Pomp and Circumstance was the order of the day as The Kentucky National Guard and 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry “Mountain Warriors” held a Change of Command Ceremony Saturday.
Outgoing Battalion Commander LTC Joseph D. Lear officially handed over leadership of the Mountain Warriors to the battalion’s new commanding officer, LTC Thomas W. Black.
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With the release of Unbridled Learning accountability results last Thursday, most schools were looking to see the classification assigned to their school, but teachers and leaders at Knox Central were excited to learn of what wasn’t listed.
For the first time since 2012, Knox Central High School is no longer deemed a persistently low achieving (PLA) school by the Kentucky Department of Education.
“Every decision based on the vision of college and career ready and what is best for students.”
That is what Tim Melton credits for the success that the school is experiencing following three years of state assistance.The content you are trying to view is available only to subscribers. Please log-in or go to Register to subscribe today!
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Bridge overlay project scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 19, and conclude Sunday, Nov. 15
A portion of KY 229 in Laurel County (between Old State Road and Smith Brewer Road intersections) at mile points 6.877 will be reduced to one lane beginning Monday, Oct. 19, and concluding Sunday, Nov. 15.
The lane closure is necessary to allow contractors to perform a bridge overlay project. During the construction work, the bridge will be reduced to one lane (24 hours a day) and will be controlled using traffic signals.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expected long delays and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.
The date, time, and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Dial 511 or navigate 511.ky.gov, and Waze, www.waze.com for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict11.
Thursday included the kids’ Big Wheel Races, talent show, and best dressed frontier costumes.