Friday, May 29, 2020
For Immediate Release:
2020 Corn Festival Canceled
STANTON, KY – Due to the broad public health concerns of the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 Corn Festival has been canceled with even more energy being directed to the 2021 festival. This was not an easy decision but after much consideration, the Powell County Action Committee reached this conclusion May 26, 2020 at a special meeting held socially distanced at the Stanton City Park. The committee has already begun the process of contacting vendors, sponsors, and other related entities. Thank you for your support and understanding. We look forward to seeing you in 2021!
The 2021 Stanton Corn Festival to be held August 6th - 7th - 8th, 2021. Corn Festival 2021 will be the biggest, corniest, best festival yet! The Powell County Corn Festival is held in a beautiful mountain setting of the quaint little town of Stanton, Kentucky, under the old-growth shade trees of the Community Park on Halls Lane. The park is adjacent to the Powell County High School/Middle School campuses. Just Follow the Corn off Mountain Parkway Exit 22 all the way to the festival. The three-day festival boasts more than one hundred vendors, eight performers, and eight thousand attendees annually. For more information about the Corn Festival 2021 visit cornfestivalky.org. Disability Accessible.
Lisa Mays - (606) 663-3625
Powell County Crisis Center is helping those in need during these uncertain times. If you or someone you know needs help getting groceries, prescriptions or food bank deliveries please call the number listed below. We will get through this together!
Today is the first step in our gradual and safe approach to reopening the economy. Follow our #HealthyatWork guidelines, and visit Healthyatwork.Ky.Gov for more information.
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The Powell County Office of Public Information has established a new website https://www.powellcovid.com/.
Supporting local is so important during this time! Please patronize these restaurants or buy gift cards for use after this crisis.
The Stanton Tourism and Convention Commission would like to formally introduce and welcome our new Part Time Tourism Director, Tammi Milby!
As the new member to our team, Milby states, “My mission as Stanton Tourism and Convention Commission Director is to promote, create, and maintain a safe, energetic, and aesthetically pleasing environment. An environment that encourages current residents of the community and visitors to want to live, work, and visit Stanton.” The STCC has lots in store for the City of Stanton in 2019. We are very excited to have Tammi on board to assist in executing our plans and achieving our goals! Welcome, Tammi!
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