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Operation “Turning Up the Heat” not over, another subject found

Another subject that was sought during the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department’s “Operation: Turning Up the Heat” on June 1 has been taken in to custody as of early Wednesday morning. James Egner, 43, of Dow Adkins Ln., London was found there at approximately 12:25 a.m. on...

Euro Sticks bringing 90 jobs to Corbin

The Southeast Kentucky Business Park will be the new home to an ice-cream and coffee-stir sticks manufacturing plant. Euro Sticks, a French family-owned manufacturer, plans to expand and finish out a speculative building into a facility designed to manufacture up to 2 billion...

James “Lonnie” Anderson

James “Lonnie” Anderson,  70, of Sandy Branch Spur, Barbourville, departed this life on Sunday, June 26, 2016 and was reunited with his wife, Deloris (Fuson) Anderson. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at Croley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11...

Gary D. Peterson Sr.

Gary D. Peterson Sr.,  64, of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the Christian Care Communities in Corbin. A Celebration of Life Service will be 4 p.m. Friday July 1,  at the Ellison Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Long and Rev. Phillip Wynn officiating....

Troy Roark

Troy Roark, 80, departed this life Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Corbin. Visitation will be from 12 Noon Saturday, July 2, until the time of the funeral at 2 p.m. at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Officiating will be Bro. Jack Smith. Burial will be in...

Bertha McFadden

Bertha McFadden, 105, of Hwy 26, Rockholds,  departed this life on Monday, June 27, 2016 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday, July 1,  at Croley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 1,  at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel...

Terry Ray Stephens

Terry Ray Stephens,  43, of Williamsburg,  passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Barbourville. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, June 30, at Croley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30,  at the Croley Funeral...

Ed Ledington

Ed Ledington,  68, of Rockholds, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at his home. The funeral service was held Wednesday, June 29,  at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerome Perkins officiating. He was laid to rest in the Broyles Cemetery. Condolences may be made to...

All-Stars baseball update

The following is an update for coverage area All-Star baseball teams…

Chamber should have supported raising taxes on workers in Knox Co. portion of Corbin

To the Editor: The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Mission Statement in the News Journal Wednesday is described: “To create an environment in which area businesses are provided every opportunity to grow and prosper while preserving the quality of life we treasure in our...
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