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Shiloh sizzling with summer concert series

July 9, 2014
Shiloh

By Jordan Thomas Hall Knott County contemporary Christian band Shiloh is broadening their audience to spread the word of Christ. The band is currently trying to raise funds through a Kickstarter page titled “Shiloh Album Kickstarter” that would allow them to produce their own CD. They are preparing to perform in Nashville next month...

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Appalachian food and heritage celebrated at Hindman Settlement School

June 4, 2014
Delicious homemade pies were offered to the public free during the Food Summit event. (Photo by Jordan Thomas Hall)

By JORDAN THOMAS HALL The first Appalachian Food Summit: A Celebration of Our Appalachian Food Heritage was held Sunday at the Hindman Settlement School. The multi-state gathering, the first of its kind, brought together authors, chefs, farmers, advocates, scholars and consumers dedicated to preserving...

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Attorney General Conway’s Election Fraud Hotline gets 205 calls on Primary Election Day

June 4, 2014

Post-election audit to be held within 20 days FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 21, 2014) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced today that his Election Fraud Hotline received 205 calls from more than 60 counties between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. (EST) during yesterday’s primary election. ...

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Hemp planted in Kentucky following dispute with feds

June 4, 2014

By BRUCE SCHREINER LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) –  Hemp has turned legitimate in Kentucky, where researchers are starting to plant test plots that will help gauge the economic potency of the non-intoxicating plant banned for decades due to its family ties to marijuana. As part...

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HCTC grads include Knott students

June 4, 2014

Hazard Community and Technical College honored a total of 646 students for receiving 1,409 credentials during Commencement exercises held Saturday, May 10, in the John Combs Arena of Perry County Central High School. Those students honored from Knott County are: Susan Nichole Adams of...

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