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Seven accused of taking part in latest jail contraband ring

Would you injure yourself or let someone injure you just so you could get drugs? According to Williamsburg police, this is what about half a dozen current or former Whitley County Detention Center inmates are accused of conspiring to do, but one inmate got hurt far worse than...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

Hareweda Brackett

Hareweda Brackett, 87, of Corbin went to be with her Lord, peacefully with family by her side on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Baptist Health in Corbin. She is survived by two sisters. Funeral services were held Monday, June 3 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Charlie...

William D. “Billy” Croley

William D. “Billy” Croley, 69 of Williams-burg,  passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was born July 22, 1947 in Jellico, TN to the late William A. Croley Jr. and the late Audrey Lawson Croley. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a sister...

J. Paul Menehan

J. Paul Menehan, 88, of Jellico, TN passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his home. He was born January 7, 1929. Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Potts Menehan; son, Thomas Paul Menehan; father, Joseph Ignatius Menehan; mother, Mildred Helen O’Conner Menehan;...

Cox touts value of hard work during Daniel Boone Visionary Awards ceremony

The most important lesson Corbin Schools Superintendent Dave Cox learned in life came from his mother. “Hard work fixes almost anything,” he told a crowd last Thursday during the Seventh Annual Daniel Boone Visionary Award banquet, held at The Corbin Center. The award is given...

Richard Paul Nelson

Richard Paul Nelson, 61, of Taylor Circle, Williamsburg, departed this life on Thursday, June 28, 2017 at his home. He was born on July 25, 1955 in Williamsburg, to Hubert Nelson and Bessie (Gibson) Nelson. He was also preceded in death by his father, Herbert Nelson; two sisters,...

KSP conducting death investigation in Gray

Kentucky State Police are conducting a death investigation at a residence in Gray, and aren’t sure yet whether any foul play was involved. About 1:42 a.m. Wednesday, state police from Post 10 Harlan were contacted by Knox County Dispatch requesting that troopers respond to...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

Parsons double murder case presented to grand jury

Paul Parsons is charged with two counts of murder and burglary in connection with a June 7 double shooting. A Corbin man, who allegedly shot and killed two people during the early morning hours of June 7, is expected to find out within the next two weeks whether he will be...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

‘Art in the Park’ set for Saturday at Nibroc Park

The Corbin Arts and Literary League’s “Art in the Park” will take place Saturday at Nibroc Park. The event features a variety of local artists displaying their works in various disciplines. All local artists are encouraged to attend. There is no setup fee. The event begins 11...

Joie Mildred Willhite

Joie Mildred Willhite, 83, of Highway 904, Williamsburg, departed this life on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Rockcastle Health and Rehab Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born March 11, 1934 in Whitley County, to the late Archie Willhite and Flora (Lawson) Willhite. In addition to...