Category: School News

Ten compete in KCC pageant

  The 42nd annual Miss Centralian pagaeant will be held at Knott County Central High School on Friday, Dec. 4, in th KCCHS auditorium. Ten contestants representing all four grade levels will compete this year. The pageant theme is “Uptown…

HCTC grads include Knott students

Hazard Community and Technical College honored a total of 646 students for receiving 1,409 credentials during Commencement exercises held Saturday, May 10, in the John Combs Arena of Perry County Central High School. Those students honored from Knott County are:…

Hindman Preschool holds 22nd Annual St. Jude Trike-A-Thon

Hindman Preschool held the 22nd Annual St. Jude Trike-A-Thon on Friday, May 16th.  We  collected $1000.00.  Tayton Astor Blair was our top collector with $202.00.  Our participants love the T-shirts and back-packs they receive for prizes. St. Jude has developed…

School enrollment declines

By SHARON K. HALL Declining enrollment in the school district does not mean declining state funds for Knott County based on attendance. A report on enrollment through the fifth week of the new school year revealed a drop of approximately…

State bound!

Carr Creek speech students did an amazing job by placing second overall in the region (only four points from first place). All of the students qualified for state competition. Special thanks to the team’s coaches, Chasity Childers and Tiffany Amburgey.…

Dr. Seuss comes to life at Perkins Head Start

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, the joys of celebrating Dr. Seuss. Perkins Head Start in Hindman has been celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday and doing many activities while enjoying our guest readers come to share Dr. Seuss books…

Board approves non-traditional classes

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…

Ky. Education Commissioner visits Knott County schools

  By SHARON K. HALL Knott County Board of Education Superintendent Kim King and staff were pleased to welcome Kentucky Education Commissioner Dr. Terry Holliday to the Knott County school district. After breakfast at the Central Office the troupe toured Hindman…

Supt. King receives high marks from Knott Board of Education

By SHARON K. HALL Knott County school district Superintendent Kim King received outstanding grades from the Board of Education members during her annual evaluation. Board members revealed the results of the evaluation during the regular scheduled meeting on June 12. The…

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.