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Michigan man sentenced to 35 years for 2019 murder at Gray convenience store

Murderer Phillip Lewis was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for the January 2019 murder of Gary Medlin. Lewis entered the A&B Quick Stop in Gray in the early hours of Jan. 16, 2019, where he used a firearm in an attempted robbery. 25-year-old Gary Medlin attempted to...

Knox County Fiscal Court passes tourism ordinance

The Knox County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Wednesday, May 27, to address a slate of items that could change the course of the county for years to come. After opening bids for various projects and adopting the agenda, the court voted to amend minutes from the April...

Election Day details revealed for Knox County

Knox County will officially have two voting precincts for the June 23 primary election. According to Knox County Clerk Mike Corey, voting precincts will be set up in the gymnasiums of both Lynn Camp and Knox Central High School. Voting will open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.,...

Election Day details revealed for Knox County

Knox County will officially have two voting precincts for the June 23 primary election. According to Knox County Clerk Mike Corey, voting precincts will be set up in the gymnasiums of both Lynn Camp and Knox Central High School. Voting will open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.,...

Knox Co. Fiscal Court establishing Knox Co. Tourism and Convention Commission

During its April meeting, the Knox County Fiscal Court approved the first reading of an ordinance establishing a new tourism board for the county. The “Knox County Tourism and Convention Commission” was presented by Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell during the Wednesday, April 22...

Public coronavirus testing starts Monday, May 4, in Knox County

Public testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus has made its way to Knox County. Starting Monday, May 4, anyone wishing to be tested for the coronavirus will have that option. The Knox County Health Department has partnered with Gravity Diagnostics to provide COVID-19 testing through...

Pretrial hearing set in child rape case

A Corbin man is scheduled to appear in Knox Circuit Court on Friday to face a nine-count grand jury indictment charging him with an assortment of sexual abuse offenses. Carl Wayne Weddle, 36, was indicted by a Knox County grand jury on three counts of Rape in the First Degree for...

Union College student is quarantined with possible hemorrhagic fever

A Union College student athlete was quarantined Tuesday at Barbourville ARH Hospital with symptoms of a hemorrhagic fever. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Fire department finances, jail updates headline Knox County fiscal court meeting

The Knox County Fiscal Court made a move in its September 25 meeting to bring accountability to the county’s fire departments when it comes to their financial reporting. “We, as a Court, want to establish a review committee to examine financial reports for participating fire...

Workplace training facility to open in old nursing home in Barbourville

New life is coming to the old Barbourville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center facility on Shelby Street in Barbourville. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will begin offering fast-track education opportunities in “industrial technology, computerized manufacturing...