Knox crowned as Miss Powell County 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014
Knox crowned as Miss Powell County 2014

It was a storybook ending for Manda Katherine Knox, affectionately known as “Katie” to all her friends, last Saturday night. Knox was one of 17 young ladies vying for the title of Miss Powell County. The competition was good and the ending was a surprise, for Knox as she won the crown as the pageant’s... »

Epperson gets new trial date and higher bond

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Brian Epperson DUI-Murder case saga continued last Tuesday in Powell Circuit Court. Two weeks ago Powell Circuit Judge Frank Fletcher removed himself from the case after it was remanded back following a decision from the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Fletcher stepped aside after... »

Shoplifting suspect handcuffs himself

Friday, September 12, 2014

Officers face different situations with each call they answer. But hardly any of them have ever been as bizarre as the one Clay City Police Officer Billy Rice went on last Tuesday afternoon. Rice did not have to place handcuffs on a shoplifting suspect,... »


9-11 Obituaries

Friday, September 12, 2014

Ina June Benningfield, 82 Ina June Benningfield, 82, Paint Creek Road, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4 at Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 17, 1932 in Breathitt County... »

Lady Pirates hit rough seas, drop 3 at Leslie

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Powell County Lady Pirates volleyball team continued their streak of great play as they won their first two matches last week. But the ladies hit some rough seas... »

Pirates soundly defeated by Lincoln, 42-7

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Powell County Pirates started off the season with a big win at home against Magoffin County on opening night. The Pirates had another tough task this past Friday... »

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