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KYTC Graduated Driver License course now offered online, take it anytime and anywhere

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today announced an online version of the Graduated Driver License course for teaching safe driving techniques to beginning drivers. The online program represents a fourth option for completing the course, which is required before a learner’s permit can be replaced with an unrestricted driver’s license. Until now, three options were available: •... »

Two Powell students at MSU meet TV star

Friday, February 13, 2015

Cheyenne Profitt and Andrea Foster were recently selected out of hundreds of applicants to meet actor Hill Harper through Morehead State University. Hill Harper is an actor who has playd many vital roles in big movies and television shows such as Covert Affairs and CSI: New York. Hill is also a very well known author... »

Stanton girl has a dream to see and study in Italy

Friday, February 13, 2015
Stanton girl has a dream to see and study in Italy

“Believe in and follow your dreams.” – Kristanna Loken Many people have had dreams of going somewhere or doing something spectacular. But very few get the chance to live that dream. Maybe it is because life comes at us too fast or something else gets in the way. But having a dream and trying to... »

County loses a friend

Friday, February 13, 2015

For many of us who attended Powell County High School, she was known as one of the nicest staff members in the building. She helped students and made the library a fun place to learn about new things. Charlotte “Peggy” Spencer was one of those educators you will always remember, years after you graduated... »

Attorney: County Clerk’s case is now ‘resolved’

Friday, February 13, 2015

The DUI case against Powell County Clerk Rhonda Allen Barnett has been “resolved.” That is according to her attorney, Jim Baechtold of Richmond. The DUI charge was amended down to non-alcohol or drug reckless driving. Barnett was arrested on July 15, 2014 after police say a truck she was driving backed into a parked car at... »

Four indicted in Clark for death of Powell woman

Friday, February 13, 2015
Four indicted in Clark for death of Powell woman

All four suspects in a fatal apartment invasion and shooting were indicted Thursday, one for murder, burglary and assault while the other three were charged with complicity. During a preliminary hearing last month, Winchester Police detectives testified Christopher T. Robinson, 20, of Richmond, was the only one of the four who was armed and fired... »

Dangerous snake bite sends man to hospital

Friday, February 6, 2015
Dangerous snake bite sends man to hospital

It was a call you do not hear on scanners much in January. An ambulance being dispatched to meet a car on the Mountain Parkway carrying a rattlesnake bite victim. But that was exactly what people with scanners heard in Powell County last Friday morning. According to reports what was a normal routine at the... »

‘Fed up community’ leads to meth lab bust

Friday, February 6, 2015
‘Fed up community’ leads to meth lab bust

Deputies say they received information and tips from “a fed up community,” which led to a drug bust and the take down of a meth lab. The action took place last Friday night on Bowen Road. Two were arrested for the drugs, another person is wanted by deputies and still a fourth was visiting... »

Wolfe man arrested for snorting pills at restaurant

Friday, February 6, 2015

Apparently a customer at a local fast-food restaurant had the wrong idea. The business may hope you love their food, but not their tables for drug use. Police say a Wolfe County man allegedly snorted some type of pill off of a table at the Stanton McDonalds last Saturday (Jan. 25). According to court records... »

February is a very busy month for everyone

Friday, February 6, 2015

They tell us that Monday, Feb. 2, the groundhog saw his shadow. I don’t really know how that happened, because where I lived it was spitting the snow and extremely dark for that time of day. Oh well, I guess we will have to wait until March 20, when the calendar says it is... »

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