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Legal Notices for 3-13-19

BID NOTICE: The Whitley County Board of Education is now accepting sealed bids on the following items for the 2019/2020 school year: (1)Asphalt Materials/Installation (2)Asphalt Sealing (3)Athletic/Cheerleading Supplies (4) Fence/Fence Installation (5)Instructional Supplies...

Violet Huddleston

Violet Huddleston, 93, of Clairfield, TN passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Jellico Medical Center. She was born March 26, 1925 in Anthras, TN. Violet was preceded in death by her husband, R.L. Huddleston; grandchildren, Marshal Lee Hatfield, Danny Hopkins; father, John...

Electronic Edition for 3-13-19

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W’burg will host state Jujitsu tournament this fall

Williamsburg will be hosting a state tournament this fall, and a craft fair this spring. Williamsburg Police Lt. Brandon White, who is assistant instructor for Rising Son Jujitsu, informed the Williamsburg City Council during its monthly meeting Monday that Williamsburg had been...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019

Whitley Co. Health Dept. needs public’s help to win colon cancer screening photo contest

The Whitley County Health Department would like your help to win a contest that is promoting colon cancer screening awareness. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and on March 7, members of the health department gathered outside their office in Williamsburg along...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus discusses local economy during chamber address

Just over two months into her tenure as Mayor of Corbin, Suzie Razmus spoke to a packed house at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday to update the members on projects and developments in the city. Razmus addressed several economic issues. She explained that...

Corbin City Commission exploring partnership with RTech for public transit

Almost two years after the Corbin trolley’s dedicated route ended, the Corbin City Commission is considering an idea to bring public transportation to Corbin as part of a regional effort involving RTec. At the city commission’s work session meeting Monday night, the commissioners...

Man charged with threatening party-goers with gun

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a London man who allegedly threatened to kill everyone at a party being held in Corbin early Sunday morning. Shaquille Lavarius Williams, 22, is facing eight counts of first-degree wanton endangerment stemming from the incident at a...

TEDxCorbin exceeds organizers’ expectations

In addition to the 150 people attending in person, TEDxCorbin officials said the online audience Saturday reached approximately 3,000, exceeding their expectations for the inaugural event. “I couldn’t imagine it going any better,” said Krystal Kinser, lead organizer and Executive...

Know what your teenager is vaping?

If you are a parent, guardian, a concerned grandparent, aunt or uncle of a teenager or perhaps younger child, then you probably want to keep reading this story all the way to the end. Be forewarned it isn’t good news, but you have probably already figured that out. If you see...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019