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Friday Night Highlights: Oct. 18, 2019

The following are week 9 results for coverage area high school football teams…

Helen Christine “Chris” Rains Fletcher

Helen Christine “Chris” Rains Fletcher was born in Williamsburg, KY, on February 15, 1924 to Jerry M. and Hattie Bradford Rains. Her brothers were Jerry, Joe and Al. Chris proudly told everyone she was from Yaden, Kentucky, where she spent her childhood. Chris died on September...

Minnie Leanora Carter

Minnie Leanora Carter, age 82, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at her home. She was born July 12, 1937 to the late Ezra and Ida Mae Morgan Caddell. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by many brothers and sisters. She is survived by her...

Max Allen Mathes

Max Allen Mathes, 82, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the VA Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. Mr. Mathes was born on November 29, 1936 in Corbin, Kentucky, to the late Alvin Forest Mathes and Mae Haskew Mathes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death...

W’burg police focus on drug trafficking at local motels

A Tennessee man, who allegedly ran from police while handcuffed, was arrested at a Williamsburg motel early Tuesday morning on charges ranging from escape to unlawful imprisonment. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor arrested Jason C. Johnson, 36, of Athens, about 3:41 a.m....
Posted On 18 Oct 2019

Over 265 Jeeps pouring into W’burg for Jeep Jamboree

Once again, Williamsburg will be hosting the largest Jeep Jamboree in the nation with more than 265 Jeeps and 460 people pouring into town later this week for the 26th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree. “I know for the last five years we have been the largest,”...
Posted On 18 Oct 2019

Suspicious vehicle complaint leads to heroin bust

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people late Saturday night after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle outside a north Corbin business led to the discovery of suspected heroin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated that...

Bevin, Rogers celebrate new training center

It was standing room only as United States Congressman Hal Rogers and Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, along with Senate President Robert Stivers, Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell, KCEOC President Paul Dole, and Mayor David Thompson took to the stage Saturday morning. The event,...
Posted On 18 Oct 2019
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