You won’t find Puppy Dog City on an Estill County road map. But the place near White Oak has put the community on the map with lovers of Yorkies and Malteses from across America. The cute-as-a-button puppies have been sold here since 1991 by breeder and Estill native Jill Carroll. By day, the […]
It looks like children will not be getting out of school in May after all. Estill County Schools Superintendent Bert Hensley said that as of Tuesday the last day of school would be June 2. But the forecast was for snow all week so the chances of students getting to go at all this week […]
The Estill High/Estill Middle academics teams held their annual Appalachian Culture Night Saturday at the middle school. Team members, along with parents and supporters, prepared a meal of barbeque on bun, slaw, potato chips, baked beans and desserts to serve to a large crowd. A number of donated items were sold in a silent auction […]
On Nov. 30 Straight Shot on Richmond Road in West Irvine was burglarized. More than 25 guns were removed. A reward was offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the thief or thieves. And although there have been several people who have talked to police anonymously, nobody has come forward with any […]
The Commonwealth of Kentucky and Ethan Shane Newman reached a plea agreement last week in Estill Circuit Court. He is going to prison for eight years due to a guilty plea to his crimes. Newman escaped custody twice during the time he was awaiting trial in the Estill County Jail. One time he slipped away […]
The Estill County Grand Jury returned indictments in Estill Circuit Court on Jan. 22. Judge Tom Jones seals indictments until the defendants are arrested. Indictments are reported as arrests are made and there is only one to report as of presstime. Darrell D. Estes, 33, of Meadowlark Bottoms was indicted on charges that he committed […]
“Together, Wherever We Go” wasn’t one of the songs sung on Oct. 18, 1953, at Calvary Baptist Church. But it would have been an appropriate duet for newlyweds Bill and Edra Eckler. Throughout 57 years of marriage, one has seldom been seen without the other, and say they’ve never had an argument, although […]
The Irvine Division of Police is asking anyone who has information about a drive by shooting that took place on Tuesday Jan. 26 at a residence on South Madison Avenue to please call them at 723-2221 or 723-3915.
Candidates running for office in the May primary election gathered in the small courtroom on the first floor of the Estill County Courthouse last week to draw for their spot on the ballot. County Clerk Sherry Fox, who is unopposed, handled the drawing.
A special meeting of the Estill County Fiscal Court had to be called last week to handle business that was postponed from the regular meeting date due to emergency road conditions due to flooding. The agenda developed for that meeting was followed at Thursday’s meeting and included a discussion of the purchase of two vehicles. […]