Tuesday, September 18, 2018

‘All hands on deck’: Schools examine security in light of threats

Following a weekend of threats against Knox County Public Schools, Barbourville Police Department Chief Winston Tye has one thing to say: “Every threat will...

Students, teachers recognized

There’s a lot to celebrate at Barbourville Independent Schools. At February’s meeting, BIS recognized students and teachers for their recent achievements and hard work...

Stivers named chairman of Council of State Governments

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers officially became the new chairman of the Council of State Governments (CSG)Saturday night at the organization’s annual meeting, which was held in...

Tourism plans for annual events

Despite the flood waters forcing a rescheduled commission board meeting, Barbourville Tourism is swimming ahead. Tourism is currently on the hunt for an off-road vehicle...

Drug raid leads to firearms, stolen property

A drug raid at a residence on McDonald Lane in Heidrick yielded more than drugs. On November 22, 2017 Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith, Captain...