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Community Calendar

Alcohol Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous meets every night, Monday through Sunday, at 8 p.m. at 167 Broadway, Irvine. There are no dues or fees. Al-Anon Meetings The Al-Anon group will meet every Thursday at noon at WestCare. Al-Anon is a meeting for family members and friends of those with alcohol abuse problems.  Call 723-0283 for more […]

Church News

Full Gospel Evangelistic Ministry On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 11 a.m. Brother Billy Bryant will be the special guest at the Full Gospel Evangelistic Ministry located at 400 Duck Wear Rd. on Rt. 1840.  Pastor Larry Collins and the congregation welcome you. House of Prayer Gospel Singing There will be a gospel singing at […]

School News

Students honored in GED ceremony

By LISA BICKNELL CV&T News Editor On Friday night, four of eight students who recently earned a Graduation Equivalency Diploma (GED) participated in a graduation ceremony at West Irvine Intermediate. Director of Adult Education Mary Skipper said, “We are so proud of you.” Skipper said she always asks students what they are going to do […]

Superintendent promises to work hard for Estill schools

By LISA BICKNELL CV&T News Editor Jeffrey Saylor, from Bell County, ceremonially signed a contract to become the next superintendent of the Estill County School District during Thursday night’s school board meeting. Saylor said he is very excited about coming to Estill County, although he admitted it is “a little hard to pick up roots” […]


Local food movement is slow here

By LISA BICKNELL CV&T Editor  Instead of participating in a Farm Fresh Friday event like last year, some local restaurants are buying from local gardeners to incorporate locally grown vegetables into their menu all this week.   The Mexican restaurant bought a sizable amount of produce early in the week and will be serving some […]

Columnist recalls her own bedbug encounters

By KALEIGH UNDERWOOD CV&T INTERN As you read this you should know this is all personal experience and from advice given to me from an exterminator. It may not be what you are told to do, so take with a grain of salt. With the recent news of the bed bug infestation in the jail, […]


Buell D. Abney, 86 Buell Delmar Abney 86 of Tompkinsville, Kentucky died at NHC in Glasgow. He was born August 4, 1928 in Estill County to the late Earl Abney and Nellie Rogers Abney. He was a US Army Korean Veteran, he was awarded a Purple Heart, a retired oil driller and leather craftsman and […]