There will be lots of celebrations occurring today in the Knox County Public Schools. The school district has earned its highest rating ever, “distinguished”, in the latest results from Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning school accountability system.
“This year is a milestone for Knox County and it proves that our schools are focused on student achievement,” Superintendent Kelly Sprinkles shared following the data release.
Knox County seen growth from a 65.6 overall score and “needs improvement” rating one year… Continue reading
A Corbin man is facing his third case of possession of methamphetamine after Knox County Sheriff’s deputies found 23 grams (.811 ounces) of suspected crystal methamphetamine along with assorted drug paraphernalia in his car Saturday night.
According to Sheriff Mike Smith, Deputy Sidney Wagner arrested 37-year-old Carl E. Ruppe in a field near Spider Creek Road off of Standard Ave.
Smith said Wagner saw the vehicle near a field and stopped to investigate.
“He stated he had pulled over to… Continue reading
A trail date is just around the corner for a former Knox County EMS ambulance driver.
Kevin French, 26, of Keavy, has been scheduled for an additional court date before setting an official trial date. During his pretrial conference Friday, Sept. 23, French’s attorney, David Hoskins, requested more time as he was still waiting on evidence to be handed over from the Commonwealth.
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A three-car collision this past Saturday sent one trooper and three others to the hospital.
Kentucky State Post 10 received multiple calls on September 24 at 4:11 p.m. reporting a collision at the intersection of US 25E and KY 1629 at the Sonic traffic light in Corbin. Callers… Continue reading
Former Knox County Board of Education chairman Dexter Smith appeared before a special judge for the first time Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Pulaski County District Judge Katie Wood took on the case when Knox County District Judge John Chappell officially recused himself.
The court began the process to prepare for trial. A motion for discovery was entered and Judge Wood arranged a… Continue reading