Barbourville Police Department plagued with dwindling number of officers

January 16, 2015
Randell Young informs the city council that the Stivers Aquatic and Wellness Center is still a little underfunded, but everything is going well, and the bills are paid up at this time.

Randell Young informs the city council that the Stivers Aquatic and Wellness Center is still a little underfunded, but everything is going well, and the bills are paid up at this time.

City Council members are (standing from left to right) Calvin Manis, Mike Johnson, Jeremy Hicks, Ronnie Moore, and Sherman Lawson. Seated are Mayor David Thompson and Wilma Barnes.

City Council members are (standing from left to right) Calvin Manis, Mike Johnson, Jeremy Hicks, Ronnie Moore, and Sherman Lawson. Seated are Mayor David Thompson and Wilma Barnes.

By Bobbie Poynter


Barbourville Mayor David Thompson threw down the gauntlet at the year’s first city council meeting.

After apologizing to those people who he believed had been wronged during the last administration, the mayor got down to business.

The mayor asked that two unpaid retainers and a part of an unpaid bill for the late Charley Green Dixon be paid. Board members, old and newly-elected, said they were all unaware of the unpaid bills and unanimously voted to pay them.

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