Day: December 21, 2012

Slone indicted for 2 murders

By SHARON K. HALL A federal grand jury indicted Eugene Slone with the murder of two Knott County residents and conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. Slone was charged with the murders of David E. “Davey” Sparkman, 26, and Keisha Sexton, 18. The…

Occupational tax rejected again

Fiscal Court Begins Cutbacks By KAREN JONES CODY The Knott Fiscal Court’s first regular meeting without Judge-Executive Randy Thompson was unusually lengthy, involved a number of detailed discussions, and ended with several motions designed to tighten up the county’s budget. After…

Armed robbery in Knott County

On December 18, 2012, at approximately 9:10 a.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a report of an armed robbery at Ameri-Cash in the Hindman com- munity of Knott County. Preliminary investigation indicates that a white male entered the business…