The Barbourville City School’s Family Resource Youth Services Director Robin Jones held an informal breakfast and kindergarten classroom visit of the Barbourville City School Thursday morning. About 40 parents showed up to eat and learn more about the Success For All Reading Program.
Barbourville Street Department began working the last week in July on a Barner Lane drainage project. The project has been on the books for more than a year, according to Robbie Cobb, City Superintendent.
The 2014 Knox Central Football team opened their season at Corbin in the Pigskin Classic against Perry Central on Friday night with a convincing 39-6 win. The Panthers took the opening drive 65 yards to jump out to an early 6-0 lead in the first quarter. Special teams proved to be the biggest asset of the game with Matthew Barger scoring two touchdowns on punt returns of 76 and 66 yards while Frankie Robinson added another touchdown on a 55 yard punt return. The Panthers will be back on the field next Friday at Clay County when they take on North Laurel in the Appalachian Bowl.
The Knox Central Lady Panther volleyball team let a two to one lead slip away on Thursday night to district rival Lynn Camp. The Lady Panthers held a two set to one lead heading into the fourth set, but was out scored 25-14 to force a fifth and final tie breaker. Lynn Camp took the final set 15-13 to win the match. For complete coverage see next weeks Mountain Advocate.
Corbin Police are searching for the man who unsuccessfully tried to rob Pizza Hut in Corbin Wednesday afternoon.
According to Major Rob Jones, the department’s public affairs officer, the robber, described as a white male, between 5’7” and 5’11,” wearing a hoodie and white bandana over his face, came into the restaurant at the Trademart Shopping Center just after 2 p.m.