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Clay County History Museum Welcomes Back Fundraising Festival

One of the biggest fundraiser events for the Clay County History Museum returns to Celina this weekend. The Clay County Museum of History Festival happening this Saturday in downtown Celina. President Beverley Hollifield said it will be a family fun day that includes live entertainment, vendors and food. “This is...

Commodities to be distributed today

Commodities will be distributed today at the Russell Springs City Park, beginning at 11 a.m. until all are given away. The distribution is a partnership with Judge-Executive Gary Robertson and the Russell County Fiscal Court and Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland program. For more information, please contact the office of...

Gift card benefit organized by local teen Ben Jones underway for EKY flood victims

One Russell County teen has taken it upon himself to oversee a gift card benefit for the victims of the recent flooding in eastern Kentucky. Russell County High School Sophomore Ben Jones, age 15, and his family decided to start the benefit upon learning that Ben’s sister, Morgan, an incoming freshman at the University of Kentucky, has a roommate from Floyd County, one of the hard hit areas of the state. While that family and their property has been spared, many of their neighbors were not as fortunate and the stories and images passed to the Jones family from Floyd County prompted the move to begin the benefit.

Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief: Donation Trailer At Columbia Christian Church

Adair County Circuit Court Clerk Dennis Loy will be taking his trailer to Eastern Kentucky with donated items for the relief effort. Items that are needed: blankets, pillows, toiletries, towels, washcloths, diapers, and bottled water. The trailer will be parked in the Columbia Christian Church parking lot on Wednesday morning,...

The Tooth Booth a drop-off point for supplies for EKY

One Russell Springs business has a deep connection with eastern Kentucky and with the devastating floods decimating much of the area last week, Dr. Shana Hughes and her mother, Ramona, from The Tooth Booth, who are from Letcher and Pike counties, wanted to step up and help their home area.

Commodities today, Feeding America Tomorrow

Senior Commodities for those on the active list will be distributed today from 1:00 – 3:00 at the community action agency. Feeding America Food Distribution returns to the Steubenville Baptist Church tomorrow morning beginning at 8:00 am.
Overton County News

Family Reunion Descendants of William Harrison Byrd and Lucinda Hildreth Zachary

The forty-second annual Byrd-Zachary reunion was held on Saturday, July 30 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Albany, Kentucky. Those attending were: Bonza Byrd Witt, Sandra Byrd Ogles, Barry Byrd, Patricia Robertson, Ken Byrd Sr, Kenny Byrd Jr., Larry Pryor, Lynn Conner Eldridge, Dee Gutshall, Myra Groce, Chloe Martin, Pat Byrd, Stephanie Byrd Hurst, Emily Hurst, and Sharon Byrd.

Creelsboro Festival returns in September

The third annual Creelsboro Festival will return in September. The festival celebrating the historic Cumberland River community will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 beginning at 10 a.m. The festival will include games for children, a video presentation, live music, and food. For more information, visit

Community Blood Drive Today

The Kentucky Blood Center will be in Monticello, at the Aspire Center today from 12:30-6 pm. The event is sponsored by the WC Extension Homemakers, all donors will receive a free t-shirt and a $10 gift card (while Supplies last).
Overton County News

New Arrival - Oliver family welcomes Arrow Paxton Gray

Lucas and Becky Oliver, of Allons, proudly announce the birth of their son, Arrow Paxton Gray Oliver, who arrived at 1:21 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He weighed 10 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 21 inches in length. Paxton is the grandson of Verna Meredith, of...
Overton County News

Family Reunion

Descendants of William Harrison Byrd and Lucinda Hildreth Zachary. The descendants of William Harrison Byrd and Lucinda Hildreth Zachary will hold the 42nd annual Byrd~Zachary reunion at Clinton County Fairgrounds in Albany, KY, on Saturday, July 30, beginning at 3 p.m. Photosm will be taken at 4:30 p.m., dinner will...