The Estill County Board of Education recognized several district retirees last week. Above, from left to right are Transportation Director Laura Freeman and board member Tammy Hardy. They presented clocks to Kaye Hudson, Lesia Barnes and Hyman “JR” Riddell.
Ravenna Railroad Festival seeking vendors RAVENNA, Kentucky — Vendor space is now available for the upcoming Ravenna Railroad Days Festival, which, for the first time ever, is being hosted by Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation. The 2021 Ravenna Railroad Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 11 at Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation’s campus on the former CSX […]
Photos By: Lisa Bicknell Local honey is a popular item at the Estill County Farmer’s Market. Two Estill County honey vendors were present on Opening Day of farmers market. Pictured above are Judi and John Raczynski from Sunny Ridge Farm. At right, Tammy Horn Potter and Gabe Napier sell “Hacker Honey.”
Photo by Lisa Bicknell Ravenna Mayor Valerie Flinchum walks out of the Ravenna Council meeting on Monday night, as Ravenna Fire Chief Ken White, at left, and other guests Chuck Ferrell, Sharon Snowden and Brandon Hisle look on. By: Lisa Bicknell Ravenna City Clerk Angela Napier was the first to walk out of a long […]
Photo courtesy of Bobby Dawes Like Tanner Seales, above, the Estill County Engineers baseball team is flying high, winning the district tournament and playing well in regional play. On Monday, they soundly beat Letcher Central to advance to the region final.
By: Lisa Bicknell Estill County Softball Engineer Emma Winkle continues to shine in her junior season on the mound. Last week, Winkle broke the single season strikeout record with 305, with two regular season games and a tournament still left to play in the season. Coach Lynn West said he was made […]
By: Lisa Bicknell Over the past hundred years, thousands of Estill County students have graduated from Eastern Kentucky University. Many of those graduates attended EKU to learn to become teachers. In fact, the college, named Eastern Kentucky State Normal School in the beginning, was created to educate one-room school teachers. They, in turn, would venture […]
By Shauna Murrey CV&T Reporter Photo submitted Seniors Kamden Powell, left, and Dean Tucker, right, led a Sock it to Cancer drive. Estill County High School seniors Dean Tucker and Kamden Powell collected socks and other items to donate to the CHI Saint Joseph Health Cancer Care Center in Lexington, Ky. They were inspired […]
By Shauna Murrey CV&T Reporter Interfaith Wellness Ministry, a nonprofit corporation, has been promoting the well-being of body, mind and spirit in the Estill County community for 24 years. Sister Loretta Spotila, RN., CSA., founded the ministry as a grassroots effort to educate as many people as possible about how to make better health choices. […]
By: Lisa Bicknell Marigold’s Bybee Greenhouse is bursting with flowers, as one might expect with such businesses just before Mother’s Day, one of their busiest times of the year. What one might not expect to find among the flowers is a large black dog named Gilbert. He can usually be found lolling around the […]