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Wooton ranks 2nd in Nation, 4th in World for impressive beard

Who would have guessed that a decision made in June 2014, to grow a beard to complete his persona as a pirate for Halloween of that year, would have turned into such a wild adventure for Lance Wooton of Lily, KY? That is exactly what happened four years ago this month for the...

Local students awarded Grawemeyer Scholarship at UofL

The Grawemeyer Scholars Program is part of the University of Louisville’s family of prestigious full-ride-plus “Mentored Scholarship Programs,” which includes the McConnell Scholars Program and the Brown Fellows Program. Each year, ten Grawemeyer Scholars receive a...

Hunter – Carr to wed

Hunter – Carr to wed Brian and Carla Hunter wish to announce the wedding of their daughter, Brieanna Caroline Hunter to James Kevin Carr, son of Kevin Carr and Shelia and Jeff Petrey. The wedding will take place on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Sally Gap Pumpkin...

Mahan – Middleton recently wed Joanna Michelle Mahan and Jody Dewayne Middleton are pleased to announce their marriage, which was held Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Barn at 3R in Williamsburg, KY. Joanna is the daughter of Delmar and Donna Mahan from Corbin, KY. She works...

Legal Notices for 6-13-18

BID NOTICE: The Whitley County Board of Education is now accepting sealed bids on the following surplus items: Five school buses – all operational 1980 Chevy 1-ton flat bed pickup – operational 1990 Dodge pick-up – operational 2001 Ford Taurus – operational 1990...

Mary Ella Jaynes

Mary Ella Jaynes, 84, of Corbin passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Baptist Health Corbin. A native of Whitley County, she was a daughter of the late Dave and Elizabeth Sammons Harris. A sister Evelyn Watson also preceded her in death. Mary Ella moved to Casey County in 2009...

Melvin Hicks

Melvin Hicks, 78, has passed on to his heavenly maker. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joyce Hicks, his children, Tina and David McCoy, Troy and Tammy Hicks and Tonya and Mike Singer, also eight grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren;...

Edwin E. Mahan

Edwin E. Mahan, 91, of Corbin passed away Friday, June 8, 2018. Born January 20, 1927, he was the son of the late Joe and Nell Mahan. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a 40-year employee of L & N Railroad. In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by his...

Debra “Debbie” Kitts Eversole

Debra “Debbie” Kitts Eversole, 50, of Jellico, TN passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in Williamsburg. She was born March 20, 1968 in Jellico, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Beulah Rose Kitts. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Eversole; sons, Kenneth...

Earl Green Delk

Earl Green Delk, 52, of Lafollette, TN passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in Lafollette. He was born August 8, 1965 in Jellico, TN. He was preceded in death by a son, Bentley Earl Delk; father, Marson Delk, Jr.; mother, Mary Hatfield Delk Womble; brother, Anthony Delk;...