Rylan Meadows with Rylan’s Amazing Photography captured these photos of the recent lunar eclipse that occurred early on May 16, 2022. May’s Super Flower Blood Moon appeared to turn red during the eclipse.
Blake Crowe’s parents and grandson, at left, unveiled a sign marking this side street in Ravenna as Blake Crowe Way. Above, they were joined by Blake’s wife and several other family members. Mayor Sharon Snowden and City Clerk Amy Crowe wanted a way to remember Crowe, who was spent many years playing and […]
Submitted (IRVINE, KENTUCKY) April 28, 2022 — In recognition of her excellence in clinical practice, Donna Isfort, MSN, APRN is being honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) as the 2022 recipient of the AANP State Award for Excellence in Kentucky. Each year, nurse practitioners (NPs) across the nation are nominated by their […]
By: Lisa Bicknell Local organizers are saying the 30th Annual Mountain Mushroom Festival was once again a great success. Temperature swings have been common over the festival’s 30 year history, with everything from spring wind storms, cold snaps when snow flurries flew, and warm sunny days, but this year was—hot. In fact, the ambulance service […]
Photo above, courtesy of Phyllis Alcorn Approximately 900 people attended Summitview Church’s Eggstravaganza at the fairgrounds last Saturday. Hundreds of eggs were hidden for children to hunt, then a few additional thousand eggs were dropped from a helicopter, much to the delight of young and old alike.
Glenwood “Woody” Tipton, age 78, of Laurel Street in Irvine, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022, at his home. He was born July 27, 1943, in Irvine, KY and was the son of the late Hobert and Bessie Chaney Tipton. He was a councilman for the City of Irvine, a member of the Stafford Masonic […]
By: Lisa Bicknell A new round of Celebrate Recovery sessions will begin in Estill County on Monday, April 4, 2022. Jessica Winchester, one of the program leaders, stresses that anyone is welcome to come be a part of the group. The meetings are open, not only to those struggling with drug addiction or alcohol, […]
CSEPP employees and the Estill County Fire Department picked up a new pumper tanker on Thursday, March 17, 2022. The truck will go to the county’s fire station at Whispering Woods, and their old truck will then be utilized at Hargett Fire Station. The new pumper tanker is one of several factors that could help […]
Amanda Abney is the new director of Camp Mariposa, a year-round addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth affected by the substance use of a family member. It is a place where kids transform, as the program offers youth an opportunity to learn coping skills that build resiliency and help break the cycle of […]