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Alleged murderer avoids status hearing

Photo by Emily Baker Hailey Bond arrives at the Knox County Courthouse for a court date earlier this year.

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Hailey Bond arrives at the Knox County Courthouse for a court date earlier this year.

A homeless woman charged with the death of her father’s long-time girlfriend in April was not present at her court appearance Friday, Sept. 23.

Hailey Bond, 23, was scheduled for a status hearing in circuit court, however when her case was called by Judge Gregory A. Lay, there was nothing but quiet murmurs among the courtroom. Finally, Public Advocate Attorney Kara… Continue reading

Knox Schools lay out clear vision for its future at Chamber luncheon

Photo by Tasha Stewart Knox Central High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students discussed the success their organization has seen over the years.

Photo by Tasha Stewart
Knox Central High School Future Business Leaders of America
(FBLA) students discussed the success their organization has seen over the years.

The future is looking sharp for Knox County Public Schools as Superintendent Kelly Sprinkles laid out the district’s long range 2020 vision at the September Chamber of Commerce meeting.

According to Sprinkles, the main goal, as laid out in the plan, is to become a system of excellence by the year 2020.

“We want… Continue reading

Flu shots available at festival

The Daniel Boone festival is quickly approaching and members of the community are already looking forward to festival food and the many forms of entertainment. However, many take advantage of the festival for another reason.

The Knox County Health Department will once again use the opportunity to administer flu shots to the general public.

“Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine,” said Tammy Owens, Nursing Director at Knox County Health Department. “Protecting yourself from flu… Continue reading

Knox St. receiving facelift before DBF

Photo by Tasha Stewart Road crews worked to add the tactile paving to curbs on Knox Street, making the road ADA compliant for the visually impaired. Above seated, James Foley with ReadyMix pours the fresh concrete as workers spread the mixture.

Photo by Tasha Stewart
Road crews worked to add the tactile paving to curbs on Knox Street, making the road ADA compliant for the visually impaired. Above seated, James Foley with ReadyMix pours the fresh concrete as workers spread the mixture.

The City of Barbourville and road crews have been working around the clock to prepare for the upcoming Daniel Boone Festival. Among the items to complete on the list is a complete facelift of Knox Street.

Beginning… Continue reading

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