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KY Chamber President focuses on pension crisis, legislative priorities during Corbin visit

Kentucky’s underfunded pension system has the state “under water” and will take an entire generation to totally solve. That was the message Tuesday from Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President Dave Adkisson, featured speaker at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s monthly...

W’burg girl forgoes birthday party in order to help others

Thanks to the efforts of 10-year-old Hayley Bays, three less fortunate children will have a merrier Christmas this year. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, Bays presented the Williamsburg Police Department with a $320 donation for the Shop with a Cop...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Whitley County BOE taking steps to recognize state champions

The Whitley County Middle School’s sixth grade girl’s basketball team is being recognized for becoming 2017 state champions. During its November meeting Thursday afternoon, the Whitley County Board of Education approved an agreement with the Kentucky Department of Transportation...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

VFW Post 3167 spreads anti-drug message to local third, fourth graders

Williamsburg’s VFW Post 3167 is trying to do its part to educate children on the dangers of drugs. Post Commander Larry Lewis and Service Officer Joe Grillon delivered “Be Smart, Say No To Drugs” coloring books to 429 third and fourth graders at Pleasant View Elementary School,...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Solutions discussed at opioid abuse forum in Corbin

Increased awareness, early intervention and access to recovery programs will be key to dealing with the area’s opioid addiction problem. That was the conclusion Monday evening during a special community forum called “Journey to Recovery,” held at the Corbin Public Library....

If brown cows produce chocolate milk, do they write Internet news stories too?

Misconceptions can be a difficult thing to overcome. Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles recently addressed the topic while speaking at the Whitley County Cooperative Extension Office. “A few months ago, the Washington Post’s front page story revealed the results of a...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

W’burg Kiwanis Club holds officer inductions

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club was encouraged to be leaders in their community, especially for children during their October monthly meeting. Past Kiwanis Kentucky-Tennessee District 6 Governor Chuck Fletcher encouraged the club to be active in the community and schools and to...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Graffiti vandals that struck 312 boat ramp forced to clean up own mess

Two Corbin residents are among the four individuals who must remove the graffiti they have admitted to spraying at three locations in the Daniel Boone National Forest’s London Ranger District, including a rock wall at the Laurel Bridge Boat Ramp off of Ky. 312. You need to login...

With new middle school on schedule, Corbin BOE turns attention to primary school addition

The Corbin Board of Education took another step toward the construction of a new wing at the primary school Thursday by approving the construction documents and a motion to advertise for bids. The new wing will be constructed between the kindergarten and first grade pods. “It...

Work begins on new Arby’s location in Corbin

Demolition work being done at the site of the former Speedway gas station on Cumberland Falls Hwy. is in preparation for the construction of a new Arby’s location. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us