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Friday, June 27, 2014
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Nada Tunnel Festival set for this weekend

Friday, June 20, 2014
Nada Tunnel Festival set for this weekend

The Nada Tunnel Festival is set to kick off next weekend. The festival, in it’s third year, will be held on Nada Tunnel Road June 20-22. This year there will be a Talent Contest on Friday night. Any talent and any age accepted, the entry fee is $10. On Saturday there is a Baby Contest,... »

Quarry issue rocks Furnace residents

Friday, June 20, 2014
Quarry issue rocks Furnace residents

It took nearly three and half hours, some of that was intense, but it may not matter much when a decision has to be made following a permit conference held last Thursday at the Powell County Courthouse. The meeting was held by members of state’s Energy and Environment Cabinet, Kentucky Department for Natural Resources.... »

Court rules in favor of clinic

Friday, June 20, 2014

It appears that the Renewed You Clinic will stay open despite the City of Stanton’s efforts to show that their existence violated zoning ordinances. The ruling from Powell Circuit Judge Frank Fletcher on June 9 fell in favor of the clinic remaining open. The clinic has been a lightning rod since it was first announced... »

Mystery illness shuts down Shiloh Road

Friday, June 13, 2014
Mystery illness shuts down Shiloh Road

By JAMES COOK Times Editor This past Tuesday morning started out as a strange day for Powell County emergency crews after they answered a call on Shiloh Road in Clay City just before 9 a.m. When EMS units arrived they found a woman  with blisters on her and lying in the floor, according to one report.... »

PCHS Class of 2014 graduates 188 students

Friday, June 13, 2014
PCHS Class of 2014 graduates 188 students

Times Photos by James Cook The Powell County High School Class of 2014 was one of the largest, if not the largest, to ever graduate with 188 seniors receiving their diplomas last Sunday afternoon. Of course they celebrated as they were announced as graduates (top photo). The guest speaker was Kentucky Court of Appeals Justice,... »

Powell County remembers D-Day’s 70th Anniversary

Friday, June 13, 2014

(Editor’s Note: Last Friday as parents prepared for graduations and school kids were trying to survive the last day of school, a select few men and women had their minds on a June 6 some 70 years ago. They had taken part in the Normandy Invasion known as D-Day. With over 5,000 ships and... »

2014 14th Region Runner-Up

Friday, June 6, 2014
2014 14th Region Runner-Up

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Honoring a friend gone too soon

Friday, June 6, 2014
Honoring a friend gone too soon

PCHS Class of 2012 hopes to raise money for memorial bench When tragedy struck the family of Daniel Martin early on Memorial Day weekend, friends and loved ones gathered together to remember and celebrate a life cut short far too soon.  Through the tears a group of friends and fellow classmates from the class of... »

Clay City man dies in holiday weekend accident

Friday, May 30, 2014

The Memorial Day Weekend got off to a sad and devastating start for the family and friends of Daniel Martin. Martin was killed late last Friday afternoon following a motorcycle accident on Hardwick’s Creek Road. According to Officer Billy Rice of the Clay City Police Department, the final report is not finished as the investigation... »

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