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Vernon Moses

Vernon Moses, 57 of Cane Creek Road Williamsburg, passed away Sunday April 15, 2018 at his home. He was born May 17, 1960 in Jellico, TN to the late Arvil and Ruth Strunk Moses. He is survived by his wife Gracie Moses of Williamsburg; three sons, Vernon Moses Jr. (Amanda),...

Carolyn Jane Collins

Carolyn Jane Collins, 85, of Jellico, TN passed away Wednesday April 11, 2018 at the Beech Tree Manor Nursing Home in Jellico. Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, George and Anna Lindsay; father of her children, John Bill Collins; sons, Michael and Kenneth Collins;...

Yvonne Taylor Harris

Yvonne Taylor Harris, 91, formerly of Corbin, was born on June 2, 1926 and departed this life on March 24, 2018. Yvonne spent her last years near her daughter in Englewood, CO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Harris of Indiana; her parents, Elmer “Matt” and Nellie...

W’burg historic homes tour set for Saturday, admission $35

Williamsburg’s bicentennial celebration resumes Saturday morning with a historic homes tour featuring six of the oldest homes in Williamsburg, many of which were built during an era when Williamsburg was one of the wealthiest places in America. “The wealth at that time in...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Lois Jean Lewis

Lois Jean Lewis, 77, of Corbin passed away Friday, April 13, 2018. Born December 24, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Fannie Smith. Over the years, Lois was actively involved in the area Church of God ministry, particularly with Parkway, East Side, Artemus, and...

Sheriff’s deputies seize 38 grams of crystal meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people early Thursday evening after receiving a report that a man was under the influence of methamphetamine, causing a disturbance, and had left in a vehicle from an R.D. Rains Road residence. During the process, deputies recovered...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Whitley County couple’s murder trial delayed

The trial of a southern Whitley County couple, who are accused of beating a woman to death last year, has been postponed. Chris James Lowe, 39, and Lori Mattie, 38, were scheduled to stand trial April 23 in Whitley Circuit Court on charges of murder and first-degree unlawful...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Corbin Board of Education discusses security cameras

When completed, the new Corbin Middle School will have roughly 95 surveillance cameras monitoring hallways and immediate outdoor areas, with possibly more that could be added in the future. Members of the Corbin Independent Schools Board of Education briefly discussed the camera...

Arson suspected in Sunday vehicle fire

Goldbug firefighters believe that a Sunday evening vehicle fire may have been intentionally set. About 11:30 p.m., Goldbug volunteer firefighters responded to a report about an unknown fire on US25W near Aviation Boulevard. While firefighters were in route to the fire, Whitley...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Five people vying for Whitley County Superintendent job

There are five people vying to replace Scott Paul as Whitley County Superintendent. Tim Crawford, an attorney for the Whitley County Board of Education, who is overseeing the early stages of the superintendent search, said that a total of five people have applied for the...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018