Candidates to represent Knox in Mountain Laurel

You can support your local Princess Candidate(s) by visiting Pineville on May 24-26, as the Candidates participate in the 88th Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival.  Join us for the crowning of the 2018 Princess at the Princess Coronation on Friday, May 25, 2018, at 8:30 p.m. in the (old) Pineville High School Gymnasium, located on Laurel Street, Pineville, Ky.

In addition to the Princess Coronation, the festival features quality crafts and concessions, a 5K run, and carnival.  Thursday-Opening Night Concert at Bell County High School will feature American Idol winner, Scotty McCreary.  Saturday morning will begin with the Gala Parade at 10:00 a.m. and the crowing of the 2018 KMLF Queen at the Laurel Cove Amphitheater at 2:00 p.m.  More information on events can be viewed at

Lydia Smith

Candidate Information

Name: Lydia Claire Smith

Parent(s): Kathy Smith

School Representing: Barbourville High School

Current Grade: Junior


Anna Beth Callihan

Candidate Information

Name: Anna Beth Callihan

Parent(s): Josh and Mary Jane Callihan

School Representing: Knox Central High School

Current Grade: Senior


Photos from KMLF.