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Ben C Bunch

Ben C. Bunch, age 89, of Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was born on October 24, 1929 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to Therman Bunch and Cora (Vanderpool) Bunch. He was preceded in death by his parents,...

Joseph Robertson

Joseph Robertson, 63, of Corbin, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Continue Care Hospital. Born in Bluefield, West Virginia, he had worked in machine repairs for the coal mines. He was a member of Central Baptist Church. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde...

Ronny Ranzey Smith

Ronny Ranzey Smith, 81, of Reading, Ohio, formerly of the Alsile community, moved into Heaven on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 leaving his wife of 58 years, Mrs. Cleda Parks Smith; his children, Dedria Smith Miller and husband, Duane, of Williamsburg and Tim Smith and his wife,...

Frank Edward Duncan

Frank Edward Duncan, 81, of Corbin, passed away Thursday evening, October 17, 2019 at the Christian Health Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Byrge Duncan. Funeral service was held Monday, October 21 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial was at Cumberland...

Tabatha Ann Heath

Tabatha Ann Heath, 49, of Corbin passed away Friday morning, October 18, 2019 at Baptist Health Corbin. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth L. Heath. Her visitation will begin at noon Tuesday, October 22 at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Her funeral will follow at 2pm there...

Whitley Co. School District finishes fiscal year with $2.1 million balance

The Whitley County Board of Education received a clean financial bill of health during its regular monthly meeting Thursday evening. The board approved the 2018-2019 audit report by the accounting firm of Marr, Miller & Myers, which noted the district ended the 2018-2019...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019

W’burg City Council votes to join class action opioid-related lawsuit

The Williamsburg City Council voted Monday evening that it wants to be part of national litigation against some pharmaceutical-related companies in regards to the opioid crisis. During its monthly meeting Monday evening, the council met in executive session for about 25 minutes...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019

Cumberlands on-campus enrollment up 33 percent

With the fall semester in full swing, on-campus undergraduate enrollment at University of the Cumberlands is up 33 percent to 1,806 students. The news comes a year after the school announced that it was slashing tuition costs by 57 percent. The increase is due to a significant...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019
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Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning in Corbin closing its doors

After 27 years, an iconic downtown Corbin business is closing its doors. Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning at the corner of North Main and Gordon Street will permanently close at the end of business on Oct. 25. Owner Jennifer Wyatt said the building in which she and her husband Doug started...