On June 19, 2021 at approximately 3:15 pm Knox County Deputy Scotty Wilson received a domestic violence complaint involving a firearm at a residence on Jacks Branch in Scalf.
On June 18, 2021 at approximately 3:55 pm Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith and deputies responded to a disturbance involving shots being fired at a residence on Highway 6 in Gray.
On June 19, 2021 at approximately 10:30 pm Knox County Deputies Jesse Smith and Scotty Wilson received a report of a small child walking on US- 25 E approximately 2 miles north of Barbourville. The caller advised the child was walking on the white line of the south bound lane of US 25 E and …
A Barbourville woman remains held after being arrested last Friday for allegedly stealing from a man described as “actively overdosing” in a car.
Knox County Circuit Court Judge Michael Caperton granted a temporary restraining order Monday against a controversial policy change by the state Parole Board. The order was granted after the Kentucky Attorney General joined one of two lawsuits against the new policy.
Bryce Messer, current junior at Barbourville Independent, graduated the Rogers Scholars program. Messer joined 36 graduates at The Center for Rural Development on Friday, June 11th to cap off the weeklong leadership program held on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College. He is the son of April…
One would-be racer remains behind bars after he was caught racing on US 25 E early Sunday morning. The traffic stop would yield meth, $2,000 in cash, and a loaded handgun.
Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies served multiple warrants on a man wanted for crimes including theft of an ATV, fleeing police, and stealing a registration plate.
With the end of the fiscal year set for June 30, the Board took several actions concerning bids and services, agreements between agencies, and policies and procedures for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Board meeting also marked the end of Mr. Kelly Sprinkles' eight year service to KCPS as…
A former deputy jailer at the Knox County Detention Center finds herself back in custody after violating the terms of her probation.