Hundreds of local youngsters turned out for the annual Barbourville Easter Egg Hunt. This year’s event was sponsored by the local Child Abuse Prevention Council, in conjunction with Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Members of a local service club gathered at Union College Saturday to honor local soldiers who fought in a war that claimed more than 58,000 American lives.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Vietnam War, which ended on April 30, 1975.
On Saturday morning, the Dr. Thomas Walker Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a breakfast and special ceremony to honor the 44 Knox countians who served in Vietnam. Continue reading
A Knox County man was arrested Thursday on meth charges.
According to Sheriff John Pickard, deputies Brian Hensley and Tommy Houston were dispatched Thursday to a residence on Hughes Branch Road in reference to a possible meth lab. Continue reading
SOAR Initiative Working Groups to Meet at Annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference Next Week; Public Invited to Join
SOMERSET, Ky. (April 16, 2014) – As the work of the “Shaping Our Appalachian Region”, or SOAR, initiative moves forward, citizens are invited to attend next week’s annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference in Somerset to take part in one of ten SOAR working groups.
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