• Gilbert named new Crestview elementary school principal
    by By JESSICA SPEWEIKE Staff Writer on June 18, 2019 at 12:36 am

    OLIVESBURG — Starting Aug. 1, Crestview Elementary School will have a new principal as Christopher Gilbert is set to fill the position. The Crestview Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of Gilbert’s hire after narrowing down a selection of 28 applicants. The final decision was made two weeks ago. "We interviewed eight, brought five back for a second interview with the admin team, as well as a group of teachers ... so they could kind of get a feel," [... […]

  • Police logs: City handles calls involving vandalism of vehicle, theft
    on June 17, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    There were numerous calls about flooding throughout the county for water and trees in the road this weekend, and police in the city also handled plenty of disorderly conduct and disturbances this weekend, as well as a report vandalism to a vehicle and a theft report from a local business. All information taken from Ashland County Sheriff’s Office and Ashland Police Division reports. POLICE DIVISION Sunday 8:30 p.m. — A 34-year-old [... […]

  • Texas mom accused of trying to kill 4-month-old daughter by sitting on her
    by By Gary Dinges on June 17, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    Police in the Houston area say a mother sat on her 4-month-old daughter in hopes of killing the infant.TV station KTRK reports the mom, identified as Meredith Nicole Deen, 20, said, "Why don't you die? Why are you still alive?" while sitting on the girl.Deen had reportedly covered the infant with several blankets and pillows before sitting on her. She [... […]

  • Woman arrested after allegedly stomping on sea turtle nest at Florida beach
    by By Gary Dinges on June 17, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    A woman found herself behind bars after she allegedly stomped on a sea turtle nest found at a Florida Beach.People magazine reports that Yaqun Lu, 41, was seen “jabbing at the sea turtle [... […]

  • Connecting with the community — New UH president plans to focus on expansion, services
    by By JESSICA SPEWEIKE Staff Writer on June 17, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Now that University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center president Todd Harford has settled into his new role at the hospital, he’s ready to get to work on expanding services in the Ashland area and embrace his new community. "My plan is to continue to concentrate on quality because that is our No. 1 thing we need to do well," Harford said. Harford has a clinical background as a former nurse and chief nursing officer to give him perspective and plans to use his [... […]