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Deputy finds meth precursors in tent

A Woodbine couple has been charged with methamphetamine related charges after items associated with meth production were discovered in a tent Thursday morning in the Faber community. Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jeff Anderson responded Barton Hollow Road after receiving...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016

Kyla McLain

Kyla McLain, 64 of Hemlock Lane, London,  passed away on Thursday morning at her residence. Funeral services for Ms. Kyla McLain will be conducted on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the Laurel Funeral Home chapel (formerly Corbin Funeral Home) with Bro. Basil Holder officiating....

Jesse Edgar Males, Jr.

Jesse Edgar Males, Jr.,  69, of Stringtown Road, Williamsburg,  passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Beech Tree Manor in Jellico, TN. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, June 2, at the Croley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 7 p.m....

Thanking those who have made life better in Corbin

The most important item is first in this week’s column. I want to wish my wife Judy a great day on our 52nd wedding anniversary! It was on this day, June 1, 1964 when we said our vows. After three wonderful children and four out-of–this-world grandchildren we are still happily...

Some thoughts after a great 3-day weekend

Thoughts after a long Memorial Day weekend: • I want to lead off by encouraging anyone and everyone who is interested in the least in “events, trends, issues, ideas and journalism about health care and health in Kentucky” to check out the Kentucky Health News online blog at...

Lefevers named new Corbin Middle School Asst. Principal

A Corbin High School English teacher was named Thursday as the new Assistant Principal at Corbin Middle School. School officials announced in a news release that Christi Lefevers would take over the position beginning July 1. Lefevers has 18 years of teaching experience. She has...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016
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Willie Jo Burkhart Prebeck

Willie Jo Burkhart Prebeck,  67, of Norwood, MO and formerly of Lexington,  passed away on Monday in Norwood, MO. Graveside services and burial will conducted on Thursday, June 9th at the Craig’s Chapel Cemetery in Whitley County. There will be NO visitation. Laurel Funeral Home...

Carol Ann Johnson

Carol Ann Johnson,  70, of Gilbert Street, Corbin,  passed away on Tuesday at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. in the Laurel Funeral Home chapel (formerly Corbin Funeral Home) with Pastor Kenny...