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Decorated WWII veterans passes away

Decorated WWII veteran Gillis Clawson, 95, of Williamsburg, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2 at Baptist Health Corbin. Clawson completed his third year of high school at Pleasant View School in 1940, but did not graduate because the following year he joined the U.S. Army. Clawson...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Clay Barry Fox

Clay Barry Fox, 53, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday December 1, 2018 at Baptist Health in Lexington. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday December 5, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Rest Haven Cemetery in Corbin.

Gale Ann Wilder

Lady Gale Ann Wilder, 71, Corbin, KY departed this life on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were held December 1 at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Aaron Wilder officiating.

Donald Reynolds

Donald Reynolds, 71, of Franklin, OH passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born November 25, 1947 in Marion, TN to the late Clarence Reynolds and Betty Jean Dalton. Donald was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Donald is survived by his wife:...

Phillip “Doug” Lawson

1st Sargent Phillip Douglas “Doug” Lawson, of the United States Army, passed away at Ft. Stewart Georgia on Nov. 27, 2018. He was born on Jan. 29, 1974, in Corbin to Phillip and Rosemary Lawson. Sgt. Lawson has actively served his country for 16 years. He is survived by wife,...

John Curtis Lee Leach

John Curtis Lee Leach, 33, of Jellico, TN passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 at his home. He was born March 3, 1985 in Corbin. John was preceded in death by his grandfathers: Charles Bruce, and Charles Leach. He is survived by his mother, Sharon Bruce Lewis and Mike; father,...

Joe Nathan Veach

Joe Nathan Veach, 59, of Whetstone Road, Rockholds departed this life on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born on November 10, 1959 in Corbin, to the late Edward Veach and Amy (Sullivan) Veach. He was preceded in death by his wife Brenda Sue (Tuttley)...

Jonathan “John” Caudill

Jonathan “John” C. Caudill, 48, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville. He was born September 6, 1970, in Corbin. He was a member of the Church of Christ, an Air Force veteran who served in the Gulf War, and a member of...

W’burg police arrest three for methamphetamine trafficking

Williamsburg police recovered suspected methamphetamine and marijuana while conducting a drug investigation late Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor charged Dawn M. Michael, 44, of Jellico, Rocky D. Henson, 42, of Williamsburg, and Zachary Hopkins, 27, whose...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Accused burglar caught in the act

A Williamsburg man is behind bars after he was caught allegedly trying to break into a house Sunday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Lawson arrested Nick Lambdin, 26, of Shelbie Hurst Road, about 3:03 p.m. charging him with first-degree burglary, first-degree...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018