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Euelene Marcella Powell

Euelene Marcella Powell, 80, of Corbin, passed away on Friday October 21, 2016 at the Christian Health Care Center in Corbin. She was born in Bald Rock, Kentucky to the late Jessie Poynter and Dorothy Rose Wells.  She was Baptist by faith and was a retired Waitress. In addition...

Bessie Perkins Douglas

Bessie Perkins Douglas, 91 of Jellico, TN passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Beech Tree Manor in Jellico. She was born August 18, 1925 in Newcomb, TN She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Johnie Douglas; parents, Joe and Sally Sweeney Perkins; brothers, ...

Whitley County school district getting its own app

The Whitley County school district will be getting its own app that will be available in the app store on i-Tunes. During the Whitley County Board of Education’s special called meeting Thursday, the board approved a $5,000 contract with Schoolpointe to completely redesign...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016

Jerry A. Wilson

Jerry A. Wilson, 54, of Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico, TN. He was born on April 12, 1962 in Wichita, KS to Roger Wilson and Reba Bryant Wilson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger and Reba...

Winner crowned in first ‘Meeples on Main’ Carcassonne Tournament

A therapist from Baptist Health Corbin became the champion of the first-ever “Meeples on Main” Carcassonne Tournament in downtown Corbin Saturday, beating out nine other competitors to win a custom sculpted trophy and other prizes. Ben Bess narrowly edged out News Journal Editor...

Roger Lee Daugherty

Roger Lee Daugherty, 40, of West Side Street, Williamsburg, departed this life on Friday, October 21, 2016 at UK Medical Center, Lexington. He was born on February 9, 1976 in Jellico, TN to Roger Daugherty and Dorothy Croley Daugherty. He was preceded in death by his parents,...

Joe Bailey

Joe Bailey, 67, of Jamestown, TN and formerly of Williamsburg, departed this life on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home in Jamestown. Joe was born on June 19, 1949 in Harlan County, to the late Virgil and Mae Bailey. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Bart Bailey and...

Corbin man facing two counts of child abuse

Corbin Police say a 53-year-old man was drunk when he allegedly kicked a four-year-old girl and picked up an eight-year-old by the hair and slung her around early Tuesday morning. Corbin Police Officer Steve Meadors arrested Charles Hatfield of Corbin about 3 a.m. at his...

Corbin man allegedly shoots girlfriend five times

A Corbin man allegedly shot his longtime girlfriend five times during a domestic dispute early Wednesday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective Kyle Gray arrested Michael Dean Johnson, 48, of Lon Chadwell Road, at his residence about 12:42 a.m. and charged him with attempted...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016