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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Tournament Time!

March 1, 2012

Knott County Central honored their seniors and prepared for the upcoming District and Regional tournaments that begin this week. Both the girls and boys teams enter tournament play with high expectations and it all begins with District play this week at Jenkins. The KCCHS boys team honored 5 seniors. Zach Davis, Seth Adams, JT...

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Alice Lloyd Eagles end regular season with two big wins

March 1, 2012

The Alice Lloyd College Eagles closed the regular portion of the season over the weekend with two big matchups. On Friday night, they traveled to face the Kentucky Christian University Knights. On Saturday afternoon, they returned home for a KIAC Conference showdown with Cincinnati Christian University. Below are recaps of each game. The Eagles...

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Bearville Notes

March 1, 2012

By Sherri Hicks These are our cousins on the Terry side of the family but they live in Eolia. Eolia is across Black Mountain and just up from Kingdom Come in Letcher County, Ky. When I was over there in 1990, I was delivering Census papers and a lady called out to me to...

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