By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor Local attorney William “Bo” Leach has been appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear as 23rd District Judge. The 23rd district includes Estill, Lee and Owsley counties. Leach, 31, was hired as an associate at the Davis and Neal law firm right out of law school. He stayed with Davis when […]
By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor Leonard Henry and Opal Ashcraft, both of Evergreen Drive, Irvine, were indicted on Aug. 28 for murder and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Katherine Henry and Paul Richardson on or about July 23, 2009. The indictment states that Henry and Ashcraft knowingly and unlawfully committed the […]
By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor A group of law enforcement officers was in Estill County Friday to arrest several people on federal charges and the Citizen Voice & Times was there. Early that morning Citizen Voice & Times owner Teresa Hatfield became concerned about her family on Pea Ridge because there didn’t seem to […]
By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor With the sun burning down and beach balls floating among the blue-gowned students, the Estill County High School Class of 2009 graduated Sunday. As the Estill County High School Band directed byJason Bowles played “Pomp and Circumstance,” the 157 seniors nearly danced as they entered the football field and […]
By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor Some law enforcement officers say crime increases when the weather changes. Irvine Division of Police Officer Nick Lodal investigated a complaint about stolen checks being forged on a Broadway grandmother’s account and issued several summonses to the alleged forger. Samantha G. Allen, of King Cemetery Road is required to […]
By James Cook, Special to the CV&T The job of the detention officer at any jail can be difficult. There is the duty of making sure all the inmates are taken care of, making sure no one escapes and the occasional breaking up of a fight. So you would think that the time frame used […]
By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor Investigations into crimes committed in Madison County recently have resulted in the arrests of several Estill County residents that were reported on richmondregister.com. Two Estill County women were arrested at the Blue Moon Tavern at 1:20 in the morning last Friday and charged with assault. According to a story […]
By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor An Estill County man died in a traffic accident in Madison County last Wednesday. Archie Hurley, 59, of Little Doe Creek Road was eastbound, driving a 1984 Ford truck, when a 1995 Chevrolet truck being driven by Keiley M. Harrison, 24, of Richmond crossed the center line and hit […]
By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor The Irvine Division of Police along with Ravenna Officer Casey Rogers busted two suspected drug dealers last week. Thursday, May 14, Donald Ray Hardy, 55, of Jacquelyn Court, was arrested at his flower stand on Richmond Road and charged with first degree traficking in a controlled substance and receiving […]
Making the schools better for local children is a focus of building and grounds supervisor Randall Christopher.
At a meeting of the Estill County Board of Education Monday at central office Christopher asked the board to approve the hiring of Blake Adams to perform a land survey of the property at West Irvine where the new school will be built. They agreed.