Special funding helps students

March 20, 2012

Donor website raised over $82,000 for Carr Creek Elementary By SHARON K. HALL Schools across America are participating in a program designed to help public schools with funding for specific projects. Through the program 65 projects have been awarded to Kentucky schools. By writing competitive proposals, Carr Creek Elementary received 61 of those funded projects. Principal...

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Knott Co. stunned by loss of community leader

March 1, 2012
Knott Co. stunned by loss of community leader

Mullins was co-founder of Troublesome Creek Times Mike Mullins, Director of Hindman Settlement School, community leader, and co-founder of the Troublesome Creek Times, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 19. He was 63. Shock and sadness spread throughout the community, then far beyond, as friends learned of Mullins’ death. The news was especially difficult...

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Police take down meth lab

March 1, 2012
Police take down meth lab

  By JORDAN THOMAS HALL The Knott County Sheriff’s Department received two anonymous calls Thursday, February 16, notifying them of a possible meth lab in the county. Sheriff Dale Richardson and Dean Craft of the Kentucky State Police DESI (Drug Enforcement Special Investigation) led deputies to 86 Moore Dr. in the Softshell/Mousie community. Upon...

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County continues to deal with extremely tight budget

March 1, 2012

By KAREN JONES CODY The Knott County Fiscal Court passed an ordinance dealing with underage drinking, considered an ordinance related to drug abuse, and discussed ongoing projects and financial concerns in their regular meeting Monday, Feb. 20. Judge-Executive Randy Thompson reminded members of the court that drinking by those under age 21 is against state...

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Senate Week in Review

March 1, 2012

By SENATOR JOHNNY RAY TURNER It has been said that a legislative session is a marathon, not a sprint. That is an important adage to keep in mind as we pass the 13.1 mile mark in this year’s journey. Thirty days in, progress is being made on some of the biggest issues before this...

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