Monthly Archives: October 2012

Trick or treat!

October 26, 2012
Crimson leaves carpet the road to Betty Neice Slone and the late Emil Slone’s place on “top of the hill” at Caney Mountain.

  The Halloween tradition of “Trick or Treat” for children age 12 and under will be observed in Knott County on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Community centers to reopen

October 26, 2012

By KAREN JONES CODY In Monday’s meeting of the fiscal court, Judge- Executive Randy Thompson announced that two Knott County community centers will reopen in time for the holidays. After returning from a brief closed session to discuss personnel matters, Judge Thompson explained that enough grant funding was available to operate the centers at Carrie and...

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Board approves non-traditional classes

October 26, 2012

By SHARON K. HALL Knott county youth who are unable to attend classes due to extreme hardship may now be able to complete required courses in a nontraditional way. This is due to the Drop Out Prevention Program that the Knott County Board of Education members approved in Monday’s meeting. Director of Pupil Personnel...

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Knott golf facility to open in spring

October 26, 2012

Almost three years after the groundbreaking for Knott County’s golf practice facility, officials say it is nearing completion and will open in the spring. “A person could actually hit golf balls there now, but we think it would be best to wait until spring to give the Bermuda and fairways time to mature,” Judge-Executive...

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