Knox digs out, prepares for deep freeze

February 23, 2015
Road crews worked throughout the night Monday clearing the road of snow. Piles of snow like this one at the intersection of Main and Manchester streets could be seen all across the city.

Road crews worked throughout the night Monday clearing the road of snow. Piles of snow like this one at the intersection of Main and Manchester streets could be seen all across the city.

By Bobbie Poynter


Editor

This year’s winter will surely be one for the record books, not only across the northern most states, but here in Knox County as well.

In response to the heavy snows and bitter cold across the Commonwealth Monday, Gov. Steve Beshear declared a statewide emergency to allow local officials immediate access to state resources to assist in public safety and recovery efforts.

Knox County Judge Executive J.M. Hall, also declared a local state of emergency.

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