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Thursday, May 28, 2020

The annual Memorial Day Service at Barbourville Cemetery was canceled this year due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Traditionally, each Memorial Day, a choir, a slate of speakers and dignitaries as well as hundreds attend the public service held at the pavilion inside the cemetery. Over 6…

This time of year is typically one of hurried excitement for hundreds of teenagers and parents across Knox County. The final weeks of their senior year of high school are closing quicker than …

Thank you to Senator Jimmy Higdon for saying it best: “Please continue to rely on your local newspapers for the latest information and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. You will find no better…

Thank you to Senator Jimmy Higdon for saying it best: “Please continue to rely on your local newspapers for the latest information and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. You will find no better…

In just a matter of over a week’s time, our nation has seemingly went from pumped-fisted citizens defying the government telling us what to do, to a quiet, dystopian-like society with many off…

Mrs. Ellen Frances Bull age 78 of Kannapolis, North Carolina departed this life on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at her home in North Carolina. She was the daughter of Earl Helton and Charita (Patterson) Helton, born to them on April 10, 1942 in Barbourville, Kentucky. She believed in the Baptist …

Dayme Lee (Bain) Patterson, 98, of Flat Lick passed away peacefully Monday evening in New Tazewell, Tn. Dayme Lee was lovingly born in Ely Hollow, Knox County, to Spencer A. Bain and Stella Jarnigan Bain on April 28, 1922. Dayme lived most of her life in Knox County, except for the brief tim…