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Infant Brycen Ray Carr

Infant Brycen Ray Carr of South Hwy 25W, Williamsburg, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico, TN. He was the son of Courtney Canada and John Carr. Funeral services were held Monday, May 22 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in...

Harold Bowling

Harold Bowling, 89, of Lakeland, FL, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at Lakeland Regional Hospital. He was a retired US Air Force Master Sergeant and veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was preceded in death by his father Wade Bowling, Mother Essie Bowling and Brother...

Tabitha Nasha Bargo

Tabitha Nasha Bargo, 27, of Sandy Branch Road, Barbourville, departed this life on Monday, May 15, 2017 at her home. She was born on September 28, 1989 in Jellico, TN to Paul Bargo and Tammy (Croley) Bargo. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Loyd Croley. She is...

“Papaw” Bill Browning

“Papaw” Bill Browning, 87, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Corbin Health and Rehab. Born in Indiana, he was the son of the late Andrew Browning  and Grace Decker Lawson. He had been a mechanic at Roaden’s. Also preceding him in death were his daughter Roseann Browning;...

W’burg drinking water among state’s cleanest

Williamsburg’s drinking water is some of the cleanest in the state. Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet has recognized 36 surface water treatment plants in Kentucky for meeting the goals of Kentucky’s Area-Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) for 2016, including the...
Posted On 24 May 2017

Senior Spotlight: 2017 Corbin Softball

The week got off to a great start for the Corbin Lady Hounds softball team, defeating Williamsburg 9-0 in the first round of this year’s 50th District tournament, which was played at Corbin High School. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

Briar Creek Park bridge repair still weeks away

Williamsburg officials hope to start repair or replacement work early next month on the Briar Creek Park bridge, which has been closed since flooding damaged it in late April and early May. Initially, city officials received estimates ranging from $30,000 – $300,000 to...
Posted On 24 May 2017

Howard McLean

Howard McLean, 59, of Corbin passed away on  Saturday May 20, 2017 at his home. He was born in Cincinnati, OH, and loved life especially fishing and camping. Howard was preceded in death by his mother, Deloris Jefferson McLean; brothers, George, Terry, and Roy McLean. He is...

Mattingly successfully defends 800-meter crown at state track and field meet

When Williamsburg sophomore Selena Mattingly entered into the spring 2017 season, she carried with her a lot of heavy expectations. After becoming a state champion in both the 800-meter and 1600-meter runs in 2016, all eyes were on her to once again accomplish big things on the...

10th Annual Sallygap Bluegrass Festival starts May 31

Bluegrass music lovers take note. The 10th Annual Sally Gap Bluegrass Festival is almost upon us. The festival begins on Wednesday, May 31 and runs through Saturday, June 3. “I am glad it has gone 10 years,” said Sarah Williams, one of the festival organizers. “We are pulling a...
Posted On 24 May 2017