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Brachonid wasps have an unusual and somewhat unsettling life cycle. Female wasps use a long, needle-like ovipositor to lay eggs inside other insects or their larvae. She may also inject virus-like particles that prevent the host’s immune system from destroying her eggs. After eggs hatch, was…

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State Representative Bill Wesley

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On September 27 the Owsley County Early Head Start, Head Start, Child Care and Preschool children participated in a walk for a cure against childhood cancer.  Our walk-a-thon was in honor of our hero Easton Ryder Smith, a 2014 Early Head Start student who died from cancer in December 2014.  …

* Sag Hollow had their annual members tournament over the weekend. 35 members participated in the tournament. The 18 hole round of golf  determined two winners. The champion of the medal play low score was Eric Mason, who shot a -5 (67). The winner of the league tournament, which is a handic…

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   PRTC recently began returning approximately $386,000 in Capital Credit payments to its subscribers. “We are proud that we can return these funds to our members. We invest in Jackson and Owsley Counties to provide the finest and most advanced communications services possible,” said Keith G…

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On Sunday, October 12, 2021, Beattyville Police Department received an APB on a suspect, E.J. (Ewan) Thompson, 22 of Lee County, concerning a shooting in Owsley County on Saturday night.

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Beattyville Ent. uses mugshots w/ permission of Three Forks Regional Jail. No mugshots un-used by request- NO EXCEPTIONS! All detainees innocent until proven guilty.