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Corbin firefighters extricate one from Friday crash on U.S. 25E

Corbin firefighters had to extricate one person from a car involved in a two-car crash on U.S. 25E near Lynn Camp School Road Friday afternoon. Corbin Police Officer Steve Meadors said witnesses reported that the Toyota Corolla driven by John Blankenship was attempting to turn...

Two airlifted from scene of Thursday wreck in southern Whitley County

Two people were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center Thursday night after a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 25W in southern Whitley County. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Prewitt said the wreck involving a 1990 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck and a Pontiac two-door...

Find the words, guess the phrase, win $500 cash!

Well, we did it again! We couldn’t help ourselves. The News Journal’s Secret Phrase game is back. People wanted it. So we’ve delivered. It’s pretty simple really. Go to page C-8 to see all the details. A list of the sponsors who make this contest possible are also displayed...

I think drawbacks of the Internet outweigh the benefits

Don Estep is Publisher Emeritus of The News Journal. I think we would be better off without the Internet. Grant you, I have not made any study of this, it is just an opinion based on several factors. To start with the Internet is a cesspool for social interaction. Certainly there...
Posted On 14 Oct 2016

City living: Membership has its privileges

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. “Membership has its privileges.” That ubiquitous line became popular when credit card company American Express used it regularly on TV and elsewhere to sell their product. If you became an American Express “member,” you got some...

Report cards: Whitley, Corbin schools among state’s top districts

Two of Whitley County’s three public school districts are now recognized as among the most elite in Kentucky, and the other had a setback after posting enormous gains last year, according to “report cards” recently released as part of Kentucky’s “Unbridled Learning” education...