Photo by Lisa Bicknell Tuesday was the official start to summer, although it’s been feeling like summer for weeks. After a pleasant break from last week’s near 100 degree heat, the heat wave has returned.
Jimmy Lee Draggoo, age 59, of Irvine, Kentucky, departed this life on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at his home in Irvine, Kentucky. Jimmy was born on November 13, 1962, in Irvine, Kentucky, to the late Franklin Roosevelt Draggoo and Yvonne Neal. In addition to his father, Jimmy was preceded in death by one sister, Thelma […]
By: Lisa Bicknell As Emma Lee becomes acquainted with the Estill County community, she is finding it to be “super welcoming and super helpful.” Lee is the newly hired Estill County agriculture and natural resource extension agent. She began her new job on June 1 and says she has been “really impressed” by how helpful […]
Raymond Leo May, age 65, of Turner Avenue in Irvine, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at his home following a short illness. He was born May 7, 1957, in Williamson, West Virginia and was the son of the late David Leo and Shirley Lambert May. He was a retired mechanic and is survived by […]
Irvin’e green bridge was uncovered on Monday, June 6, 2022, but there remains work to be done before it can be re-opened. Painting contractors are expected to be completely finished by next week, but there will be additional steel repairs, concrete patching, repairs on the piers, and the latex overlay for the bridge deck before […]
Citizens Guaranty Bank CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kathy Samples and Citizens Guaranty Bank President, Michael Wilson would like to announce the promotion of Shannon Chaney to Market President of Estill County. Shannon Chaney has been employed with Citizens Guaranty Bank for 25 years and has played an integral role in the growth […]
Victor Logan Whitaker, 87, widower of Minnie Jo Horton Whitaker, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at his home in Wilmore. He was born in Jessamine County on May 27, 1934, to the late Virgil May Whitaker and Harriett Pearl Sharpe Whitaker. He was a heavy equipment operator, a Veteran of the United States Army, […]
This photo of the Kiwanis Club of Irvine-Ravenna,Ky. was taken in front of the local Citizen Voice and Times newspaper office in 2022. Pictured are: Row 1: Joan Kleine, Tom Whitaker, Cale Wilson, Francine Bonny, Sherry Fox, and Jeff Hix. Row 2: Tony White, Richard Snowden, Francie Snowden, Sharon Whitaker, William “Bo” Leach, Larry […]
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 […]