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W’burg Plastics reports employee for drug trafficking

A Williamsburg Plastics employee is behind bars for allegedly selling or offering to sell drugs to his co-workers. John E. Combs, 49, of Williamsburg, pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Thursday afternoon to a charge of first-degree trafficking in a controlled...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith, 90, of Corbin passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Born June 17, 1926, Tom was the son of the late James Smith and Gracie Hampton Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Parker Smith; daughter, Judy Smith Cobb; sister, Lillie Smith Steele; and...

Stella Bernetta “Tootsie” Williams Jefferis

Stella Bernetta “Tootsie” Williams Jefferis, age 77, of Keavy, KY, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at her home. Stella was born in Corbin, to the late Steely Williams and Thelma Brewer. In addition to her parents, Stella was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas...

Paul Sizemore

Paul Sizemore, 70, of London passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Saint Joseph London Hospital. Born November 25, 1946, in London, he was the son of the late Mark and Opal Sizemore. He was a member of Hart Baptist Church where he had worked in the food ministry. He enjoyed...

George Wallace Ingram

George Wallace Ingram, 71, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2017 at his home in Wallins, Kentucky, surrounded by his beloved family. George was born on December 5, 1945 in Pineville, the son of the late Thomas and Marola Ingram. He was a dedicated educator in the Boone, Bell,...

Ermol Lee Foley

Ermol Lee Foley, also known as “Poss” and “Goat”,  72, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at his home in Corbin. Born in Gray, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ermol William Foley and Bea Hubbs Foley. He enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing and boat racing,...

500 call center jobs could be coming to W’burg

A large call center company is apparently looking to open a facility in the Williamsburg area provided that it can find a sufficient regional workforce. The company, which local officials aren’t identifying, could employee up to 500 people. and would pay between $10.50...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017

Robert William “Dude” Sexton

Robert William “Dude” Sexton, 49, of Corbin departed this life on Monday, December 26, 2016, at Baptist Health Corbin. Dude was a mechanic most of his life.  He was a member of the Hugh Harris Masonic Lodge No. 938 F. & A.M. and a member of the New Hope Community Church. Born...

Billy Greene

Billy Greene, 82, of Corbin, was called into the presence of the Lord December 26, 2016 at the Baptist Hospital in Corbin. He was born in Calvin, to the late Ewing “Doc” and Bessie Durham Greene.  On December 21, 1958, he married the love of his life Mary Kathern Tye Greene and...

Steven Joe Lay

Steven Joe Lay, 55, of Corbin passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016. He was the son of the late Layton and Brenda Oaks Lay of Corbin. He was a US Army veteran and had been a long-distance truck driver. Steve enjoyed playing billiards and working on cars. Survivors include two...