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Before the Monday night fiscal court meeting, the county received $8,000 in equipment to supply a storm response trailer.

County receives new equipment to prepare for future storms

Before the start of Monday night’s fiscal court meeting, County Judge-executive and other first responders were presented a truckload of new equipment, including five chain saws, two pole saws, a generator, a ladder, safety helmets and other accessories.

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March roars, again disrupts Estill County lives

Just as the snowfall from two weeks ago was about to melt away, winter came roaring back with a vengeance.

Last Wednesday about three inches of rain fell on an already saturated landscape.

Divers from Marine Solutions in McCreary County were called on two times in the past week to unclog the intake to the water plant.  Flooding and the resulting onslaught of debris has created lots of problems with the intake pipe over the past few weeks.

Divers unclog intake system at the water plant

Divers from Marine Solutions in McCreary County were called on two times in the past week to unclog the intake to the water plant. Flooding and the resulting onslaught of debris has created lots of problems with the intake pipe over the past few weeks.

School News

School Menus

Elementary Breakfast Monday, March 30- Mini Maple Waffles, syrup, apple, juice, and milk. Tuesday, March 31- Toast, Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, grapes, juice, and milk. Wednesday, April 1- Scrabbled eggs, toast, applesauce, juice, and milk. Thursday, April 2- Breakfast: Strawberry pop tart, Fruit Loops cereal, pears, juice, and milk. Friday, April 3- Breakfast: Muffin, pineapple […]

School board revises calendar

With this week seeing a great improvement in weather conditions, Estill County students have been back in class for several days now. They missed a total of 19 days because of snow and flooding, so school administrators have had to reduce spring break from a full week to two days.  If the weather holds fair, […]

In remembrance of Dr. Seuss

Children from South Irvine Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday earlier this month. During school that day the children were allowed to dressed up as their favorite characters from Dr. Seuss’ books, and their teachers had different activities planned for the students throughout the day.

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Church News

Aldersgate Summer Camp 2015 Registration for summer camp is now available and camps are filling. Camps are available for all ages and many special interests. New this year is Sr. High Archery Camp.  Cottage camps, housed in our air-conditioned and home-like cottages, are available for everyone. Invite a friend and experience the special place that […]

Community Calendar

Academic scholarship for seniors The Estill County Conservation District is currently taking applications for academic scholarships. Any Estill County resident who is a graduating high school senior and interested in an Agriculture/Natural Resources-related field of study and planning on becoming a full time student may apply. Applications must be returned to the ECCD and/or postmarked […]

Group hopes to ‘improve local living’

The E.S.T.I.L.L. Action Group, or the Actioneers, as they sometimes call themselves, met officially for the first time last Wednesday night to welcome new members and conduct an “idea exchange.” The core group of EAG evolved from a few friends hanging out and talking about ways to get involved in the community.   The group […]