• Erika Jo Dunn and Ryan Lee Caudill were united in marriage July 18, 2008 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    Erika is the daughter of Rock and Rita Dunn of Campton. Ryan is the son of Lee and Margaret Caudill of Liberty.

    The couple reside in Powell County.


  • Lynette Harris knows what it’s like to struggle to feed and clothe her family.

    Shortly before the new school year started last month, Harris said she faced the task of buying school clothes for her four grandchildren, whom she is raising. She came up with a rather unusual idea, using modern technology.

    “I posted on Topix (www.topix.com) that my husband would haul junk,” she said. “We were just trying to raise some extra money to buy clothes for the grandkids.”

  • Travel down Belden Avenue in Liberty and you may see a tall, red-haired man sitting on his front porch, strumming a guitar.

    A good ol’ boy from a local band, perhaps, or a Grand Ol’ Opry wanna-be?


    Take a closer look and you might remember him from American Bandstand or the David Letterman Show.

    Maybe you were among the thousands of screaming fans at a concert venue, when he stood alongside his brother Richard and fellow band members known worldwide as the Psychedelic Furs.

  • Richard and Montie Roots of Cincinnati, formerly of Casey County, will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 20. They moved to the Cincinnati area in 1942, and have two sons, three grandsons, and four great-granddaughters.

  • Terry and Kim Miller are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Joshua William Miller to Nicole Lesha Bradshaw, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Bradshaw and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bradshaw.

    The wedding will take place Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at 3 p.m. at the Pine Grove Community Church. No invitations will be sent. All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Under threatening skies and cooler than normal temperatures, four outhouse teams made a run for the coveted title of “head” privy Saturday afternoon at the 15th Penn’s Store Great Outhouse Blowout in northern Casey County.

    Located just off Ky. 243 on the Boyle county line, Penn’s Store is the oldest, family owned country store in America, dating to 1850.

  • Jeff and Renita Murphy would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Danielle to Neal Alan Weddle, son of Richard and Kathy Weddle.

    Danielle is a 2005 graduate of Casey County High School and a 2008 graduate of National College. She is employed at Hill’s Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician.

    Neal is a 1995 graduate of Casey County High School and is owner-operator of Weddle’s Backhoe Service.

  • Little Emily Virginia Gracelynn Pittman is surrounded by miracles.

    She’s a miracle herself, born to a mother who was told she would never have children; an aunt who lost a baby, was diagnosed with cancer, and nearly died when she did give birth to a child; and a special cousin who is at the heart of this story of family miracles.

  •  For Eddie Montgomery, being a member of the hottest duo in country music is a dream come true.