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Parsons double murder trial pushed back until Oct. 1

The trial date for Corbin man, who had been scheduled to stand trial later this month for allegedly killing two people in June 2017, has been postponed until this fall. Paul Parsons, 49, was indicted on July 17, 2017, on two counts of capital murder in the June 7, 2017, deaths of...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

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NIBROC Festival kicks off today in downtown Corbin; Forcht Group and Forcht Bank named premier entertainment sponsors

NIBROC 2019 is here, and the four-day extravaganza of food, fun, entertainment and local goodwill kicks off tonight with a special deal for anyone that enjoys carnival rides. Unlimited ride wristbands can be purchased starting at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday for just $10. Thursday through...

Correction: Anderson accused of assaulting father-in-law with table leg, spitting on jailer

(Correction: The print version of this story and an earlier version of the electronic version of this story incorrectly stated that Anderson had assaulted his father when it should have stated that he assaulted his father-in-law.) A Williamsburg man is being held in the Whitley...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

Charles Homer Marples

Charles Homer Marples, 72, of Jellico, TN passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at his home. He was born August 28, 1946 in Jellico, TN. Charles was a life-long member of the Jellico Rescue Squad, and was the captain for many years. Charles worked in towing for fifty plus years. He...

Rhonda Jean Smith

Rhonda Jean Smith, 56, of Gail Hart Road, Rockholds, departed this life on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Rhonda was born on June 7, 1963 in Williamsburg, KY to the late Arnold McKiddy and Joyce (Lambdin) McKiddy. In addition to her parents, she was...

Fred Snellings, Jr.

Fred Snellings, Jr., 83, of Cincinnati, OH (formerly of Williamsburg) departed this life on July 26, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. He was born on November 10, 1935 in Bell County, KY to Fred Snellings, Sr. and Laura (Cupp) Snellings. He was preceded in...

Willie Gene Ayers

Willie Gene Ayers, 76, of Elk Valley, TN passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at his home. He was born May 2, 1943 in Eagan, TN. Willie was a Sergeant First Class with three tours in Vietnam, two in Korea, one in Iran and one tour in Hawaii, with a special award in marksmanship. He...

Shirley Marie Leach Brown

Shirley Marie Leach Brown, 78, of Jellico, TN passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 the Jellico Medical Center. She was born May 23, 1941 in Bairds Creek, TN. Shirley was preceded in death by her mother, Manerva Leach; brothers, Virgil, Roy, Frank, Uyless and James Leach, Jr.;...

Elizabeth Pearl Davis

Elizabeth Pearl Davis, 87, passed away July 15, 2019 in Reading, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Davis; her parents, Edward and Mary (Ball) Hamblin; brother, Gene M. Hamblin; nephew, Bobby Taylor; and brother-in-law, Robert D. Taylor. She is survived by her...