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Knox County Town and Country Homemakers Hold Organizational Meeting for 2014-2015

Pictured are: Back Row (Left to right) Freida Parrot-Parliamentarian, Judith Hinkle-Co-President, Gayle Bartolo-Co-President, Pauline Miller-Educational Program of Work, Melissa Gilbert-Educational Program of Work, Peggy Messer-SecretaryFront Row (Left to Right)Judy Kelley-Chaplain, Dora Sue Farmer-Reporting Secretary, Linda Zigos-Treasurer, Carolyn Roark-Historian, Doddie Lawson-Historian Not Pictured:  Leann Butler-Historian, DeRhonda Hubbs-Vice-President, Nancy Cobb-Reporting Secretary, Priscilla Abner-Historian

Pictured are: Back Row (Left to right) Freida Parrot-Parliamentarian, Judith Hinkle-Co-President, Gayle Bartolo-Co-President, Pauline Miller-Educational Program of Work, Melissa Gilbert-Educational Program of Work, Peggy Messer-SecretaryFront Row (Left to Right)Judy Kelley-Chaplain, Dora Sue Farmer-Reporting Secretary, Linda Zigos-Treasurer, Carolyn Roark-Historian, Doddie Lawson-Historian
Not Pictured: Leann Butler-Historian, DeRhonda Hubbs-Vice-President, Nancy Cobb-Reporting Secretary, Priscilla Abner-Historian

On Friday, July 18, the Knox County Town and Country Homemakers held their first organizational meeting for the upcoming new year. Members of the executive committee met to discuss plans for expanding and revitalizing this long standing club, which was originally organized in 1961. Executive officers discussed a myriad of topics, including an adoption of official club colors, emblem, motto, flag and dress code for officers.

The club’s year-long fundraising projects were discussed and voted on, along with the selection of charities on the local, state, national and international levels supported by KCTCH. The Town and Country Homemakers Club’s 50+ years celebration, as well as the  installation of the new officers, will  take place at a ceremonial dinner on Aug. 21, at 5:30 p.m. at the Knox County Extension Office. Current members are asked to invite one future member, along their significant other, to this very important meeting.  

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

Cultural Arts Contest:  August 15, 2014:  Members are asked to bring in their crafts that they wish to enter in the contest anytime during the day to the Extension Office.

First Meeting of New Year  50+Years Celebration and Installation Dinner: August 21, 2014, 5:30 pm

District Area Meeting at Middlesboro: October 18, 2014, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, cost is $14

Make a Craft Day:   October 20, 2014, 10:00 am Extension Office Members are asked to bring any craft projects on which they are currently working to the Extension Office for a day of work and as well as sharing. 

Knox Central High School releases 2014 football schedule

 

                                Knox Central 2014 Football Schedule

Assistant Coach Matt Ramsey looks on as a player goes through agility drills during preseason practice on Wednesday.  The Kentucky High School Athletic Association limits practices to non-contact drills from July 10-31.

Assistant Coach Matt Ramsey looks on as a player goes through agility drills during preseason practice on Wednesday. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association limits practices to non-contact drills from July 10-31.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug 29      Perry County Central     at Corbin                  6:00 PM  Cumberland Falls Pigskin Classic

Sep 5        North Laurel                    at Clay County         6:30 PM  Appalachian Bowl

Sep 12      Harlan County                   home                       7:30 PM

Sep 19      Bell County                        away                        7:30 PM

Sep 26      Whitley County                 away                        7:30 PM

Oct 3        Clay County                       away                        7:30 PM

Oct 10      Jenkins                               home                       7:30 PM

Oct 17      Rockcastle County            away                        7:30 PM

Oct 24      Russell County                  home                       7:30 PM

Oct 31      Corbin                                home                       7:30 PM

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Barbourville Police Chief retiring

Mike Broughton, Barbourville City Police Chief, has announced his retirement effective Sept. 1, 2014.

Mike Broughton, Barbourville City Police Chief, has announced his retirement effective Sept. 1, 2014.

Michelle Broughton is about to get her husband back.

Barbourville Police Chief Michael Broughton and his wife have been discussing the possibility of his retirement for over a year, and finally after a lot of thought and prayer, Broughton signed his retirement papers Monday. The chief will don his police uniform for the last time on Aug. 31 and officially retire Sept. 1, 2014.

 

Read the complete story in Thursday’s edition of the Mountain Advocate.

Two-year-old severely burned, mother charged with criminal abuse

Sierra Shepherd

Sierra Shepherd

Kentucky State Police Trooper Chad Gregory responded to a call to Baptist Hospital Corbin in reference to a two-year-old child being treated for severe burns.

Trooper Gregory spoke with the child’s mother, 21-year-old Sierra P. Shepherd, of Knox County. Trooper Gregory reported Shepherd made several statements that were inconsistent with other reports made to medical staff and a social worker. Shepherd reportedly changed her mind and offered to tell the truth.

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