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Knox County Health Department Director Rebecca Rains spoke before the Knox County Health Coalition regarding the county’s needle exchange program at Tuesday’s Health Coalition meeting.

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In just two months since inmates started calling it home, the new Knox County Detention Center has already reached its capacity. For the county, that’s a good a thing financially.

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Barbourville, KY— Union College is excited to announce the formation of its first collegiate eSports team.  The Bulldogs will join the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE) and is expected to begin competition in the Fall of 2020.

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In the opening round of the men’s 51st District Tournament, the top-seeded Knox Central Panthers took on the fourth-seeded Pineville Mountain Lions for a spot in the championship game. Knox Central escaped a scrappy Pineville squad 60-51.

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The Barbourville Tigers fell to the Pineville Lady Lions in the opening round of the 51st District Tournament, 65-46. Pineville will advance to the championship game on Tuesday.

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The Upper Cumberland Community Foundation made a donation on Friday, February 14 to the Appalachia Mentoring Project. The foundation seeks “to be a catalyst for community collaboration and charitable giving.”

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On February 13, two members of the Knox County Democratic Women’s Club, Ada Leger and Dora Sue Farmer, passed out Valentines to the residents and employees of the Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Later that day, they donated paperback books for the inmate library at the Knox C…