Photos by Lisa Bicknell Almost 100 people attended the River City Players dinner theater production “Murder at the Banquet.” Attendants enjoyed a meal and laughs as amateur sleuths attempted to figure out who murdered Nathan Wimberly, played by Jerry Smith at right, and Agatha Preakness, played by Diane Smith, seated next to him. The play, […]
In 1920, a story about a shoot-out between an Irvine marshal and his deputy made headlines in several local newspapers, including the Louisville Courier-Journal. Accounts vary, but most agree that Deputy Henry Thomas Reed apprehended Thomas Estes on a bootlegging charge as he got off a train from Beattyville in Ravenna. On their way to […]
Photo courtesy of Whitney Hays, Children’s Librarian A local home school group planted a flower garden last week in observance of Earth month and the One Book library program at the Estill County Public Library.
Photos submitted by Jessica Mullins, ESE Principal Students at Estill Springs Elementary enjoyed a sunny day egg hunt at school before Easter.
The Estill County Middle School and High School Science Olympiad teams competed in the regional tournament held at Maysville Community College March 21. The middle school team placed fourth and secured a place in the state tournament to be held in Bowling Green April 25. The high school team only had four members, so they were not able to secure a team placement because they were not able to cover all 23 events. However, the high schoolers are able to compete at the state tournament in the events in which they placed first.