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An in-depth preview of this year’s Corbin vs Whitley Co season opener

This From the Sidelines column appeared in the special 2016 football preview section of the August 17 edition of the News Journal: Last year I predicted that Whitley County would defeat Corbin in the opening week of the 2015 high school football season. I was wrong. This year I...

2016 football preview: Lynn Camp Wildcats

The Lynn Camp Wildcats showed a lot of promise in the 2015 season. They got off to a rough start with a 40-0 loss at Perry Central, but then they won four straight, defeating McCreary Central, Jackson County, Berea and Jenkins. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

2016 football preview: Williamsburg Yellow Jackets

The 2016 Williamsburg Yellow Jackets will have a somewhat different look compared to recent years. In past seasons, Head Coach Jerry Herron has had the luxury of large senior classes. This season, however, he is only dressing five senior players. You need to login to view the...

2016 football preview: Whitley County Colonels

Whitley County football Head Coach Jason Chappell is very excited with the 2016 season about to kickoff. He is eager to see his Colonels in action on the field, saying recently, “I really love our football team. I love where we’re at right now. This group has been absolutely...

2016 football preview: Corbin Redhounds

The Corbin Redhounds were one step away from their goal of playing for a Class 3A state championship in 2015. This year, Head Coach Justin Haddix seems confident that his team will be able to play their way back to the state semis, where they are likely to face a rematch with the...

Newcomers L-Town take 2016 NIBROC 3-on-3 championship

In 2013 the News Journal’s inaugural NIBROC 3-on-3 basketball tournament featured eight teams. That number jumped up to 18 in year two, followed by 11 teams in year three. This year, the tournament set a new record for participation with a total of 23 teams converging at the...

Column: Negative consequences are likely to follow the closing of Forest Lanes, especially with our local student-athletes

This From the Sidelines column appeared in the August 17 edition of the News Journal:

Curtis Lee Burke

Curtis Lee Burke, 49, of Williamsburg,  passed away Sunday August 14, 2016 at his home. The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday August 17 at the Ellison Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Moses officiating. Following the service he will be laid to rest in the Rains...

Patricia “Charlie” Wilson

Patricia Lynn “Charlie” Wilson, 54, of Corbin passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel. Hart Funeral Home, Inc., is in charge of arrangements.

George Lincoln Hurst

George Lincoln Hurst, 51, of Hettie Lambdin Road, Williamsburg, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at his home. The funeral service was held Monday, August 15, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Hurst and Rev. Billy Carpenter officiating. He will be laid to...