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Henry Rodney Lease Jr.

Henry Rodney Lease, Jr., 89, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019 in Corbin. Born December 22, 1929 in Tampa, Florida, he was the son of the late Henry Rodney Lease and Mary Jane Hall Lease. He was also preceded in death by brother Charles Lease, and sister Shirley Doty. He...
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Mima Tidwell Anderson

Mima Tidwell Anderson, 83, of the Lot-Mud Creek Community of Whitley County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday morning, September 24, 2019 at the Beech Tree Manor in Jellico, Tennessee. She was born on November 18, 1935 to the late Joe Tidwell and Betty (Branam) Tidwell. Her maternal...
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Tammy Owens Frazier

Tammy Owens Frazier, 60, of Morley, Tennessee passed away, Friday, September 27, 2019 at her home. She was born September 23, 1959 in Jellico, Tennessee. Tammy was preceded in death by daughter, Becky Loveday; father, Sterling Owens; mother, Bernice Hatfield Owens Edwards. She is...
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Brandy Jean Brummett

Brandy Jean Brummett, 40, of Atlanta, GA, formerly of Woodbine, KY was born in Barbourville, KY on October 19, 1978 to Roger Brummett and Debra Elliott and departed this life in Atlanta, GA. She was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed cooking, fishing, and loved kids and time with...
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Joy Lou Napier Brewer

Joy Lou Napier Brewer, of Corbin, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Baptist Health in Corbin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rondal Brewer and by her parents, Sylvan Napier and Mamie Clark Napier. Joy is survived by her son, Andrew Brewer and by her sisters,...
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Janice Faye Huber

Janice Faye Huber, 66, of Orlando, Florida departed this life on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the Advent Hospital in East Orlando, FL. She was born on July 14, 1953 in Jellico, Tennessee to the late Luther and Viola (Smith) Hamblin. Janice is survived by her husband, David...
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Whitley County students fair well on state assessments

Students across the Whitley County school district exceeded state averages in nearly every subject area of assessment on state proficiency tests last school year, according to Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) assessment results that were released statewide Tuesday. Whitley East...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019

Last Corbin City Yard Sale of ’19 to be held Saturday

The last opportunity to sell off those unneeded items, or find a bargain is Saturday as the monthly Corbin City Yard Sale comes to a close for the year. The event will kick off at 8 a.m. along Depot Street between Fifth and Gordon Street. “Vendors may begin setting up at 7 a.m.,”...

Corbin man indicted on sexual abuse charges

A Corbin man was indicted Friday in Knox County on four counts of sexual abuse involving a single victim. Edward R. Clark, 49, is facing four counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to the indictment, Clark allegedly subjected the individual, who was 13 at the time of the...

Corbin Traditional Building dedicated Saturday

Corbin Independent Schools’ officials and members of the community officially brought the curtain down on the school system’s construction and renovation efforts Saturday at the dedication ceremony for the Corbin Traditional Building on Kentucky Ave. After a $7 million...