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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Horse owners reminded of required testing

April 18, 2012

With Knott County’s Spring Horse Trail Ride less than a month away, horse owners should be aware that two important documents are required for each horse that attends equine events — record of a Coggins test, and a health certificate. State officials arrive at such events with no prior warning, and will turn away...

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Knott student chosen to attend prestigious Gatton Academy

April 18, 2012
Knott student chosen to attend prestigious Gatton Academy

  Knott County Central High School is very pleased and honored to announce that Tyler Jeffrey McIntyre, a sophomore, has been accepted into the prestigious Gatton Academy for    his junior and senior years of high school. Tyler is the son of Jeffrey and Beth McIntyre of Emmalena, who currently serve Knott County at...

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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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