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Obituary Notices for February 5, 2016

Virginia Jones Logan Virginia Jones Logan, 87, passed away Wednesday. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at 12 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church. Funeral service will be held at 12 noon Saturday at Grace Baptist Church in Lexington Hart Funeral Home,...

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recognized

Out of the 141 Kiwanis clubs in the Kentucky-Tennessee district, the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club is the number one club in terms of new growth with 76 percent grown since October. During the club’s Jan. 7 monthly meeting, 14 new members were pinned by Kiwanis...
Posted On 04 Feb 2016

Obituary Notices for February 4, 2016

Evelyn Sergent Cooper Evelyn Sergent Cooper, 75, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 7, at 3 p.m. with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home....

Barbourville goes all in, approves Sunday alcohol sales

The big question on everyone’s mind now that Barbourville residents have approved the sale of alcohol is will it be sold on Sunday. The answer is yes. The second reading of Barbourville’s Resolution 2016-1 was held last Friday; however, the vote by the city council to...

Why is seeing people fall so funny?

Why do so many people seem to think it’s the funniest thing in the world to witness another person fall? First, allow me to fill you in a on a little personal history. There are moments in your life that, while they may seem inconsequential to some, shape your attitude about...

Answering your questions about Kentucky’s upcoming caucus

Did you know we are having a presidential caucus in March? What is a presidential caucus? For some odd reason, I got these questions multiple times from multiple people Thursday. So, for those that don’t know, there is a presidential caucus next month and there are a few...
Posted On 04 Feb 2016

Woman admits to shooting husband once, not twice

A Barbourville woman admitted in court Monday morning that she shot her husband on July 4, 2015, and conceded that prosecutors likely had enough evidence to convict her of shooting him again on Aug. 22, 2015, although she maintains she’s innocent in the second shooting...
Posted On 04 Feb 2016

CHS graduate performing high-tech ankle replacement surgery

A Corbin native is one of only a few surgeons in Kentucky performing a state-of-the-art ankle replacement procedure that has given one local man a “new lease on life.” Dr. Collin Ball, a podiatric surgeon with KentuckyOne Health Orthopedic Associates, said that when Somerset...