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Knox crowned as Miss Powell County 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014
Knox crowned as Miss Powell County 2014

It was a storybook ending for Manda Katherine Knox, affectionately known as “Katie” to all her friends, last Saturday night. Knox was one of 17 young ladies vying for the title of Miss Powell County. The competition was good and the ending was a surprise, for Knox as she won the crown as the pageant’s... »

Epperson gets new trial date and higher bond

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Brian Epperson DUI-Murder case saga continued last Tuesday in Powell Circuit Court. Two weeks ago Powell Circuit Judge Frank Fletcher removed himself from the case after it was remanded back following a decision from the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Fletcher stepped aside after the Epperson family showed displeasure in the way the case... »

Shoplifting suspect handcuffs himself

Friday, September 12, 2014

Officers face different situations with each call they answer. But hardly any of them have ever been as bizarre as the one Clay City Police Officer Billy Rice went on last Tuesday afternoon. Rice did not have to place handcuffs on a shoplifting suspect, because the suspect handcuffed himself. Rice was dispatched to the IGA... »

NOTICE TO CLAY CITY TIMES CUSTOMERS

Friday, September 5, 2014

As a result of lightening striking the Clay City Times building earlier in the week, our phone lines as well as our internet is still not working. If you need to conduct business with the Clay City Times or need to speak with someone, please contact our sister office, The Citizen Voice & Times... »

School board approves annual tax increase

Friday, September 5, 2014

A special hearing and meeting about the tax rates the Powell County School District would impose for the coming year was held last Thursday. Unlike last year when several people showed up to argue against a tax increase, only one person showed up this year. After answering his questions, the board approved the tax... »

Weekend storms create a mess, high water takes out a bridge

Friday, September 5, 2014

If the weekend’s storm caused you to suffer from high water problems, lose electricity or even phone service – you were not alone. Many people in Powell County were affected by the storms and rainfall, even the local newspaper. Storms and heavy rain wreaked havoc on Powell County over the holiday weekend.  There were reports... »

Child abduction suspect caught on Parkway

Friday, September 5, 2014

Acting on a call for assistance, officers from the Powell County Sheriff’s Office, Clay City and Stanton Police Departments were able to stop a woman on the Mountain Parkway who had allegedly abducted a child. The events began to unfold last Friday just before noon when Powell County Dispatch received information that a car may... »

Epperson to get new trial and new judge

Friday, August 29, 2014
Epperson to get new trial and new judge

There were a few fireworks during last Wednesday’s circuit court motion hour at the Powell County Courthouse. The family of a man convicted of manslaughter apparently did not like a decision by Powell Circuit Judge Frank Fletcher and now may have to wait a few additional weeks to see their case move forward. Fletcher removed... »

Drug arrests, meth labs keeping officers busy

Friday, August 22, 2014
Drug arrests, meth labs keeping officers busy

Deputies find more meth The meth problem has been around Powell County for a while, but in the past five weeks it has become a top story almost every week. This week is no exception, as the Powell County Sheriff’s Department reports taking down two more meth labs. That makes seven found by deputies and... »

Natural Bridge Artisan Festival set for this weekend

Friday, August 22, 2014
Natural Bridge Artisan Festival set for this weekend

If you have been to the area then there should be no doubt about the beauty of the Natural Bridge area. The natural arches and the forest is one of God’s greatest art projects. But there is more to the area than just the scenery, there are also the people and their heritage. Those people are... »

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