Patrols step up seat belt enforcement

May 25, 2012
Patrols step up seat belt enforcement

 By SHARON K. HALL The “Click It or Ticket” campaign gets underway as Kentucky State Police Post 13 join forces with local police agencies. “We are here to save lives,” expressed KSP Trooper Tony Watts.  “It is the heart of our mission to protect the public and that is why we joined law enforcement nationwide. Do...

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Spring Horse Trail Ride is two weeks away!

April 23, 2012

By the time this week’s edition of the Times is on the stands, the Knott County Spring Horse Trail Ride will be only two weeks away. The Knott County Tourism Commission is working with county government to make sure everything is in place. County employees have begun site preparation, and plans are being finalized...

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Employees called back to work

April 23, 2012

By KAREN JONES CODY Six county employees who received layoff notices last August were called back to work by the Knott Fiscal Court in their regular meeting on Monday. Spring weather has brought focus to unmet needs with county parks and roads, and these have been discussed in the court’s last few meetings. On Monday,...

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String of crashes leaves two hurt

April 23, 2012
String of crashes leaves two hurt

By JORDAN THOMAS HALL A rash of four accidents that occurred Monday, April 16 in Knott County sent two people to the hospital. A TVS Cable pickup truck operated by Johnny Garretson of Pinetop was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 550 from Hindman. According to Chief Deputy Robby Slone of the Knott County Sheriff’s Department,...

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UK trophy in East Ky.

April 23, 2012
Coach Cal was surrounded by fans in Hazard last week.(Photo by Jordan T. Hall)

  By JORDAN THOMAS HALL The University of Kentucky’s Men’s Basketball 8th NCAA national championship trophy came to eastern Kentucky last week. Amid a statewide tour the trophy, accompanied by UK coach John Calipari and members of his coaching staff, traveled from Pikeville to Hazard Thursday. Hundreds were gathered at the Perry County Park to...

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