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Tri-County Elks donate sleeping bags to help homeless

While First Baptist Church’s White Flag Ministry provides shelter to those in need on exceptionally cold nights, its resources are limited, forcing the tipping point to be set at 29 degrees. In an effort to assist those who need stay warm when the ministry is not available, the...

Nominations sought for 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Know of a teacher that goes above and beyond in the classroom? Now is your chance to nominate that teacher for the 2020 Kentucky Teacher Awards. The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. are accepting nominations for the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. Any...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

Ceremony planned Jan. 21 to honor former Corbin coach Willard Farris

The first coach to ever pace the sidelines for the Corbin girls varsity basketball team will be honored Monday night. Willard Farris was the first ever coach for the Lady Redhounds, and almost immediately he had success. In 11 seasons, he had only one losing record (9-12)....

Kentucky offers more than 90 speciality license plates

Kentucky motorists can show their enthusiasm for and lend some financial support to one of more than 90 organizations and causes using their vehicle license plate. In addition to the standard blue and white license plates, Kentucky offers 91 specialty plates, including 27...

Gray woman charged with second-degree assault

A fight that resulted in a broken tooth has led to an assault charge against a Gray woman that is punishable by up to ten years in prison. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joanne Blackwood, 52, on one count of second-degree assault stemming from a fight with her...

All citizens in Kentucky can now eFile small claims cases

Citizens statewide who represent themselves in small claims cases may now skip trips to the courthouse to file documents and instead file them electronically. The Administrative Office of the Courts expanded the availability of eFiling for self-represented litigants in small...
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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Connecticut church group returns to area to spread Christmas cheer

A youth group from a Connecticut-based Catholic church returned to the tri-county area for the sixth straight year to spread a little Christmas joy to the area’s most needy. Twenty-four teens, and their adult chaperones, from St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, based in New...

One injured in Lily garage fire

One person was airlifted because of injuries sustained in a fire at a garage in Lily Thursday. Lily, West Knox and Campground firefighters were called to the scene on Slate Ridge Road near the intersection of Slate Ridge Church Road to a report of a structure fire. Lily...

Tickets on sale now for Williamsburg Kiwanis Tour of Homes

Ever driven by a home in Williamsburg that has really nice Christmas decorations on the outside and wondered what the decorations must look on the inside? If so, you will have your chance to find out what the interiors of some of these homes look like later this month thanks to a...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

State police, commercial vehicle enforcement hosting ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive

Kentucky State Police has begun its annual, “Cram The Cruiser’ holiday food drive. Through Dec. 10, residents are asked to bring non-perishable food items to one of the 16 state police posts or six Commercial Vehicle Enforcement region offices across the Commonwealth. Locally,...