Police respond to domestic dispute, discover meth lab

January 19, 2012
Police respond to domestic dispute, discover meth lab

By JORDAN THOMAS HALL A 911 hang-up call led to an unsettling discovery Friday, January 13, in Knott County. After the initial hang-up call at approximately 2:34 p.m., a call came in to Kentucky State Police Post 13 from the residence of Tammie Bates at 39 Owens Branch Rd. in Hindman from a female...

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New county ordinance would discourage underage drinking

January 19, 2012

By KAREN JONES CODY In their first regular meeting of 2012, the Knott County Fiscal Court held the first reading of an ordinance suggested by the Knott Drug Abuse Council, heard an update on the status of water projects in the county, and discussed financial matters, including the treasurer’s report and claims list. KDAC Director...

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Knott school board passes draft budget

January 19, 2012

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 and budgeted for a 5% cut in SEEK and the state cut 3%. “We came...

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Hall/Everage inducted into Hall of Fame

January 19, 2012

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 inducted for his leadership as the tournament manager for several… See this week’s newspaper...

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Officer involved shooting in Hazard

January 19, 2012

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 responded to the scene, and discovered that HPD Patrolman Adam Baker was investigating a...

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