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Jimmy Lee Buchanan

Jimmy Lee Buchanan, 68, formerly of the Boston Community in Whitley County, passed away on Tuesday November 6, 2018 at the Beech Tree Manor Nursing Home in Jellico, TN. Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents, Edward Ed Buchanan and Irene Hill Buchanan, brother, John “Big John”...

Mark Davidson

Mark Davidson, 49, of Cincinnati, Ohio and formerly of Williamsburg departed this life on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at his home. He was born on December 6, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio to Faye Creekmore and the late Robert Davidson. He is survived by his mother, Faye Smith of...

Almeda Mays Rice

Almeda Mays Rice, 77, of Clairfield, TN passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at the Jellico Community Hospital. She was born October 20, 1941 in Pruden, KY. Almeda was preceded in death by her father: Calvin Leroy Mays; mother, Marie Corli Mays; brother, Billy Hugh Mays; two...

Earl F. Marple

Earl F. Marple, 74, of Sevierville, TN, formerly of Jellico, TN passed away Tuesday morning, November 6, 2018 at the LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville. He was born on August 7, 1944 to the late Floyd Marple and the late Sarah Amy (Overton) Marple in the Anthras community of...

Recycling Center here to stay

“Lots of people have asked for the last month if recycling was going to stop. It was never going to stop,” reassured Mayor David Thompson at Thursday night’s City Council meeting. While the recycling center has had issues over the past few months, including a diminished work...
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Voyeurism case dismissed

The voyeurism case against Bobby Sewell Jr., 47, of Gray, was dismissed Tuesday due to a lack of witnesses. Sewell and Public Defender Grisel Vilchez appeared in the Knox County District Court on November 13 for an additional hearing. Despite being subpoenaed, no witnesses came...
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Corbin Public Library getting $60,000 grant

The Corbin Public Library will be able to extend its participation in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library until 2025 after being named as a recipient of a $60,000 grant from Pilot Flying J. The program, which provides children with a brand new book each month through age 5,...

Tye decides against asking for recanvass

Brandon Shepherd’s one vote victory over Ed Tye for the final seat on the Corbin City Commission will stand after Tye elected not to seek a recanvass. Tye had until 4 p.m. Tuesday to file a written request with Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz. When contacted via Facebook...

Space heater sparks house fire

Keavy firefighters spent several hours Tuesday afternoon battling a structure fire on Edgewater Road. James Tackett said he returned home from a shopping trip to find smoke pouring from his family’s home. An electric space heater had been left running in the living room area of...

Christian group, ‘Casting Crowns’ returning to The Arena on March 16

Christian music group Casting Crowns will be returning to The Arena in Corbin in March for a brand new show. Arena Director Kristi Balla announced that tickets for the March 16 show will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at The Arena Box Office and on ticketmaster.com. “That is the...