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Rodger Bird selected for Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame

On June 1, 2017 Corbin’s own Rodger Bird will join the likes of Muhammad Ali, Adolph Rupp, Joe B. Hall, Johnny Unitas and Secretariat when he becomes one of the newest members of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame.

Column: What a year it was for Lynn Camp basketball

This From the Sidelines column appeared in the March 15, 2017 edition of the News Journal…

Announcing the News Journal All-County High School Basketball Teams for 2017

The News Journal’s All-County Overall Most Valuable Players for 2017 are…

Sheriff accepts toy donation from Women Helping Others (WHO) to comfort young victims of abuse, etc.

On March 9, 2017, Sheriff Colan Harrell accepted a donation of over 70 hand-sewn stuffed toys from Women Helping Others (WHO) in Corbin. The toys were donated to help sheriff deputies provide comfort to children who are victims of abuse or being removed from an unsafe...

Phyllis Parker

Phyllis Parker, 65, of Saxton, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the Jellico Community Hospital. She was born March 3, 1952, in Williamsburg, the daughter of the late Arville and Maudie (Perkins) Parker. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jimmy John...

Donnie Ray Collins

Donnie Ray Collins, 68 of Elmer Lawson Road Williamsburg, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at home. He was born October 5, 1948 in Jellico, TN. He is preceded in death by: daughters, ​Tammy Collins, Teresa Lay; son, Harold Wayne Lay; grandchild, ​Jeanna LaRay Massey; parent...

Jimmy Edgar Herrell

Jimmy Edgar Herrell, 81, of Athens, TN passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at his residence. A native of Jellico and long time resident of Illinois and current resident of Athens. He was the son of the late Johnny Robert Herrell and Carrie Minnie Hackler Herrell and was preceded...

Fred L. Perkins

Fred L. Perkins, 85, of Newcomb, TN passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Jellico Community Hospital. He was born June 15, 1931. He is preceded in death by his wife, Effie Douglas Perkins; sons, Oscar Perkins, M.C. Brandenburg; parents, Richard and Rebecca Marlar Perkins;...

Imogene Lou King

Imogene Lou King, 91, of Corbin, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017, at Corbin Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Laurel County, she was the daughter of the late Marion Walker and Anna Stansbury Walker. She was also preceded in death by her husband James D. King, and son Jimmy...

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