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Friday Night Highlights: Sept 6, 2019

It was a heartbreaking night for two teams in Corbin, while two teams in Williamsburg are celebrating a pair of big victories…

Cumberlands plans 9/11 memorial service Wednesday, Sept. 11

The University of the Cumberlands will be hosting a 9/11 memorial service next to the Hutton School of Business on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 12:15 p.m. Community members are welcome to attend. The UC band will perform a few songs and members of the University’s new ROTC program...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019

Officers searching for Whitley County inmate who escaped from work detail

UPDATE: Inmate identified as Williamsburg man. Whitley County Jailer Brian Lawson has identified the inmate who ran off from a work release detail as Jeremy Lynn, 26, of Williamsburg. Lynn was part of a crew picking up trash on Ky. 1804 when he fled at approximately 3:10 p.m....

Governor Bevin announces transportation funding for City of Barbourville, Knox County

During Wednesday’s Barbourville City Council meeting, Governor Matt Bevin announced $62,000 for the city of Barbourville for drainage replacement on Johnson Lane and $760,964 for Knox County in discretionary funding for area pavement improvements. The significant investment...
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Feds indict trio of Corbin residents, Jellico woman for kidnapping

A federal grand jury in London has indicted three Corbin residents and a Jellico woman for kidnapping in a 2018 case that also involved two pipe bombs and the death of a Corbin man by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. On Thursday, the federal grand jury indicted Douglas...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019

Gov. Bevin, Congressman Rogers Announce Completion of Eastern Kentucky Rings of KentuckyWired Project

Speaking at the SOAR Summit in Pikeville today, Gov. Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers announced completion of the construction phase of the KentuckyWired project in Eastern Kentucky. The announcement is another major milestone for the KentuckyWired project which, when...
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University of the Cumberlands staff participate in BRIGHT initiative

Two staff members at University of the Cumberlands were recently nominated to participate in BRIGHT Kentucky, a leadership initiative in Appalachia. Brandy Martin, Associate Director of Admissions – Recruitment, and Ryan Osborne, Development Officer, were among thousands of young...
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St. Joseph London names new President

John C. Yanes, FACHE, CPPS, has been named the new president for Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Berea. Yanes will join CHI Saint Joseph Health in this role leading the two hospitals September 9. “John has a wealth of experience as a health care executive in facilities...

A trip to ‘Estep Hollow’ on Frog Level Road made my day

Sunday I went with my wife, two daughters and grandchildren to the places in Tennessee and Virginia where my parents grew up. It had been a while since we had been there and it was an enjoyable day. On the trip one of my daughters started counting the number of Dollar General...

Government absolutely failed to protect coal miners

The situation in Harlan with miners of the Blackjewel coal company not being paid back wages is a textbook case of government flat failing to do its job, enforce the law and protect its citizens. The company declared bankruptcy weeks ago, and images of miners protesting have made...
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