ABC reps present basic facts related to sale of alcohol

April 5, 2012

By KAREN JONES CODY Two representatives of the state’s Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Department met with a small group of Knott County residents on Tuesday to share information about what would happen with alcohol sales if Knott County is voted ”wet.” Tony Dehner, Commissioner of ABC, explained that the department handles several functions. They oversee...

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Halcomb’s Grocery closes doors

April 5, 2012
Halcomb’s Grocery closes doors

  By JORDAN THOMAS HALL A page in the history of Knott County is turning. After 64 years, the family owned and operated Halcomb’s Grocery in Hindman is closing its doors. The store will reopen this week under Dion Slone, of D’s Stop N’ Shop, who will lease the gas station. For the Halcomb...

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Water is topic for Hindman council

April 5, 2012

By SHARON K. HALL Hindman City Council heard encouraging reports from three guest speakers during Monday night’s regular meeting. Topics discussed by the speakers were completing the Litt Carr pump station project, funds availability, and partial solution found for Perkins-Madden clogged sewer lines. Jarrod Salmons of RM Johnson Engineering said they were finishing the Litt Carr pump...

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Remembering a Carr Creek legend

April 5, 2012
Remembering a Carr Creek legend

  E.A. Couch, one of Knott County’s most well-known sports figures, passed away a few weeks ago at age 75. Mr. Couch will be remembered in his hometown as an outstanding member of the Carr Creek 1956 state champion basketball team, as a Wildcat playing for Adolph Rupp at U.K. – but most of...

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Knott Co. sends comfort to youngest victims of storms

April 2, 2012
Teresa Huff begins unloading a van full of toys

By KAREN JONES CODY It’s a beautiful spring. As we enjoy the sunshine, warm temperatures, budding leaves and blooming flow- ers, we can almost forget the fierce storms that raged across Kentucky earlier this month. A few counties away, however, there are many people who can’t forget. They are no doubt even more thankful than we...

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