The Freekin' Beacon
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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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Our Featured Articles
No Runner Left Behind Johnson Preps for 300th Race Sasha Bush The Ashland Beacon Running is perhaps one of the greatest metaphors for life because you will only get out of it what you put into it. For one local runner, he understands this all too well. Neil Johnson grew up in the small town of...Read More
Newly Hired Russell Softball Coach Finds the Place She Was Meant to Be Gary Newman The Ashland Beacon Still months away from the first spring softball game, Destiny Goins is ready to make noise in a new head coaching position at Russell High School. While it may be a new location for Goin...
AARF Zombie Prom Puts the Fun in Fundraising Kathy Clayton The Ashland Beacon The undead will be gathering at the McConnell House on October 13 for Ashland Animal Rescue Fund’s first Zombie Prom fundraising event. Cathy Queen Executive Director of AARF, shared, “We are looking forwa...Read More