City Council investigates grant money for Hindman

May 5, 2014

By SHARON K. HALL A three-hour meeting of the Hindman City Council resulted in a few affirmative actions. Several guests addressed the council Monday with information and concerns. Mike Miller, executive director of Kentucky River Area Development District (KRADD), encouraged Hindman to pursue possible new federal monies. Miller said a non-matching 100 percent pot...

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DUI stop leads to arrest of two on drug charges

May 5, 2014
DUI stop leads to arrest of two on drug charges

Officers with the Knott County Sheriff’s Department seized drugs and arrested two men following a DUI traffic stop  near Hindman this week. The stop was initiated by Deputy Leo Slone on Hwy. 550 East near Possum Trot in the Leburn community after Deputy Slone observed vehicle cross the center line numerous times.  Deputy Micheal...

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Bubba’s Box

May 5, 2014
Bubba’s Box

By   “Bubba”  Slade Cook Hello, folks! The 2014 Mid America Truck Show is now in the books. There were over 79,000 attendees from all 50 States and 78 Foreign Countries; with 1,077 exhibiting companies from 43 States and 10 Foreign Countries; 245 Media Correspondents and 1,200,000 square feet of space. Here is a...

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Coburn, founder of local fire departments, dies at age 71

March 4, 2014
Bill Coburn

      By SHARON K. HALL Knott County says goodbye to a man who dedicated his life to serving others. Bill Coburn, 71, passed away Tuesday, February 18, of heart complications. Coburn is remembered as being a key figure in setting up most of the local fire departments and training many firefighters. He...

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Fiscal court adds one worker, expands duties of another

March 4, 2014

By KAREN JONES CODY The Knott County Fiscal Court voted to hire one employee and increase the duties and salary of another in a special meeting last week. (The court’s regular meeting was postponed from Monday until Tuesday for the observance of Presidents Day.) Following a closed session to discuss personnel, Judge-Executive Zach Weinberg...

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