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The following guest editorial, written by Kathy Kiely, also appeared in the October 9, 2019 print edition of the News Journal…
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Photo Gallery: River Fog Festival makes successful return

The Second Annual River Fog Festival made a successful return to Williamsburg Saturday evening drawing big crowds to hear Larah Helayne, Joslyn & The Sweet Compression, and Jordan Allen and The Bellwethers. The event also featured three craft beer breweries, three food...
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Mary Ann “Aggie” (Gregorich) Allendorf

Mary Ann “Aggie” (Gregorich) Allendorf, 80, of Livonia, MI, formerly of Corbin, passed away August 21, 2019. She is survived by her husband Tod Allendorf. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 12 at Pine Hill Cemetery, led by Father Mike Weglicki....

Opal Leach

Opal Leach was born on November 19, 1925 in Jellico, TN. Heaven began rejoicing on October 4, 2019 when she left her earthly home and was received by her Lord and Savior. She was a lifelong servant of the Lord and concerned for her family, coworkers, and all to know her Savior....

Toby Wayne Johnson

Toby Wayne Johnson, 63, of Brush Arbor, Williamsburg, KY departed this life on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born on September 4, 1956 in Pineville, KY to the late Homer and Eva Mae (Cox) Johnson. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Gary...

Jimmie Mullis-Peace Wissing

Jimmie Mullis–Peace Wissing, 94, wife of Art Wissing of Louisville, KY, passed peacefully Thursday, October 3, 2019, surrounded by her family. The funeral service for “Miss Jimmie” was held Monday, October 7 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed the service at the...

Brandy Jean Brummett

Brandy Jean Brummett, 40, 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. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed cooking, fishing, loved kids and time with family. Her...

Judge refuses to suppress Courtney Taylor’s statement to police

Jurors will be able to hear Courtney Taylor’s nearly 90-minute statement to police from her hospital bed in part explaining why she killed her husband and her two daughters. Part of the reason she killed her husband was that she blamed him in part for going through most of her...
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Should Kentucky consider allowing spouses to sue ‘home wreckers?’

There’s been a story circulating nationally this week about a North Carolina man who won a $750,000 judgment against his wife’s lover for ruining their marriage. I was intrigued. I had to know how this was possible. Apparently, there are seven states in the US (Mississippi, North...

Knox County Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Jason William Graves, 40, of Gray, Ky., pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm on Tuesday. Graves, who was previously convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm in 2013, acknowledged that he illegally possessed two firearms on June 23, 2019. Graves...
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