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KSP retirees gather in Knott

Carrie Community Center welcomed a group of retired Kentucky State Police officers for a special lunch on Wednesday, May 13. The meal was punctuated by laughing and good-natured teasing among the former officers. Some family members also attended. For the…

Two arrested for 2013 murder

(Hazard, Ky.) – An armed robbery investigation in Hazard Monday morning resulted in the arrest of two Perry County men for the 2013 murders of a mother and daughter. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard were assisting…

KSP unveils statue to honor agency service, sacrifice

  (Frankfort, Ky.)—The Kentucky State Police has strived to achieve a legacy of service, bravery and sacrifice.  With today’s unveiling of a powerful new symbol, this history will be permanently honored. At nearly 10-feet tall, a masterfully crafted bronze statue,…

Napier Family Drug closes doors

  By KAREN JONES CODY For those who remember the days when downtown Hindman was thriving with retail businesses, Tuesday, January 6, was a very sad day.  Napier Family Drug, the last of those family businesses, closed their doors for…

New mayor gets aggressive start

By Sharon K Hall Mayor Tracy Neice took command of his post with a determination of cutting expenses and finding ways to save the city money. He explained in the first city council meeting of the new year Monday night…

Perry Co. clinic pharmacy robbed

(Cornettsville, Ky.) – A security guard was held at gunpoint and a pharmacy robbed at a Perry County clinic early Sunday morning. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a security alarm activation call at the Leatherwood Blackey Clinic…

Ky. Transportation Cabinet among first Waze partners

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2015) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Waze, the real-time, “crowd-sourced” navigation app powered by the world’s largest communities of drivers, have entered into a partnership through the new Waze Connected Citizens program, the company’s largest…

Local lawmaker charged with DUI

FRANKFORT (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky lawmaker has been charged with driving under the influence after being stopped by a state police officer in Frankfort.  Kentucky State Police Sgt. Michael Webb says Republican Sen. Brandon Smith, of Hazard, was…

Trick-or-Treat is Friday!

    Trick-or-treat will be held in Knott County on Friday (Halloween), October 31, from 6-8 p.m.

2014 Fall Knott County Trail Ride Schedule of Events

**Schedule of Events for the 2014 Fall Knott County Trail Ride** Thursday, October 2: Courtney Patrick- 7:00 pm Kris Logsdon- 7:40 pm Whitley Tate- 8:25 pm Sons of FM- 9:05 pm Double Shot- 10:00 pm Friday, October 3: Dawson Creek-…