Jail Garden-Food

‘Will work for food’ Jail garden is one way to cut costs

By TOSHA BAKER Times Staffwriter The Powell County Jail’s new motto is “We will work for food” and they mean it. The jail has started a five acre garden for the prisoners to not only eat from, but work in as well. The idea to start the garden for the jail came from a collaboration […]

Damage-Tree-Clay City

Storm Damage

Monday afternoon’s storms took out a lot of trees in Powell County. The top pictures show trees down on Upper Paint Creek Road, while the bottom right was in a yard in Clay City and the bottom center was in Stanton. Meanwhile winds blew down some beams in what looks like a garage, damaging a […]

Times Photo by James Cook
Members of the audience listened intently at the discussion about the Fairness Ordinance at the Stanton City Council meeting last Thursday.

Fairness ordinance dominates council meeting

By JAMES COOK Times Editor It was a little contentious at times, but overall the Stanton City Council meting last Thursday was quite civil. Both sides of the Fairness Ordinance issue spoke out, freely, about why or why not an ordinance would be needed in the city. While another idea also emerged on how to […]