State to spend $17.5 million on Knox road projects

More than $17.5 million has been allocated for several Knox County road projects under the state’s Biennial Road Plan. The plan was worked out and approved by the Kentucky Legislature Tuesday.

Several Knox County roads will get attention under the plan.

Topping the list of projects is replacement of the railroad bridge on Daniel Boone Drive.   Continue reading

Knox Central looking for run support

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The Knox Central Panthers have been patiently waiting for their hitting to come alive and it did just that over the weekend as they defeated Bryan Station 11-0.
“We finally got some run support against Bryan Station,” Knox Central coach Brandon Hillard said. “Our bats came alive and it was a great win. Our kids had fun.”
The Panthers are now 7-8 on the season with a staff ERA of 2.25. Hillard has been more than impressed with his team’s efforts on the mound.  Continue reading

Eight charged in Monday morning drug raid

Eight suspects were arrested in an early morning drug raid Monday in Knox County.

According to Knox Sheriff John Pickard, the raids stemmed from ongoing investigations in illegal drug activity across Knox County.

Pickard said Monday’s arrests were the results of undercover buys during the investigation.

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Knox Historical Museum launches new website

Regardless of whether you are a genealogy buff, a fan of historic photos, or just want to research the history of Barbourville and Knox County, you now have a new resource at your fingertips.

Just this week, the Knox County Historical Museum launched its new website – a website that contains a wealth of information about Knox County’s rich history. It is the first time the museum has a website of its own.

“We just launched last night Wednesday, April 9,” said museum volunteer David Cole, who has worked to help get the new website started.   Continue reading

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  • April 17, 2014Union College Honors and Awards Day
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