Archive for March 30th, 2012

Celebration honors the ‘treasure’ that reading can bring to us all

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Celebration honors the ‘treasure’ that reading can bring to us all

The fourth annual Powell County Reading Celebration was held last Saturday. The Powell County School System, along with several community groups, sponsored the event to honor the top readers in the district. But it was not just the readers who displayed their talents. Several students from all grades entertained the crowd during the opening ceremony... »

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Deluge brings flash flooding to Stanton

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Deluge brings flash flooding to Stanton

Heavy rains last Wednesday evening created a little flash flooding problem in Stanton. But the problem disappeared almost as quickly as it materialized. A slow moving thunderstorm dropped anywhere between a half inch and three-quarters of an inch of rain in the Stanton area between 7 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. That much water caused a... »

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Emergency workers, an early summer and a great celebration

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Emergency workers, an early summer and a great celebration

It has been three weeks since this column has been in the paper. No, I was not on a sabbatical or suspended. It just has been really busy and we’ve had a lot of news items we wanted to get out to the readers. But now, I have a little time to express a few... »

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3-29 Obituaries

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Elissa Abshear, 24 Elissa Abshear, 24, of 639 Irvine Road, Clay City, passed away due to injuries received in an automobile accident. She was an employee of KDMK in Mt. Sterling. She is survived by her children, Memphis and Madison, mother Sheldon Haggard, father Terry Abshear, brothers Roy (Robin) Abshear, and Terry Abshear II, sisters, Rebecca... »

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3-29 Church News

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Gospel Singing The Green Meadows Gospel Music Association in Eastern and Northern, Kentucky will be having a meeting for your area at Kathy’s Country Kitchen Restaurant in Clay City on March 31 at 6:30 p.m. Our featured group will be Isaiah’s Cry and other featured singers will be Revelation 411, David Smith, Kenny and Becky... »

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3-29 Community Calendar

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny You can have breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Clay City Elementary on Saturday, March 31 beginning at 9 a.m. There will be food, games and egg hunt with 5,000 eggs, a basket auction, green screen pictures and a silent cake auction. Come and have fun with your family! Powell Democrats... »

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3-29 Court News

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Marriages •Dana Montgomery, 39, manager, to Paul Dunaway, 41, self-employed. •Kayla Banks, 21, McDonald’s, to Hipolito Rivera, 26, Red River Hardwoods. •Alex Morgan Pelfrey, 20, student, to Rusty Allen Leggett, 20, laborer. •Jessica Nicole Rawlins, 32, unemployed, to Larry Townsend, 35, unemployed. •Darla Kay Dunn, 26, retail associate manager, to Cory Spencer Graham, 32, GIS Coordinator. Property Transfers •Secretary of Housing... »

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Confessions of a ‘dentaphobe’

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Confessions of a ‘dentaphobe’

Have you ever known someone to think a toothache was a blessing?  Well, maybe not exactly the toothache itself, but the circumstances surrounding it? Being a full fledged, self-proclaimed “denta-phobe” myself I can honestly say this is the last place in the world that I would be looking for a blessing in disguise, but our... »

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