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Obituary Notices for February 12, 2016

Reba E. Hollars Reba E. Hollars, 90, of Jellico, TN passed away Tuesday February 9, 2016 at the Beech Tree Manor Nursing Home in Jellico. Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Sunday February 14, at the Llewellyn Funeral Home Chapel in Jellico, TN. Visitation will be from 2 p.m....

Williamsburg city council approves historical district

Williamsburg will soon have an official historic district, which Mayor Roddy Harrison hopes will lead to downtown revitalization. “The benefits of this are preservation and it also offers potential resources that are available, such state and federal tax credits, incentives and...

Williamsburg native Siler named Leader of the Year for 2016

A federal judge and U.S. Navy veteran has been selected as Leadership Tri-County’s 2016 Leader of the Year. Eugene Siler Jr., a senior judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, said he was notified about a month ago that he was receiving the award. “I...

W’burg woman arrested for drugs twice in 18-day period

Eighteen days after a Williamsburg woman was released from jail on a surety bond for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine, she landed back behind bars for allegedly possessing methamphetamine. Felicia A. Blakley, 27, was one of four people arrested Sunday evening during a...

What we all need to do to feel better about life

We are in a rut. Since the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index started publishing in 2008 Kentucky has been right at the bottom, just ahead of West Virginia. The index was published in newspapers and read on TV stations all across the country last week. You love Kentucky. I love...

Tourism commission deadlocked over whether to pay train movers extra $10k

A decision on whether the Corbin Tourism Commission will pay Wasatch Railroad Group an additional $10,000 for moving L&N 2132, along with its coal tender and a caboose from Bainbridge, Ga. to Corbin remains up in the air as the vote on the matter ended in a 3-3 deadlock...
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