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Knott Health & Rehabilitation Center News

March 14, 2013

Hello, from the staff and residents here at Knott County Health & Rehabilitation Center. March weather continues to be unpredictable — warm enough for short sleeves one day and cold the next. We can’t wait for the warm weather to stay. Everyone is so excited about March Madness. We will be cheering our favorite...

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Carrie Community News

March 14, 2013

By Sylvia Combs Hello, readers — we hope all is well with everyone, but we do have many friends and neighbors that are dealing with serious health problems. We hope you will remember these people in your prayers and all the others that we are unaware that have health problems. Garland Conley said he...

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*2012 Gingerbread Festival Schedule*

September 7, 2012
2012 Gingerbread Festival Schedule

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Carrie Community News

June 7, 2012

By Sylvia Combs Hello, readers! Guess everyone is wondering where our news has been. Well, I went fishing for two weeks in Florida. We had a great time and caught 230 bluegill and shell crackers. That makes for some really great eating. Hope all is well with everyone and that you enjoy the news....

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Knott Health & Rehabilitation Center News

June 7, 2012

Hello, from the staff and residents here at Knott County Health & Rehabilitation Center. Monday, May 28, was Memorial Day. This is a Federal Holiday that was originally called Decoration Day and honored soldiers who had died during the Civil War. The first widespread observance of Decoration Day was held on May 30, 1868....

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Bearville Notes

June 7, 2012
Bearville Notes

  By Sherri Hicks This picture is of our late grandparents, Polly Combs Hicks and Ezra Hicks. This is a photo that is on their headstone. This Hicks cemetery is located on top of the mountain called Laurel Fork Road or Sylvester’s Branch. It is just off highway 80 at the 6 six-mile marker...

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BETA club hosts nursing home dance

June 7, 2012
BETA club hosts nursing home dance

  Kennedy King and the Knott County Central High School BETA club hosted a dance recently for residents of the Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center. King, a 2011-2012 Rogers Scholar organized this wonderful event for the nursing home residents.

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Monument erected for Beaver, Caney, Carr Creek veterans

May 31, 2012
Local DAV members unveiled the new Veterans Memorial on Hwy. 7 om Kite on Sunday, May 27. (Photo by Jordan Thomas Hall)

  By SHARON K. HALL A memorial was dedicated Sunday to veterans of Knott County in the Beaver, Caney, and Carr Creek communities. A tarp was draped over the black granite monument as people poured in for the ceremony. People gathered at the Dry Creek Bridge in Beaver for an unveiling of the veteran’s monument....

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Knott’s oldest vet recalls service

May 31, 2012
Knott’s oldest vet recalls service

By JORDAN THOMAS HALL At 92, William Hicks sits on his porch in Carrie and fondly remembers his early life. Before seeing military action overseas William was a shoeshine boy at the age of five in his father Virgie’s barbershop in Hindman. This would serve him well later in life. When the Army noticed...

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Bearville Notes

March 1, 2012

By Sherri Hicks These are our cousins on the Terry side of the family but they live in Eolia. Eolia is across Black Mountain and just up from Kingdom Come in Letcher County, Ky. When I was over there in 1990, I was delivering Census papers and a lady called out to me to...

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