Saint Helens, KY

Obituaries 12-9-21

Stephen Cleon Begley, 46, of Viper, died Friday, December 3, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, December 6, at Engle-Bowling Funeral Home with Portia Combs officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard. The guestbook may be signed at
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Video: NC CARE representatives are guests on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ show

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 — Bloomfield attorney Jack Seay and Courtney Higdon were guests on the Wednesday, Dec. 1st “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on WBRT to talk about their new non-profit organization, Nelson County Citizen Advocates for Responsible Education (NC CARE). The group was formed in response to the Nelson County Schools’ Local Planning Committee and the move toward shifting middle school students to the high school campuses. Running time: 47 minutes, 32 seconds.
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Craft Academy students work on revitalizing historic Hazel Green Academy

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ/MSU Public Relations) – Seniors from the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics are spearheading a project to revitalize a historic school campus in Hazel Green, Kentucky. Craft Academy seniors Blake Orr of Stanton, Jane Zhang of Richmond, Logan Smith of Hindman, Oni Terrado of...
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Winchester Sun

Cardinals defeat Campbell County in season opener

This week, the Cardinals of George Rogers Clark High School opened their season in successful fashion. On Thursday night – in a competitive season opener – they were able to top Campbell County 76-65. They shot nearly 50% from the field, with Trent Edwards and Tanner Walton tying for the team lead with.
Commonwealth Journal

Snow is s’no problem for county, city

It shouldn’t amount to much, but Pulaski may be getting ready to see the first snowflakes of the winter season. According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, there was a 30 percent chance of snow Tuesday night, and a 20 percent chance of it showing up before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Craft Academy students conduct service-learning project at Hazel Green Academy

Seniors from the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics are spearheading a project to revitalize a historic school campus in Hazel Green, Kentucky. Craft Academy seniors Blake Orr of Stanton, Jane Zhang of Richmond, Logan Smith of Hindman, Oni Terrado of Elizabethtown, and Wade McGuire of Hindman make up the project leadership team. Hazel Green Academy (HGA) was founded in 1880. Students studied and lived on campus, similar to the Craft Academy. At its peak, the academy was fully accredited by the Kentucky Board of Education and focused on science and mathematics, offering elective classes such as music and Bible studies. The academy closed in 1983.

College Hill family loses dog in house fire

COLLEGE HILL, Ohio (WKRC) - A house fire in College Hill on Monday had a tragic outcome for a family. Firefighters were called to the scene on Collegevue Place near W North Bend Road around 9 p.m. While all four people inside the house escaped, their pet dog did not...

December 5th-11th is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - As we approach the winter season, officials across the state are encouraging Kentuckians to think about their winter weather plan. “This is just a great time for everybody just to prepare for the winter, to start thinking about those things you haven’t thought about in quite a while like snow, how to drive in snow, and how to deal with these weather impacts that might come our way for this season,” said Dustin Jordan, Science & Operations Officer at the National Weather Service in Jackson.

Lillian Tackett Howard

Lillian Tackett Howard, age 78, a resident of Stanton, Kentucky, formally of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Lillian was born May 11, 1943 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Grimzie and Gladys Hunley Tackett. Husband of fifty-eight...

Serving it Up Hot at Route 11 Pizza Plus

Kaycee and Darren Steele purchased some property in Booneville in August of 2020. It was a former beauty shop. They have completely transformed it and now it is a small family owned pizza shop called Route 11 Pizza Plus. Between remodeling, getting everything in and installed, covid, the February ice...

Terry Lynn Noble

Terry Lynn Noble, 60, Clayhole passed away Friday, December 3, at his home. He was the son of the late Cleve and Ersie Miller Noble. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald Noble, Charles Noble. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Combs Noble; brothers, Ronnie Noble, David Noble, Travis Noble; sisters, Phyllis Collins, Chris Riley, Gail Noble, Barbara Roblin; host of nephews and nieces. Funeral Sunday, December 5, 10:00 AM at Breathitt Funeral Home Chapel with Oat Marshall officiating. Burial in the Noble Family Cemetery, Riley Branch, Clayhole.

Three Forks Regional Jail Report

All detainees innocent until proven guilty. All photos used w/ permission of Three Forks Jail of Beattyville. Priscilla Lewis 12/2 dis conduct, P.I. Daniel Riddell 45 of Irvine 11/29 court fines. EC Sheriff Dept. Joshua Riddell 39 of Irvine 12/2 dis conduct, criminal mischief. EC Sheriff Dept. James Roberts 12/2...
Corbin Times Tribune

Steely's 22 points lead the way to Williamsburg's 78-65 win over Buckhorn

LONDON — Williamsburg overcame a slow start to improve to 2-0 on the season after defeating Buckhorn, 78-65, during Saturday’s 13th Region Media Network Ted Cook Classic Presented by Smith Global. The Yellow Jackets (2-0) fell behind early in the first quarter before rallying to take a 28-27 lead at...

Estill County issues boil water advisory

IRVINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Estill County Water District has issued a boil water advisory for the following areas:. During a boil water advisory, it is recommended that customers boil for three minutes any tap water they intend to use for consumption — such as for drinking, cooking, or making ice. After boiling water, customers should let the water cool before consuming it. We will advise Customers in the same manner once it is no longer necessary to boil water. Customers with questions should call 1-606-723-3795.

New Booneville Fire Chief Appointed

On November 4, 2021, Chris Gabbard announced his resignation as Chief to the Booneville Owsley County Volunteer Fire Dept. Gabbard decided to resign from the BOCVFD as Chief so he could devote more time to his personal endeavors. Immediately the Board of Directors appointed James Thomas as the new Chief...

Gibson Case Handed Over to Grand Jury

Andrea Gibson, 33, of Annville, KY appeared in District Court on Monday before Judge Allen B. Roberts for a preliminary hearing regarding several charges. KSP Trooper R. Bowling wrote in the uniform citation filed with the Circuit Court Clerk that he was sitting stationary on Baldwin Branch Road when he observed Gibson pass by. Trooper Bowling identified her as having multiple warrants and he attempted to make a traffic stop on Baldwin Branch Road. According to the citation, Gibson refused to stop and turned right onto KY Hwy 577 disregarding a STOP sign and began to accelerate. The chase continued down Hwy 577 until Gibson made another right turn onto Swindling Gap Road where she passed a Water Meter truck that was occupying the roadway. According to the citation, the Water Meter truck had to back out of the way to avoid being hit by Gibson’s vehicle. Gibson continued down Swindling Gap Road until it ended whereupon she turned left onto KY Hwy 3478/Robinson Creek Road. She continued on this road until she turned right onto Lloyd Bowling Cemetery Road where continued until the road ended and then into the woods. She continued her attempt at escaping until she could not go any further. At this point she surrendered without incident.