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2019 Spring Sports Preview: Whitley Co Colonels and Lady Colonels

The following previews for the 2019 Whitley County High School baseball and softball seasons can be found inside the March 6, 2019 print edition… You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

News Journal All-County Basketball Selections for 2018-19 Season

With the conclusion of the recent 13th Region championship tournaments at the Corbin Arena, the 2018-19 high school basketball season has officially ended for all of the News Journal’s coverage area teams.

Deeds 03-06-19

Billie Ruth Chadwell Wyatt and Leslie Eugene Wyatt to Freeman Brother Properties LLC, $43,500, property at 601 Fourth Street, Corbin. Leslie Eugene Wyatt and Billie Ruth Chadwell Wyatt to Freeman Brother Properties LLC, $63,000, property at 700 Fifth Street, Corbin. Ada J. Emmett...

Marriages 03-06-19

Martha Rogers Trent, 53, of Corbin, retired, and Donnie Lee Trent, 63, of Corbin, disabled. Elizabeth Michelle Hill, 25, of Williamsburg, unemployed, and Christian Douglas Grein, 20, of Williamsburg, a construction worker. Carolyn Deanna Melton, 50, of Rockholds, unemployed, and...

Circuit Court 03-06-19

Natashia Carolyn Bright vs. Greta Phillips – verified complaint. (Editor’s note: case was dismissed one day after it was filed.) The Bank of New York Mellon, further known as The Bank of New York, vs. Teresa Cornelius, her unknown spouse, if any, and Carmel Financial Corp –...

District Court 03-06-19

Editor’s note: The News Journal publishes only the final disposition of district court criminal cases except for those which are waived to a grand jury or dismissed. The following cases were heard by Judge Fred White in Whitley County District Court on Oct. 3: Mateo Hill, born in...

West retires for second time, now ready for a little rest and relaxation

A well-known face around town, Katy West has officially retired from Maiden Drug Store, located on Main Street in Williamsburg. Always greeting people with a friendly smile, soft-spoken Katy has operated the cash register at Maiden Drug Store since June of 2005. Working for...

Local author publishes how-to book to help others obtain college scholarships

Dustyn Sams is a 2017 graduate of Corbin High School currently majoring in political science at the University of the Cumberlands. When he’s not busy with his classes he has dedicated himself to running and growing his own business, Dustyn Sams Visions, which provides photography...

Whitley County Cattlemen’s Assoc. installs officers, directors for 2019

At the January meeting, the Whitley County Cattlemen’s Association installed three new officers and two new board members for the 2019 year. New officers are: Glen Croley, President, Daniel Haddix, Vice President, and Eskridge Shelton, Treasurer. Newly installed board members...

Lisa Hamblin Barnes

Lisa Hamblin Barnes, 51, of Lafollette, TN passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Lafollette Medical Center. She was born September 19, 1967 in Middlesboro, KY. Lisa is preceded in death by her father, John Hamblin; mother, Mabel Webb Hamblin; husband, Roy Barnes; love...