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Ruth Arlene Bryant

Ruth Arlene Bryant, 89, of Falin Lane, Williamsburg, departed this life on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Baptist Health in Corbin. She was born on February 8, 1928 in Whitley County, to the late Clint Smith and Elva Harris Smith. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Atrel...

American Spiritual Ensemble to perform Thursday

The Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky, Inc. presents The American Spiritual Ensemble, Thursday, February 16, 2017, 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, London, KY. The American Spiritual Ensemble is a critically acclaimed professional group composed of some of the...

Corbin schools approves agreement reducing number of Knox students allowed tuition-free

Assistant Superintendent Ramona Davis shows members of the Corbin school board selections for trim, tile and other finishings at the new Corbin Middle School, which is currently under construction. The number of students that live in the Knox County School District who can...

Corbin Library Board to appeal denied grant application

The Corbin Public Library is appealing the state’s rejection of their grant application. The Corbin Public Library Board approved a motion Thursday to pay off the balance of the mortgage on the annex building, but it remains to be seen whether it will have the funding to do...

W’burg man wanted in connection with July stabbing turns self

Bruce Lewis, who was wanted in connection with a July stabbing, turned himself in Feb. 11. A Williamsburg man, who had been wanted for over seven months in connection with a stabbing last summer, turned himself in at the Whitley County Detention Center Saturday. You need to login...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Whitley Co. schools forced to turn down tablet computer grant

Connie Patterson was presented with the Above and Beyond Award during the Whitley County Board of Education meeting on Feb. 9. She is pictured with members of her family and the school board. The Whitley County school district has over $1 million worth of computer devices that...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

W’burg sewer bills expected to rise steadily

Williamsburg residents will soon be paying more on their sewer bills and will likely be seeing steady increases for the next several years in order to pay for necessary repairs and improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment system. Earlier this month, the Kentucky...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

W’burg City Council agrees to add $3 911 fee to water bills

Starting next month, Williamsburg water customers will start seeing a $3 fee for 911 service on their bills. The Williamsburg City Council unanimously voted during its regular monthly meeting Monday to begin placing the fee onto water bills. Mayor Roddy Harrison said that city...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Sex abuse charge dismissed, kidnapping and robbery charges lessened for W’burg couple

A sex abuse charge was dismissed and kidnapping and robbery charges were amended for a Williamsburg husband and wife following a preliminary hearing Monday morning in Whitley District Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Firefighters’ efforts against house fire hindered by drug paraphernalia

Firefighters’ efforts to extinguish a house fire in north Corbin Monday morning was made more difficult by the debris strewn about inside. West Knox and Lily Fire Department’s were called to the scene on Goodin Lane off of U.S. 25W near Kentucky Fried Chicken about 6:30 a.m. “We...