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Ina Garcia

Ina Garcia, 76, of Corbin passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 at Baptist Health Corbin. Born at Peach Creek, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Lula Adkins Armentrout. Brothers Franklin and Edsel, and sisters Jean, Ethelene, Eloise, and Rose also preceded...

Donald Joe Powell

Donald Joe Powell, 74, of Lily passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at his home. He was a son of the late Delmer and Hazel Marie Hyden Powell. A brother Wallace Powell and sister Brenda Sue Burkhart also predeceased him. Donald had been a farmer and of the Holiness faith....

Kentucky’s national parks serve as beacons for tourists

Gary West is an author and News Journal columnist. Kentucky is proud of its 38 State Parks, but it also likes to pump up its relationship with a handful of significant national park attractions that have become beacons while drawing visitors here. Of course most Kentuckians are...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Ruth Burdine Hawkins

Ruth Burdine Hawkins,  101, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Christian Care Center in Corbin. Born in Wilton, she was the daughter of the late George Washington Burdine and Lula Helton Burdine. She was a member of Central Baptist Church and had worked as a beautician...

Ronnie Dale Black

Ronnie Dale Black, 69, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 2, 2016. He was born in Harlan,  to the late Willard and Montine Jump Black on May 5, 1947. Mr. Black was a veteran of the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. He attended Frankfort Baptist...

To me, Shelton’s legacy more than just ball fields and sidewalks

Two weeks ago, Corbin City Commissioner Joe Shelton announced he wouldn’t seek re-election to a seventh term. He was very gracious and complimentary about his time on the commission as he announced his impending departure. I read with great interest our story about some of the...

Russell Jones

Russell Jones, 65, of Lawson Street, Williamsburg, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born on November 9, 1950 in Jellico, TN to the late Mart E. Jones and Jettie (Cooper) Jones. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra...

Everett Bishop

Everett Bishop,  72 of Beattyville, ormerly of Williamsburg, passed away Sunday September 4, 2016 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born on February 3, 1944 in Whitley Co., to the late Samuel Harley Bishop and the late Goldie Rader Bishop. Along with...

Lola Baird Bridges

Lola Baird Bridges,  91, (formerly of Jellico, TN), a resident of Clover Hill Senior Living, Maryville, TN passed away September 3, 2016 at Morning View Transitional Care Center in Maryville, TN. She was born February 27, 1925 in Capuchin, TN. Lola was a dedicated wife, mother...

Ralph Hendrickson

Ralph Hendrickson,  77, of Corbin, passed away Saturday September 3, 2016 at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corbin. He was born January 29, 1939 in Harlan County, to the late Jack Hendrickson and the late Shirley Day Hendrickson. He is survived by his wife Carolyn...