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Knox County bus accident Big Branch Hollow

Stinking Creek firefighters stand by as a wrecker makes its way to the scene of the accident Friday morning. Photo by Bobbie Poynter

Stinking Creek firefighters stand by as a wrecker makes its way to the scene of the accident Friday morning.
Photo by Bobbie Poynter

 A Knox County school bus was involved in a minor accident on Friday morning transporting students to school. The accident occurred around 7:20 a.m. in the Big Branch area of Dewitt, which is located in eastern Knox County.

Preliminary reports state that eight students were on the bus at the time of the accident.

Minor injuries were reported and Knox County EMS was called to the scene.

Seven students were checked by EMS workers and released to their parents. One student was transported to Knox County Hospital for further examination.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Nash Collects AAC Player of the Week Honors

Lydia Nash

Lydia Nash

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Union College women’s basketball player Lydia Nash (JR/Florence, Ky.) has been named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Nash led the Bulldogs to a 2-0 record last week as the team posted an 80-70 win against Alice Lloyd (Ky.) and a 76-73 overtime win against IU-Southeast (Ind.). Two wins came in the Union College Holiday Classic. Union is 7-3 overall and 4-2 in AAC play.

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Knox County Clerk announces deadline for changing voter party affiliation

By Bobbie Poynter

Knox County Clerk Mike Corey is reminding registered voters who wish to vote in another party’s May 2015 Primary Election or be a candidate as a member of another political party in the regularly scheduled 2015 elections, they must change their registration no later than Dec. 31, 2014.

Those wishing to change their affiliation must go to the county clerk’s office and fill out a new registration card by noon Wednesday, Dec. 31, at which time the office will be closing for the holiday.

To be qualified to vote in a partisan primary election, a voter must have been a member of that party on Dec. 31 of the preceding year or a new registrant who has not changed his or her affiliation.

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Drugs, money seized during traffic stop

Staff Report

A routine traffic stop around 12:30 a.m. Monday led to the arrest of two Tennessee residents and the confiscation of cash and drug paraphernalia.

A routine traffic stop around 12:30 a.m. Monday led to the arrest of two Tennessee residents and the confiscation of cash and drug paraphernalia.

KSP Trooper Jason Partin smelled a strong order of marijuana coming from the vehicle when he pulled over a 2014 Dodge Charger for speeding on U.S. 25E in the Bailey Switch community. Tpr. Partin was joined by KSP CVE Canine Officer Landry Collet, Tpr. Kelly Farris and Knox County Deputy Drew Wilson. After a search of the vehicle, the officers confiscated over a pound of marijuana wrapped in plastic underneath the spare tire of the trunk. Drug paraphernalia items, along with $600 in cash, were also seized.

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Knox Central hands Harlan County 19 point loss, 81-62.

The Knox Central Panthers took to the hardwood on Dec. 9 in their home opener with an 81-62 trouncing of the Harlan County Black Bears.

The Bears (4-1) played to an 8-8 tie mid-way through the first quarter until Dustin Hensley and Matthew Barger each chipped in six points each to give Knox Central (2-2) a 22-15 advantage at the end of the first quarter.

The Panthers extended their lead in the second quarter to 14 points, 40-26.  Junior guard Blaine Wyatt added the first score to advance the lead to 24-15 followed by a three pointer by Matthew Barger for a 27-17 advantage. Chad Marsee added two buckets in the paint followed by another score by Barger to put the Bears into a double digit deficit at 33-21. Marsee added two more baskets along with a score from Senior Dustin Hensley to end the half with a 14 point lead at 40-26.

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