochloride pills and marijuana valued at approximately $20,000.

12/12/2018 05:40 AM
METRICH Unit Arrests Ashland Cocaine Traffickers

A Buckeye Street couple was arrested by Ashland Police on Monday, December 10th, following a cocaine trafficking investigation by Ashland Police Detectives assigned to the METRICH Enforcement Unit. A 27-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, both of Ashland, were held in the Ashland County Jail after Officers stopped a vehicle operated by the male in the 300 block of East Main.

12/11/2018 09:34 AM
Decker is Ashland Elks December Teen of the Month

Marla Decker has been named the Ashland Elks Teen of the Month for December. Marla is the daughter of Nathan and Heidi Decker.