Why is it that when one has nothing to do they cannot pull themselves off the couch? Yet, as soon as there is something that has to be done away from home, they can’t get out the door on time? They spot every little detail in the house that needs attention… I mean every little miniscule dust ball on the floor must first be picked up? I do, however, think I have found a… Continue reading
KinderCamp will be coming soon to a Knox County Public School near you. The new camp was approved at the July KCPS Board of Education meeting and will be held at each elementary school in the district. Although exact dates have not been confirmed for all schools, the program will occur in the upcoming weeks before August 11, the district’s official… Continue reading
Why would a French company bring a new manufacturing company with 90 jobs to Knox County? “We narrowed our focus on Corbin because there were two available buildings here that were suitable for our purposes. That was very important,” Euro Sticks President and owner Frédéric Debacker said. “It was also important for us to be along… Continue reading
When Corbin’s city leaders put the new 1% occupational tax on the Knox County section of the city, did they inadvertently institute an “illegal” tax? Several things about the way the tax (technically a “fee”) was implemented definitely raise legal questions.
In Knox County, the fee only applies to gross wages from employees. Employers are not required to pay. Yet in the Whitley County portion of the city, both pay. Can the city legally discriminate… Continue reading
Over two years after a man was murdered, one of the men accused in his death received his trial date this week.
Patrick Baker is accused of murdering Donald Mills in May 2014. Baker, along with Christopher Wagner, allegedly told Mills that they were U.S. Marshals in order to gain access to Mills’ home. Once inside, Baker allegedly shot and killed Mills. Baker and Wagner are accused of robbing Mills’ house along with accomplices Elijah Messer, Angela Mills… Continue reading