Fire destroys residence

April 23, 2012
Fire

A trailer fire occurred Friday on Mallie Road in the Pinetop community of Knott County. The trailer was rental property, with the current renters having been away for several days. Carr Creek Volunteer Fire Department responded. A nearby gas line was also threatened. (Photo by Jordan Thomas Hall)

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Knott BOE approves school trips

April 23, 2012

By SHARON K. HALL With the school year just over a month from closing for summer break, Knott County board members approved numerous class trips for schools. Other business was conduced and Hindman Elementary School presented the “Big Apple” school theme during Tuesday night’s meeting. Kelly Hall, curriculum director, distributed the District Improvement Plan...

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Voters reject alcohol sales

April 18, 2012

By KAREN JONES CODY An effort to change the designation of Knott County from “dry” to “wet” failed by 789 votes in a special election on Tuesday. Out of 11,745 registered voters, 3,969 cast their votes to answer the question, “Are you in favor of the sale of alcoholic beverages in Knott County, Kentucky?” Support for...

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Jesse James arrested after Knott Co. robbery

April 18, 2012

One man was arrested in Knott County this week after an armed robbery at a convenient store near Hindman. On April 11, 2012, at approximately 1:10 a.m., Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a call from Hindman Double Kwik #1 on Ky. 80. The caller stated a robbery had just occurred at the store....

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DUI crash on Hwy. 80 leads to arrest

April 18, 2012
DUI crash on Hwy. 80 leads to arrest

    A two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 80 in Knott County led to the arrest of a Pinetop man yesterday. Douglas Combs, 34, was traveling westbound toward Hazard in a silver, older model Mercedes. Combs was turning onto Montgomery Creek Rd. around 10 a.m. when he went into the path of a black Dodge...

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