Month: November 2012

Judge orders spending freeze

By KAREN JONES CODY In response to the serious financial state of the county outlined in this month’s fiscal court meeting, Knott Judge-Executive Randy Thompson informed magistrates on Tuesday that he is, by executive order, putting in place a spending freeze.…

One airlifted from Brinkley crash

(Photo by Jordan Thomas Hall)

  By JORDAN THOMAS HALL A serious car accident occurred yesterday morning, Wednesday, November 28, in front of TransStar Ambulance Service on Hwy. 160. At approximately 8:23 a.m. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call of a…

Ky. Ag Commissioner brings economic plan to Knott Co.

By SHARON K. HALL Knott County residents had an opportunity to visit with Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer Tuesday as he made a stop at the Knott County Extension Office. Farmers and cattlemen had ques- tions for the Commissioner.…

Patton dies in car crash

A Knott County man was killed this week in a two- vehicle crash near the Knott/Floyd county line. According to a report from KSP Post 13 in Hazard, on November 26, 2012, at approximately 4:20 p.m. Kentucky State Police received…

Earthquake occurs in eastern Kentucky

Developing story… According to the United States Geological Survey, at 12:08 p.m. a magnitude 4.3- 5.3 earthquake occured in eastern Kentucky, centered near Jeremiah in Letcher County.