Category: Lifestyle

County Fair planned in Knott this summer

By KAREN JONES CODY Do you remember the old-fashioned county fair? I do. I remember that kids would work on projects for weeks in preparation for entering them in the fair competition — dreaming of winning a ribbon. Adults had…

Napier Family Drug closes doors

Napier window

  By KAREN JONES CODY For those who remember the days when downtown Hindman was thriving with retail businesses, Tuesday, January 6, was a very sad day.¬† Napier Family Drug, the last of those family businesses, closed their doors for…

Gingerbread Festival Schedule of Events 2014

The Knott County Gingerbread Festival¬†2014 Schedule of Events. The official program guide will be in tomorrow’s newspaper. We look forward to a great turnout this year!¬†

Appalachian food and heritage celebrated at Hindman Settlement School

Delicious homemade pies were offered to the public free during the Food Summit event. (Photo by Jordan Thomas Hall)

By JORDAN THOMAS HALL The first Appalachian Food Summit: A Celebration of Our Appalachian Food Heritage was held Sunday at the Hindman Settlement School. The multi-state gathering, the first of its kind, brought together authors, chefs, farmers, advocates, scholars and…

Knott native returns home to release song with Tyler Stephens

Three Knott natives -- singer Tyler Stephens, songwriter Jenny Stamper, and producer Danny Huff -- are collaborators on a new song.

  By JORDAN THOMAS HALL Singer/songwriter Jenny Stamper, a native of Knott County, has returned home to release a new single with Knott County artist Tyler Stephens. In a complete Knott County collaboration the song was produced by Knott native…

Mullins competes in Ky State Golf Tournament

  A Knott County native will compete at the Special Olympics Kentucky State Golf Tournament in August at the Fort Knox Military Base. Wake Mullins is part of the Special Olympics Fayette Co. Golf Team as a Unified team with…

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.

Kynlee Rayne is turning one!

  Miss Kynlee Rayne Smith will be turning one on June 8! She is the daughter of Leah and Travis Smith of Carrie. She has four big sisters: Chantalle, Kaleigh, Taylor, and Khloee who adroe her. She will be celebrating…