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Board approves tentative budget, discusses sanctions

May 18, 2015

By SHARON K. HALL The Knott County Board of Education has approved the 2015-2016 tentative budget. Board members were pleased with the budget presented to them by finance officer Greg Conn. It included funds for eight new buses and still included a contingency of four percent. Last year the tentative budget was initially short...

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‘Moonshiner’ in Knott court

May 18, 2015

By SHARON K. HALL TV personality Chico, a regular cast member on the popular Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners show, appeared in Knott County District Court Tuesday. Matthew “Chico” Tungate of Gravel Switch, Ky. (near Lebanon), was visiting Knott County last October and selling memorabilia from...

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KSP retirees gather in Knott

May 18, 2015

Carrie Community Center welcomed a group of retired Kentucky State Police officers for a special lunch on Wednesday, May 13. The meal was punctuated by laughing and good-natured teasing among the former officers. Some family members also attended. For the past couple of years,...

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Two arrested for 2013 murder

May 18, 2015

(Hazard, Ky.) – An armed robbery investigation in Hazard Monday morning resulted in the arrest of two Perry County men for the 2013 murders of a mother and daughter. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard were assisting officers with Hazard Police...

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KSP unveils statue to honor agency service, sacrifice

May 18, 2015
KSP unveils statue to honor agency service, sacrifice

  (Frankfort, Ky.)—The Kentucky State Police has strived to achieve a legacy of service, bravery and sacrifice.  With today’s unveiling of a powerful new symbol, this history will be permanently honored. At nearly 10-feet tall, a masterfully crafted bronze statue, entitled ‘The Trooper,’ rises...

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