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Knox County Newswire

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  1. Keeneland, Churchill Partner on Two New RacetracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Blood Horse

    ... racing operations. The proposal would see the Quarter Horse track built in southeastern Kentucky in the Knox County city of Corbin, and the second track, a Standardbred track, constructed in southwestern Kentucky in Oak Grove, which is in Christian ...

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  2. Churchill Downs, Keeneland propose 2 new tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Churchill Downs Incorporated and Keeneland Association, Inc. announced Friday a partnership to propose the construction of two new state-of-the-art racing facilities. One will be located in southeastern Kentucky in Corbin which is in Knox County and the second will be in southwestern Kentucky in Oak Grove which is in Christian County.

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  3. Keeneland, Churchill Partnering on Two New RacetracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Blood Horse

    ... construction of two new state-of-the-art racing facilities. One track will be in southeastern Kentucky in the Knox County city of Corbin, and the second will be in southwestern Kentucky in Oak Grove, which is in Christian County. The proposed ...

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  4. Prosecutor: Inmates want to stay in jail in order to stay drug-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | KCRG

    Illegal prescription pills are such a problem places like Knox County, Kentucky that inmates are asking to stay behind bars so they can stay clean, according to the county's top criminal prosecutor. Now the DA and the Knox County Sheriff's Office are discussing the latest efforts to curb the opioid problem.

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  5. Parked Car Leads To Three Arrests In Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A parked car at a house in the early morning hours of Tuesday led to three arrests. According to the Knox County Sheriff's Department, Deputy Mikey Ashurt was on patrol in the Gray area when he saw a man and woman seated inside a vehicle on Drive Parker Lane about 3:40 a.m. When he confronted them, they said they were waiting on a friend to come out of the home.

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  6. Crime 47 mins ago 5:49 p.m.Appalachian Unsolved: Kentucky Jane Doe found in refrigerator stillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    "Since 1985 every time I come through here I have a habit of looking and think that's where they found the redhead in the refrigerator," said J.M. Hall. The Knox County, Kentucky, Judge Executive remembers the crime well.

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  7. BOYD, Emma LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    BOYD , Emma Lee Age 85 passed away Tuesday July 25, 2017. She was born May 2, 1932 in Knox County, Kentucky the daughter of the late Matt and Bertha Mills.

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  8. Barbourville police shoot Harlan Co. man -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan was contacted by Knox County Dispatch on Saturday requesting assistance with an officer involved shooting in Barbourville. Trooper Johnathon Corey, Sgt.

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  9. July 13, 2017Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2013 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Mary Jewell Ivey, 86, of Washington, formally of Shoals, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 9 a.m. at the Westvew Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. She was born on January 15, 1931 in Knox County, Kentucky to William and Verna .

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  10. Middlesboro 11s drop opening game to Hazard-PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... 8-3 victory. With the loss, Middlesboro moves to the loser's bracket. They will square off against the loser of Knox County/Corbin at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Hazard-Perry will play the winner of Knox/Corbin on Friday. Middlesboro couldn't get anything ...

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  11. Gracie Alice RoarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... She was a resident of Franklin and a former long time resident of Nineveh. She was born on June 28, 1938, in Knox County, Kentucky, to James and Velva (Asher) Johnson. She married Victor Dean Roark on July 10, 1954. He preceded her in passing on ...

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  12. Police charge man involved in crash -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Police have filed charges against a Knox County man, who was recently involved in a multi-vehicle crash involving an alleged stolen vehicle. Barbourville City Police Officer Eric Martin served a warrant on Thomas Honeycutt, 39, of Strunk on June 10 on charges of first-degree fleeing/evading police , first-degree fleeing/evading police , operating a motor vehicle under the influence and second-degree assault.

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  13. Police seek help in cold case -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Courtesy of KSP Police are seeking help identifying a woman in the Gray area of Knox County from 1985. She was wearing two different necklaces, one with a heart pendant and the other with an eagle pendant.

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  14. Crime 5 mins ago 11:25 a.m.Investigators ask for help solving 1985 Knox County, Kentucky cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    According to Kentucky State Police, the body had been placed in an old refrigerator and an autopsy revealed she had been murdered. The unknown female was estimated to be between the ages of 25 and 35 years old.

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  15. Deputies shot in Knox -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky State Police Post 10 is investigating a shooting incident in Knox County where two deputies were shot by an individual while attempting to serve a warrant. The man who allegedly shot at police died at the scene.

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  16. 2 deputies shot, suspect dead in Knox County, KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... where he was taken into surgery. He is listed in stable condition. Deputy Hudson was taken by private vehicle to Knox County ARH where he was treated and released.

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  17. Men Found Passed Out In CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    According to the Times Tribune , a deputy was called to Davis Cemetery in Barbourville on Wednesday afternoon, where he found two men passed out inside a running car that was still in drive. An assault and resisting arrest charge was added against Meeks after he allegedly kicked a deputy outside the Knox County Detention Center.

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  18. Edward Grubb, 82, Burkesville, KYRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2017 | Columbia Magazine

    Edward Grubb, 82, Burkesville, KY He was a member of Seminary Church of Christ, and a retired employee of International Harvester, retiring in 1983 after thirty years of service. He was a native of Knox County, KY and a resident of Cumberland County, KY, at the time of his death.

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  19. Lawsuit accuses Knox County Sheriff's office of taking bribes to frame innocent man for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. A Campbell County man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he spent five years in jail for a murder he didn't commit after officers with the Knox County Sheriff's Department attempted to frame him and clear another suspect who was paying them monthly bribes.

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  20. Officials: Kentucky man found in woods was kidnapping victim Read Story Melissa EricksonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County, Kentucky authorities say a man who went missing in the woods for more than two weeks in March was actually kidnapped. Kentucky State Police arrested 21-year-old James Davis, of Artemus, Kentucky on Tuesday and charged him with kidnapping 23-year-old Douglas Middleton.

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