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Leadership meets adventure during summer camp

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Being a leader led students on a summer adventure during the annual Knox Central Leadership Camp held June 1-3.

IMG_4984 webThe camp is designed around team building activities to enhance resiliency, problem solving, confidence, leadership and communication skills. Held at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles, students participated in a wide variety of activities facilitated by center coordinators. During the leadership adventure, students faced a challenging course of ropes, climbing and zip lining, archery, canoeing and horseback… Continue reading

Kaitlyn Riley Awarded Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship

Photo Submitted From left: Kaitlyn’s sister Tabitha Riley, mother Selena Riley, Kaitlyn and father Farrel Riley.

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From left: Kaitlyn’s sister Tabitha Riley, mother Selena Riley, Kaitlyn and father Farrel Riley.

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Kaitlyn Riley of Hinkle, KY has been awarded a 2016 Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship Award from Grace Community Health Center. Kaitlyn, the daughter of Selena and Farrel Riley, will receive a $3,000 scholarship award for her Nursing Career Studies which she will begin pursing since her graduation from Knox Central High School this spring. Grace Community Health Center awards… Continue reading

Two arrested in Girdler for drug possession, intoxication

A complaint led to two arrests in Girdler Monday, June 20.

Knox County Deputy Andrew Lawson responded to the complaint of two intoxicated individuals, one male and one female, leaving Brother’s Marking and heading to Dollar General. When deputy Lawson arrived, he quickly located the couple inside the store. He saw small container in the waistband of man’s pants. Upon searching the individual, Deputy Lawson found three different types of prescription controlled substances and one type of prescription non-controlled substance.… Continue reading

Kids College Art Camp brings out culture through the arts

Photos by Emily Baker Children learned various Chinese dance including ‘The Butterfly.’

Photos by Emily Baker
Children learned various
Chinese dance including
‘The Butterfly.’

The Knox Arts, Crafts and Humanities Council wrapped up its 13th annual Kids College Art Camp. Hosted at Union College, the three-day camp focuses on cultural influences; this year’s theme was focused on Chinese and West African cultures.

“They’ve done a variety of things,” said Robin Jones. “They done resist painting and tie-dyed t-shirts and learned several Chinese phrases and words.”

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St. Gregory Vacation Bible School

Photo from www.cdlex.org

Photo from www.cdlex.org

 

St. Gregory Catholic Church in Barbourville will be hosting its 2016 Vacation Bible School June 27 through July 1.

Offered for children ages three through fifth grades and is free for all participants. The program runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Melissa Holland at (859) 333-9926.

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