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County clerk arrested for DUI

Friday, July 18, 2014

Powell County Clerk Rhonda Allen Barnett has found herself in trouble with the law again. This time she was arrested for DUI after her truck hit a vehicle behind the Powell County Courthouse Tuesday morning. State police reports, they received a call from local law enforcement about the incident. State police was called because Barnett... »

Fire departments get AED

Friday, July 18, 2014
Fire departments get AED

Cardiac arrests can occur to anyone, at any time. Time is of the essence when it comes to saving lives. That is why knowing CPR is important. But having to administer CPR is only the start to help save lives, a simple device called an AED can also be helpful. But only ambulances or... »

Albert Martin Memorial Highway is dedicated

Friday, July 18, 2014
Albert Martin Memorial Highway is dedicated

Last Saturday Petty Officer Second Class Albert Martin was honored for his ultimate sacrifice during WW II. Martin was one of the over 300 men who perished in the initial attack on the USS Indianapolis in the final days of the war. The ship had just delivered the first war ready atomic bomb, which... »

Five charged in meth lab find in Clay City

Friday, July 18, 2014

It appears that when Powell County Deputy Marty Tipton shows up the party is just beginning. Or if your doing something you should not, its coming to an end. Just ask six people he found at a home on Estes Road in Clay City last Wednesday evening. While attempting to serve a juvenile summons at... »

New deadline for Clay City Times

Friday, July 11, 2014

They say that time marches on and no man can stop time. So it goes with the Clay City Times as well. Beginning with our July 17 issue we will be using a new printer. That company, J. Frank Publishing located in London, will help us to hopefully bring you a better and more vibrant newspaper.... »

Stanton to appeal suboxone clinic decision

Friday, July 11, 2014
Stanton to appeal suboxone clinic decision

It took two special meetings and some discussion, but the Stanton City Council has decided that they will appeal a recent court decision allowing a suboxone clinic to remain in operation. That vote came last Wednesday by a 5-0 vote. Councilman Tommy Mays was not present as he was on vacation. At issue is the... »

Moore pleads guilty

Friday, July 11, 2014
Moore pleads guilty

The Mount Sterling man accused of DUI and murder in the death of a Clay City woman has decided to take a plea deal. Johnny D. Moore pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter last Wednesday after his case went to mediation. The lesser charge will carry a sentence of 10 years. Moore had been charged... »

Part of Hwy 213 to be named after WWII sailor

Friday, July 11, 2014
Part of Hwy 213 to be named after WWII sailor

While many of us celebrated our nation’s 238th birthday last week, a Powell County family was preparing for a memorial and celebration of sorts for a man who gave his life to ensure the freedoms we enjoy. And it is a man that his children can barely remember, if they can at all. But a... »

Happy Birthday America!

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Happy Birthday America!

So where can you go to see a good firework show this Fourth of July Weekend? Right here in Powell County of course! The AmVets Post #67 will be holding their annual Patriot’s Day this Friday, July 4, at the Clay City Meadows Park. The fun is slated to begin at 2 p.m. There will be... »

Two arrested after four pounds of marijuana found

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Two arrested after four pounds of marijuana found

The old saying goes that nothing good happens in town after midnight. That may depend on what side of the law you are on. An early morning traffic stop last Thursday helped lead Powell County deputies to four pounds of marijuana. At approximately 1:15 a.m. Deputies Robert Richardson and Marty Tipton made a traffic stop... »

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