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Williamsburg alcohol petition comes up six signatures short

Monday afternoon Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison was feeling a little like the television character Maxwell Smart from the 1960s television show “Get Smart,” whose famous catch phrase was “missed it by that much.” “I wish Agent 99 would come and...
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Graham speaking at U of C on April 12 as part of leadership lecture series

Free tickets are still available to hear Dr. William “Will” Franklin Graham IV, who is the grandson of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, speak at the University of the Cumberlands’ 11th Annual Excellence in Leadership Services event Tuesday evening. The...
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Seventh inning surge leads Yellow Jackets to victory, Lady Jackets lose heart breaker

There were heightened emotions on each end of the spectrum last Friday night at Williamsburg’s Briar Creek Park. On the baseball side, it was the elation of a thrilling comeback win in the bottom of the seventh inning. Over at the softball field, it was the despair of losing a...

Reelin’ Redhounds: Brown fishes Bass Pro Southern Open, KHSAA state qualifier set for April 23

Corbin’s Matt Brown traveled to Jasper, AL over the weekend to compete in the 2016 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open, placing 20th out of nearly 180 anglers and earning almost $3,000 in cash winnings.

‘Ozzy’s Play Place’ dedicated at New Hope Ministries Sunday

One local church dedicated a playground Sunday to the memory of a child that lived only three months and 23 days, but inspired countless people with his indomitable will to live. “Ozzy’s Play Place” is located at New Hope Ministries, located on KY Hwy. 1232 just outside of...

Remembering a KY high school basketball legend: Freddie Maggard

This From the Sidelines column appeared in the April 6 edition of the News Journal: Before this past week I was not aware of the name Freddie Maggard, but I have become very familiar with the Kentucky high school basketball legend since he passed away Sunday at Baptist Health...

Corbin man found to be Missouri fugitive

A Corbin man who is wanted in Missouri will be going back to answer the charges following his arrest Friday morning. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 31-year-old Aubrey Blankenship off Flatwoods Road in Keavy after deputies developed information...

Meeting set to discuss Whitley needle exchange program

Whitley County will likely soon be joining a growing list of communities in Kentucky offering a needle exchange program. The Whitley County Board of Health unanimously voted last month to begin the process of starting a clean needle exchange program in Whitley County provided...
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Senior Spotlight: 2016 Corbin High School Track & Field

In this week’s second Senior Spotlight, we meet another group from Corbin – the track and field seniors. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Senior Spotlight: 2016 Corbin High School Tennis

In the first of two Senior Spotlight features this week, we meet the four young ladies leading the Corbin High School tennis program in 2016 – Jaclyn Jewell, Emma McGraw, Cassidy Green and Kaitlyn Brewer. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
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