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Timely Baking Tips

Timely Baking Tips Noone ever spent less time in the kitchen than me though from somewhere back in the dark ages I have a degree in Home Economics. In my day a girl went to college for two certificates: teaching and marriage. One can safely assume I flunked both courses.            These helpful cooking tips came…

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Test your knowledge of the common cold

Sniffles, cough, sore throat … these can be symptoms of any number of conditions, but are often a byproduct of the common cold. Colds are the result of more than 200 different viruses, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. Adults experience an average of two to three colds per year, and rhinoviruses cause most of them.…

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Pine Knot Elementary named Family Friendly School

FRANKFORT – For the last year, a network of Kentucky schools has worked to enhance family engagement in their communities as part of the Family Friendly Schools certification from the Kentucky Collaborative for Families and Schools. Pine Knot Elementary was one of nine schools served by Partners for Rural Impact to be honored in a…

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The History of Pine Knot

Submitted by Peggy Wilson    The town of Pine Knot was situated at the highest elevation between Cincinnati Ohio and Chattanooga Tennessee, was referred to as “Highpoint” or “Commercial Summit” by the early settlers and railroad workers. Pine Knot had been a settlement many decades before the railroad arrived. Favorably located at the junction of…

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Callie Shook, Isabella Ball and Palace Stephens

Callie Shook, Isabella Ball and Palace Stephens, three freshmen from McCreary Central, were selected by audition to perform in the 2022 Kentucky Division of American Choral Director’s Association (KyACDA) Junior High All State Chorus. The concert was presented at the Center for the Arts on the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond, KY on Saturday,…

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Adalynn Hubbard, a fifth-grade student at Whitley City Elementary

Adalynn Hubbard, a fifth-grade student at Whitley City Elementary, was selected by audition to perform in the 2022 Kentucky Division of American Choral Director’s Association (KyACDA) 5th & 6th Grade All-State Chorus.  The concert was presented at the Center for the Arts on the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond, KY on Saturday, November 12. …

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Mrs. Jenny Hobson, a Berea Partners for Education representative

In an effort to increase parent involvement at Pine Knot Elementary, PKE reached out to Mrs. Jenny Hobson, a Berea Partners for Education representative this summer to begin the process to apply for the Family Friendly School Certification.  To achieve certification, teachers, administrators and parents completed a series of trainings designed to improve school-family-community partnerships. …

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KSP Post 11 Host “Cram The Cruiser” Food Drive

Locally, Kroger in Whitley City will begin their “Cram the Cruiser’ campaign on Sunday, December 6.  Food donations from the public will be given to the McCreary County Christian Care Center to distribute to those in need.   Who: KSP Troopers, Officers and Volunteers from the Post 11 London Area. What: ‘Cram the Cruiser’ with…

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