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Woman falls asleep in car, wakes up in jail

Melissa Debacher

Melissa Debacher

A Barbourville woman passed out in her car woke to find herself behind bars. When Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Claude Hudson responded to a complaint on May 20 on Hwy 11 at Swan Pond, he found Melissa Debacher, 25, of Barbourville, lying across the car’s console with two small children, ages three and five, inside the vehicle strapped into car seats.

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Sheriff’s Report

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Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is reporting the following Enforcement Actions:

On May 11, Deputy Claude Hudson arrested Franklin Adam Parks, 24, of Corbin, on three Whitley County Bench warrants for Contempt, of Court/Child Support and for failure to pay fines on several traffic charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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Junior Woman’s Study Club donates to hospital auxiliary

Photo by Bobbie Poynter Pictured from left to right are Knox County Auxiliary President Stella Smith, Rita Wood, representing the Junior Woman’s Study Club, and Sheila Halter, Junior Woman’s sponsor and auxiliary member.

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Pictured from left to right are Knox County Auxiliary President Stella Smith, Rita Wood, representing the Junior Woman’s Study Club, and Sheila Halter, Junior Woman’s sponsor and auxiliary member.

by Bobbie Poynter

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The GFWCKY Barbourville Junior Woman’s Study Club recently donated $2,000 to the Knox County Hospital’s Auxiliary. The content you are trying to view is available only to subscribers. Please log-in or go to Register to subscribe today!

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Midnight Raid

Photo by Bobbie Poynter Barbourville police arrested six people Friday night and charged them with manufacturing methamphetamine. Pictured are Barbourville Police Chief Winston Tye (far left) and Patrolman Josh Lawson (far right) transporting two of the six arrested, Linda Davis, 51, and Howard Douglas Davis, 54.

Photo by Bobbie Poynter
Barbourville police arrested six people Friday night and charged them with manufacturing methamphetamine. Pictured are Barbourville Police Chief Winston Tye (far left) and Patrolman Josh Lawson (far right) transporting two of the six arrested, Linda Davis, 51, and Howard Douglas Davis, 54.

Midnight Raid

By Bobbie Poynter

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Barbourville Police raided an upstairs apartment in the Dixon Trailer Park around 11 p.m. Friday after receiving an anonymous tip that people in the apartment were cooking methamphetamine. The content you are trying to view is available only to subscribers. Please log-in or go to Register to subscribe today!

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City holds Spring Concert

Photo by Michaela Miller  Barbourville’s Elementary choir performed at Barbourville’s spring concert on Tuesday. The Elementary choir consisted of fourth and fifth graders and they sang several songs along with the Middle and High school choirs performing after.

Photo by Michaela Miller
Barbourville’s Elementary choir performed at Barbourville’s spring concert on Tuesday. The Elementary choir consisted of fourth and fifth graders and they sang several songs along with the Middle and High school choirs performing after.

By Michaela Miller

Barbourville Independent Schools held their spring choir concert Tuesday, May 12, in Union’s Chapel.

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