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Lynn Camp Softball splits double header with Bell

by Dennis Mills

Kourtnie Mills plays defense late in the second game of a double-header on Monday night against Bell County. Lynn Camp split the games, losing the first 4-8 but bouncing back with an 8-3 victory in the second contest. Rain forced a 30 minute delay in the second inning of the final game.

Kourtnie Mills plays defense late in the second game of a double-header on Monday night against Bell County. Lynn Camp split the games, losing the first 4-8 but bouncing back with an 8-3 victory in the second contest. Rain forced a 30 minute delay in the second inning of the final game.

The Lynn Camp Lady Wildcats Softball team was back on the field for the first time in two weeks on Monday night as they split a double-header with the Bell County Lady Bobcats.

Lynn Camp’s Destiny Hill steals second base in game one of a double-header against Bell County on Monday night. Hill had two RBI’s in the first game and an inside-the-park homerun in the second game.

Lynn Camp’s Destiny Hill steals second base in game one of a double-header against Bell County on Monday night. Hill had two RBI’s in the first game and an inside-the-park homerun in the second game.

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Knox BOE recognizes student athletes

By David Stewart

Recognition was rampant as the March, 2015 school board meeting opened up.  Not all athletes or athletic teams being recognized were present due to playing other sports at the same time as the meeting.

Highlights included an 8th grade men’s team that won forty games, every tournament from both ends of the state including Indiana. Other recognition was given to:

Knox County Middle School: 1st place region KAPOS, top 10 in state, top 5 in Smoky Mountain Championship, received bid to compete in national championship.

The swim team’s region consists of all school east of Lexington, down I-75 Through Madison and Pulaski counties to the Tennessee border. They still managed to finish 15th (men) 18th (womens) out of 26  schools.

The Dance Team: 1st place UDA Smokey Mountain Christmas, they were also High Kick Champions and at the Just Keep Dreaming competition they were 1st place in Pom, Kick and Hip Hop.

Varsity cheerleaders: Region runner-up, KAPOS 4th, District runner, high honors UCA cheer camp.

Women’s Basketball Coach Wendi Messer recognized by media as co-Coach of the year.

Men’s Basketball, 13th regional all tournament Chad Marsee and Tanner Wells,

Men’s all region academic team: Jeffrey Adams, Dustin Hensley, Matthew Barger.

Men’s all region athletic team: Dustin Hensley, Matthew Barger, Chad  Marsee.

After the recognition portion of the meeting, the Board immediately adopted the agenda and got down to business.

The Genesis of America’s Freedom

 Photo by Frank Shelton Kade Elam and Lucas Wilson pointing out their favorite exhibit in the hallway, coins mounted in a display entitled “Pocket Change for America”

Photo by Frank Shelton
Kade Elam and Lucas Wilson pointing out their favorite exhibit in the hallway, coins mounted in a display entitled “Pocket Change for America”

By Frank Shelton

For the Mountain Advocate

A new exhibit awaits students and visitors to Flat Lick Elementary School with the goal of remembering the past while celebrating the freedoms that we enjoy today.

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Police looking for robbery suspect

By Bobbie Poynter

Editor

Kentucky State Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Flat Lick Dollar Store Tuesday night.

Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call around 7 p.m. from Knox County Dispatch about a robbery at the Dollar Store in the Flat Lick community of Knox County. Troopers from Post 10 responded to the scene.

Preliminary investigation indicates that an unknown white male walked into the Dollar Store wearing a dark ski mask, sunglasses, gloves, black jacket, and dark pants. He was approximately 5’9 and 350-400 pounds.

The suspect was armed with a handgun and pointed it at the cashier demanding money. He left the store on a hunter green Honda 350 Rancher four wheeler. He was last seen turning left off of US25E onto Ky 3085 into the Flat Lick community.

The case is still under investigation by Det. Jason York. Anyone with information can contact Post 10 Harlan at 606-573-3131.

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