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Top Story: Five file for vacant school board seat

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UPDATE: The fifth applicant has been identified as Christopher Hubbs.

Interviews for the five candidates will be held Tuesday, June 7, at the Knox County School Board office.

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The Kentucky Department of Education has confirmed that five people have sent in their applications to the Commissioner of Education to serve out the remaining term of Dexter Smith’s seat on the Knox County School Board.

Smith was pressured into resigning… Continue reading

Released from Knox County Detention Center

Knox County Detention Center Barbourville, KY

Knox County Detention Center
Barbourville, KY

Released from Knox County Detention Center 5/23/16 (Monday)

Dylan Bell, Melissa L. Bowling, James A. Brummett, Gina Cima, Fatima D. Harajli, Jennifer F. Millagan, Julie A. Osbourne and Michael R. Sproles.

An update on my ‘Y’ guys

Several years have slipped by since I first took on several children each Tuesday afternoon for extra learning opportunities.

I began calling them my Y guys, not because their names started with a Y or because they were always asking why, but because they lived at the Y in the road.

Andrew was a little boy that first year, along with one or two others at different years. We studied together, reading out loud to each other, learning… Continue reading

Released from Knox County Detention Center

Knox County Detention Center Barbourville, KY

Knox County Detention Center
Barbourville, KY

Released from Knox County Detention Center 5/20/16 (Friday)

Anthony Centers, Zebuli J. Collett, Tiffany E. Connell, Timothy J. Engle, Alason Foley, Heather E. Hensley, Edward Jones Jr., Latrina L. Martin, Larry W. Simpson, Roy Sizemore, Tracy M. Smith and Christine Young.

Released from Knox County Detention Center 5/21/16 (Saturday)

Ronald S. Daniels, Jack B. Davis Jr., David A. Gambrel, Frank D. Hinkle, Mark Moran, Randall Smith and Travis Waskon.

Released from… Continue reading

Kindergartners like to talk about the bathroom

Regina Bargo  Tales from the Classroom

Regina Bargo
Tales from the Classroom

I walked in the classroom to find Holli had gotten her hair cut much shorter. She was so proud! She was prancing around the room showing off her ‘new do.’ I bragged, “Oh how cute… I love your haircut!” Billy was a little jealous of the attention she was getting and said, “Holli, you do know your hair is just gonna grow right back… right?”

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Strawberry pretzel salad perfect for May

Kristy Dean Cole  Confession of a Baking Queen

Kristy Dean Cole
Confession of a Baking Queen

May is national strawberry month. What is it about this juicy, red berry wearing its seeds on the outside that we love most? A single cup of strawberries is a mere 55 calories, making it a great, healthy snack. It is grown in all 50 states, and the average person consumes a little more than four pounds a year! So how ‘bout I give you something to help celebrate the holiday of… Continue reading

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