Archive for February, 2012

Jury finds Sons ‘Not Guilty’ on both counts

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Jury finds Sons ‘Not Guilty’ on both counts

“Not guilty.” It was the two words Woodie Sons, Jr. has been saying all along. It was the two words he and his family have waited to hear. It also was two words that the family of Charles “Chuck” Maggard did not want to hear. Sons, the former owner of the Universal Fitness Center, was found not... »

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Lady Pirates win freshman title

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Lady Pirates win freshman title

The Lady Pirates could have a bright future ahead, at least when it comes to district titles. The freshmen team took two wins over the weekend and captured the 2012 Freshman District Girls Basketball Tournament. Powell opened the tournament in Irvine by playing the host team, Estill County. Powell opened up a 21-15 lead and... »

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Accident claims life of Beattyville man who just moved to Powell

Friday, February 24th, 2012

A Valentine’s Day accident has turned tragic for a man who had just recently moved to Powell County. Stanton Police Sgt. James Watson said that Howard Chapman died last Thursday afternoon. According to Watson, Chapman was traveling westbound on West Railroad Street in Stanton heading toward his residence at Brookside. Chapman, driving a 1998 Toyota Tacoma,... »

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Believe it or not we all have a life to live, even newspaper reporters

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Believe it or not we all have a life to live, even newspaper reporters

I know we have all heard it before. At one time or another you have either told someone this or it has been told to you. That cute little phrase, “Get a life.” It can mean that you spend too much time on small, mundane things. It could mean that you waste too much time... »

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2-23 Obituaries

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Porter Brewer, 69 Porter Brewer, 69, of Fife Lick Road, Clay City, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester.  Porter was born in Wolfe County on Feb. 21, 1942, a son of the late Letcher and Carrie Hatton Brewer.  He was a former carpenter with local carpenter union... »

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2-23 Church News

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Special Bible Study & Discipleship Service Friends and neighbors,  Pastor Robert and Sister Shirley Bailey would like to cordially invite you to take part in the Spring Branch Baptist’s  special Wednesday evening Bible Study and Discipleship church service. This service starts at 7 p.m. at Spring Branch Baptist Church just off of Hwy 1261 at 100... »

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2-23 Community Calendar

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Free Tax Assistance AARP volunteers will be at the Powell County Senior Citizens Center located in the City Park in Stanton from 9 a.m. until 1p.m.on Feb. 23 to do free tax assistance for any age. For more information, call 606-663-5981. AmVets Meeting AmVets Post 67, Clay City, monthly meeting, the first Sunday every month at 2... »

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Mole digging duo

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Mole digging duo

It seems a safe bet to say that we have not been witness to very many Kentucky winters like the one we are currently in.  I honestly cannot remember when we have had such a mild and relatively uneventful cold season.  With that being said I am convinced that the animals are confused. It seems... »

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Pirates oust Owsley, move on to championship game

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Pirates oust Owsley, move on to championship game

The Powell County Pirates had just completed the regular season winning their last two games heading toward the 56th District Tournament. Powell, the regular season district champion, faced Owsley County in the first round this past Monday at the Powell County High School. Powell had defeated the Owls both times during the regular season... »

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Pirates beat Wolfe and Hazard

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Pirates beat Wolfe and Hazard

The Powell County Pirates were going into the final week of the regular season having lost three games in a row for the first time all season. With two quality opponents coming to Stanton to face the Pirates to end the regular season, Powell was in danger of losing two more games heading into the... »

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