Bug thinks she’s the next big thing as she rides around her yard on the front of a moped with her best friends Mallory, Mikyla, and Maegan Stamper.
A Corbin resident’s service has been recognized by Kentucky’s highest official. Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, Thursday, July 24, 2014 in honor of a Kentucky airman who recently died as a result of non-combat related injuries.
Staff Sgt. Dirk Shelton, 29, of Corbin, died July 16 in Washington D.C., and his funeral services are today, at Grace on the Hill United Methodist Church in Knox County.
The state today released figures documenting a 10.4% unemployment rate for Knox County.
Below is a comparison of the Knox rate with that of other nearby counties:
All five Knox County magistrates; Carson Gilbert, 1st district, Keith Abner, 2nd district, Jerry (Rabbit) Cox, 3rd district, Pat McDonald, 4th district, and Julio Cima, 5th district, joined Judge Executive J.M. Hall at Wednesday’s Knox County Fiscal Court meeting.
After officially opening the meeting, Judge Hall opened the floor to the general public. Boone Heights resident Sharon Lounder addressed 3rd District Magistrate Jerry Cox. Apparently, the county had come in and cleaned out dirt at the edge of her yard in order to establish drainage. Lounder’s complaint was that the dirt left behind during the county’s work had never been cleaned up, and she spent a total of $1,050 to clean up her hard. She is now requesting an exception to paying penalties on her property tax.
The Knox County Piranhas competed against the Laurel County Barracudas on Saturday, July 19 at Sitvers Aquatic and Fitness Center in Barbourville. Continue reading