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Knox board deadlocks

Syberseed 4-27-16 to 5-27-2016

The Lynn Camp auditorium was filled to near capacity as the crowd waited anxiously to see what the school board’s next step would be after Friday’s highly publicized resignation of the board’s former chairman, Dexter Smith.

Obviously, the crowd was not going to make it easy on the acting chairman, Merrill Smith, as the crowd chanted, “One down, one to go!”

Although it was blatantly absent, Board Member Charles Merida was determined to get the one hot topic back on… Continue reading

Cyclists take part in annual Redbud Warmup Ride

Photo by Emily Baker Cyclists enjoyed a leisurely ride through the hill of Knox County before the 100 mile ride in London the next day.

Photo by Emily Baker
Cyclists enjoyed a leisurely ride through the hill of Knox County before the 100 mile ride in London the next day.

Barbourville Tourism held its annual Redbud Warmup Ride Friday, April 22. Riders had the choice between two routes; a 50-mile ride that wound along the backroads of Knox County or a shorter 26-mile ride that took the cyclists to Dr. Thomas Walker State Park.

“It’s a rare chance to get to highlight our historic county,… Continue reading

Local magistrate wins UNITE tournament

Photos by Emily Baker Jason Lake and David McAdams snagged first place, winning the $1,800 prize.

Photos by Emily Baker
Jason Lake and David McAdams snagged first place, winning the $1,800 prize.

Fishermen took advantage of the beautiful weather Saturday, April 23, to compete in Operation UNITE’s 11th 

The top 17 team gathered after the tournament. Each of the 17 teams earned a cash prize for their catch.

The top 17 team gathered after the tournament. Each of the 17 teams earned a cash prize for their catch.

annual Fishing Tournament. 84 teams traveled from far and wide to Grove Marina at Laurel Lake. After eight hours on the water, Jason Lake and David McAdams… Continue reading

Law enforcement nabs 18 in largest sweep yet

In a continued effort to fight back against the rampant drug problem in the area, officials initiated Operation Cooperation. The operation brought state and local law enforcement together to round up known dealers throughout the county. Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Barbourville Police Department, Kentucky State Police and Operation UNITE joined forces to in this yearlong investigation.

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Hospice hosts Chamber at new facility

Photos by Jay Nolan Vickie Prince, right, with Hospice of the Bluegrass, presents the Hospice Hero Award to Milly Burkhart, who has been affiliated with Hospice as a volunteer since 1984.

Photos by Jay Nolan
Vickie Prince, right, with Hospice of the Bluegrass, presents the Hospice Hero Award to Milly Burkhart, who has been affiliated with Hospice as a volunteer since 1984.

Today, Hospice is working over 20 cases in Knox County alone, and 87 cases are active right now in our six-county area. Care for all those people is now coordinated from the new Hospice of the Bluegrass office recently opened in Barbourville.

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Free FISH FRY at Thompson Park – NOW!

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