Barbourville’s Christmas tree goes up

November 28, 2014

Photo by Bobbie Poynter


The Barbourville Christmas tree will be officially lit at 6:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5

The Barbourville Christmas tree will be officially lit at 6:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5

Traffic down Knox Street took a back seat temporarily Monday to a behemoth 60-foot Norway Spruce as it slowly made its way from Flat Lick to the front of the Knox County Courthouse. Pictured, Barbourville Utilities worker Charles Willis (in the basket) prepares to attach a wire from the tree to one of two pillars on the front of the Knox County Courthouse to help stabilize the giant, which will serve as the official Christmas tree throughout the holiday season.

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