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Baseball, softball Yellow Jackets hoping to build off of successes from one year ago

The Williamsburg High School baseball and softball teams saw their seasons come to an end in the first round of the district tournament last year, but there was still plenty to be happy about and build upon.

All felony charges against Hall dismissed

A Corbin man charged with allegedly trying to hire a hit man through an Internet message board to kill someone nearly three years ago, and who allegedly tried to intimidate a former prosecutor in his case, has now had all felony charges against him dismissed. During a brief...

Local resident celebrates 104th Birthday

      Bessie Harp Steele Williams will celebrate her 104th birthday on Tuesday Feb. 23. She contributes her longevity to loving God, eating chocolate kisses and drinking Dr. Pepper. Bessie is the mother of Eddie Steele, and wife Wanda. She is a resident of...

Bowlin family welcomes new addition

  Koby and Brittany Bowlin welcomed Paxton Grey Bowlin on December 30th at Jellico Community Hospital. Paxton weighed 8 lbs. 4ozs, and measured 21 inches long. He has two brothers Easton and Kolton. His grandparents are Gregg and Stephanie Hughes,  Mike and Ida Bowlin, and...

Sharp to compete in upcoming Miss American Contest

Emily Sharp was crowned Miss Lexington on January 30, 2016. She competed in interview, swim suit, talent, and evening gown competitions. Emily is an 18 year old senior at South Laurel High School. Since she was crowned, she will compete in the Miss Kentucky pageant July 2, 2016....

Bena Mae’s Kitchen: Winter Stories

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Obituary Notices for February 16, 2016

Elsie Sue Bolton Elsie Sue Bolton, 63,  passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016   at her home. Funeral services were held Friday, February 12, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.     Reba E. Hollars Reba...

Davis remembered as patient, dedicated servant

Throughout most of his adult life, Charles E. “Chuck” Davis was a public servant holding many titles in law enforcement ranging from detective to police chief to 911 director. “Chuck was a long standing and good public servant for Whitley County. He will be...

Local Silver Star recipient leaves behind family legacy of honor, service

Gary Harris, far left, with his sons Jonathan and Jim Ed. Harris earned his Silver Star for his actions while serving with the U.S. Army in 1969 during the Vietnam War. Before he was a veteran employee at Whayne Supply, or a veteran student at the University of the Cumberlands,...