February 28, 2013
A Jessamine County grand jury indicted a Breathitt County man on three counts of unlawful use of an electronic device to induce a minor to engage in sexual activity Wednesday, Feb. 20. According to court records, Earl Cundiff, 54, of 103 Blake Drive in Jackson, allegedly used a cell phone with a 13-year-old girl to “induce a minor to engage in sexual activities” on or around Nov 15, 2011. Cundiff is scheduled to be arraigned March 8 at 9 a.m.
June 20, 2011
Harlan McIntosh, 88, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Harlan was born in Breathitt County on Feb. 6, 1923. He was the son of Bill and Georgia Ann Morris McIntosh, also of Breathitt County. Harlan was residing at Fountain Circle Health and Rehabilitation when the Lord called him home. Harlan was married to Clara Spicer in Jackson and worked in the coal mines starting at a very young age. He and Clara moved to Clark County in the 1950s and he worked as a tenant farmer for several families in the Boonesboro Road area.
April 16, 2008
Wanda Lee Parks Hoffman, 61, of Henry Court, died Wednesday, April 9 at Central Baptist Hospital. A native of Breathitt County, she was born Jan. 5, 1947, to the late Luther and Geneva Lansaw Parks. She was a homemaker and a loving mother to her five children who survive her, Cheryl Combs of Nicholasville, Jennifer Asad of Tennessee, Kim Orsburn of Illinois, Regina Watson of Kentucky, and Loretta Smith of Nicholasville. Additional survivors are four brothers, Kenneth Parks of Georgetown, Ray Parks of Indiana David Parks of Kentucky, and Eugen Parks of Kentucky, two sisters Norma Diemer of Indiana, and Debbie Garrett of Kentucky, 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
December 1, 2010
Dec. 2, 1985 The home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gray, 31 Johnson St., was the scene of an annual Thanksgiving dinner Thursday. Present were Mr. and Mrs. James Carpenter and Wendy, Mrs. Delbert Raymer, Deanna and Penny, Scarlet Carpenter, Don Barker, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Thomas, Julema Jane and Ronald Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Dale Fenner and David, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Milton, Lola Carpenter, Jerry Carpenter and Kay, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gray, Dallas Gray,...
March 18, 2008
Jack Stanford didn't think it was such a big deal at first, at least not until the phone calls started coming in. As the former Casey County coach began to get one congratulatory call after another as word spread of his induction into the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches' Court of Honor, he started to realize it might be something special. "People that knew about it started telling me, and I sat back one day and was thinking, 'What a great honor,'" Stanford said this weekend from Colorado.
November 11, 2009
When Garrard County traveled to Breathitt County in last year's playoffs, the Bobcats were on their way to the Class AAA finals. But the Golden Lions gave Breathitt a tough game before losing 28-13. Garrard coach Mark Scenters is hoping his team can use that experience to upend Breathitt when the teams meet again in a second-round game Friday at Jackson. I think (experience) can't hurt, but at the same time that was last year, and we must be ready to execute our game plan on both sides of the ball," Scenters said.
December 19, 2003
BEREA - Lincoln County's girls rode a big third quarter to their first win of the season, beating Breathitt County 56-45 Thursday in the Berea Holiday Classic. Lincoln (1-4) outscored Breathitt 24-10 in the third quarter, and coach John Kolasa said everyone contributed. "Jenny Ralston and Megan Pitts hit a couple of 3s, Jenny Jones and Jessica Ryan scored some inside," Kolasa said. "It was probably as good of a quarter as we've had on both ends of the floor. " Jones and Ralston each scored 16 points for Lincoln.
July 27, 2011
Fannie Pritchett, 81, widow of Vincent Pritchett, died July 24 at her home. She was a native of Breathitt County, daughter of the late Lewis T. and Martha E. Turner Arrowood. She was a member of the Mt. Freedom Baptist Church. Fannie was an employee of Asbury College for 19 years, serving in the cafeteria bakery and with the Kentucky Baptist Home for Children for two years. She is survived by a brother, Henry Arrowood of North Carolina; sisters Jane Crutcher of Nicholasville and Rosia and husband Harold Horton of High Bridge; and numerous other relatives.
May 10, 2012
Sigel Mitchell “Cowboy” Robinson, 83, husband of Jennifer Blanton Robinson, passed away at 4:55 a.m. Wednesday at his home. A native of Breathitt County, he was the son of the late Tom and Lina Elam Robinson. Mitchell was a fence builder and practiced the Pentecostal faith. Additional survivors include four sons, Kenneth (Merry) Robinson, James and Larry Robinson and Mitchell (Teresa) Robinson; three daughters, Pansy Purvis, Bonnie Robinson and Donna Lynch; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gene (Bessie)
May 14, 2012
Douglas Eugene Banks, 74, of Paris, formerly of Winchester, widower of the late Vada Ann Shumate Banks, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Paris. Mr. Banks was born in Breathitt County on Sept. 6, 1937, to the late Henry and Bessie Jacob Banks. He was a retired maintenance technician at Sylvania and a U.S. Air Force veteran. Survivors include his daughter, Tammy Stanfield of Winchester; his son, Christopher Banks of Wheelwright, Ky.; three stepchildren; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and six brothers and sisters, Randall Banks of Paris, Linville Banks of Campbellsville, Judy Franklin of Paris, Marion Banks of Richmond, Henry Banks of Vine Grove, Ky., and Danny Ray Banks of Harrisburg, Penn.