Archive for March 9th, 2012

Fire destroys Clay City BP

Friday, March 9th, 2012
Fire destroys Clay City BP

A reported explosion and fire destroyed a Clay City gas station early Monday morning. One of the owners was slightly injured when he came to the scene to check on neighbors and the business. Powell County’s 911 Center received multiple calls, the first coming in at 12:40 a.m. Monday morning, reporting what sounded like an... »

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Back-to-back Gladiators win state again

Friday, March 9th, 2012
Back-to-back Gladiators win state again

Once again the Gladiators have proven that hard work, determination and belief in yourself, you can overcome any obstacle. The Gladiators can back that up – twice. The Powell County Gladiators just struck for the second year in a row, winning the Special Olympics State Tournament. It is the first ever back-to-back state championship by... »

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Stanton man killed in Monday morning accident on Hardwicks Creek Road

Friday, March 9th, 2012
Stanton man killed in Monday morning accident on Hardwicks Creek Road

A Stanton man was killed and his female passenger injured in an accident on Hardwick’s Creek Road Monday morning. According to police, John Travis Briscoe, 29, died at the scene. His passenger, Melissa K. Johnson, 41, of Clay City, was injured. Powell County’s 911 Dispatch Center received a call at 9:30 a.m. that a vehicle... »

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Hometowns and helping neighbors, it is what we are all about

Friday, March 9th, 2012
Hometowns and helping neighbors, it is what we are all about

No matter who you are or what you may believe, Powell County should feel very fortunate today. Last Friday deadly tornadoes rolled across the state. One tornado hit Menifee and Morgan counties, then continued on into West Virginia, according to the National Weather Service. That storm passed right over Powell County. Witnesses and law enforcement... »

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3-08 Obituaries

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Ronnie Ison, 65 Ronnie Ison, 65, of Kendall Springs Road, Owingsville, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was a farmer and a member of the North Side Church of God. He is survived by one son, Ronnie Lee Ison of Clay City and one granddaughter. Funeral services were... »

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3-08 Church News

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Gospel Singing The Green Meadows Gospel Music Association will be having a meeting for this area at Michael’s Restaurant Ravenna on March 10 at 6 p.m. Our featured group will be The Trinity Heirs and other featured singers will be Isaiah’s Cry, Revelation 411, Bound for Glory, and Kenny, Becky Mabry and Viola Little. Come... »

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3-08 Community Calendar

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Adult Softball League Boone’s Creek Baptist Camp is now taking signups for their Men and Women’s Summer Softball League. Signups will be taken until April 15. Individuals or Teams wanting to play, please contact, Gale Holbrook, Camp Manager at 859-744-0037 or 859-771-2136. AmVets Meeting AmVets Post 67, Clay City, monthly meeting, the first Sunday every month at... »

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Have a little talk with Jesus . . .

Friday, March 9th, 2012
Have a little talk with Jesus . . .

(This is a repeat of an old column I wrote, but with the recent devastation and heart aches brought on by the tornado outbreak I thought it may bring comfort to some.) Sunday morning I got up early, well before anyone else in the house began to stir.  As soon as my sleepy eyes cleared... »

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Pirates falls to Buckhorn in semi-finals

Friday, March 9th, 2012
Pirates falls to Buckhorn in semi-finals

The Powell County Basketball team has exceeded expectations this season. They were picked as the third best team in the district. The Pirates proved the experts wrong by winning the regular season title and the 56th District Tournament title as well. Powell headed to the 14th Regional Tournament with a head of steam and something... »

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