Knott school board passes draft budget

By Sharon Kay Hall The Knott County Board of Education board members approved a draft budget January 10. “With $260,000 cut out of SEEK funding right now, it isn’t good,” said Finance Director Greg Conn. But the financial expert forecasted a cut…

Hall/Everage inducted into Hall of Fame

Knott County natives Tommy Hall and Archie Wayne Everage were inducted into the Mountain Classic Hall of Fame Saturday night. They joined Ralph Gabbard, Jay Crawford, and the 1987-88 Clay County basketball team as the 2012 inductees. Tommy Hall was…

Officer involved shooting in Hazard

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at approximately 8:47 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard was contacted by the Hazard Police Department requesting assistance with an incident involving an officer discharging his firearm. Kentucky State Police officers and detectives…

Ky. House passes redistricting plan

By ROGER ALFORD Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) Despite a string of passionate appeals, the Democratic majority in the Kentucky House refused Thursday to change a proposed legislative redistricting plan that hits GOP lawmakers especially hard. The House voted 63-34,…

Interest expressed in opening Ky. park

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The owners of an Indiana amusement park are expressing interest in operating Kentucky Kingdom, which closed more than two years ago. A statement issued Monday night by the Koch family, which owns Holiday World in Santa…