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Roy Lee Carr

Roy Lee Carr, age 78, of Highway 92 East, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his home.  He was born on November 28, 1940 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Drew and Della (Lawson) Carr. He was also preceded in death by his brothers,...

Henry Howard Sears

Henry Howard Sears, age 69, of the Louden community, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky.  He was born on November 24, 1949 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to Garfield Sears and Dora (Carr) Sears. He was...

Larry Randle Barton

Larry Randle Barton, age 50, of Cemetery Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.  He was born on June 13, 1969 in Norwood, Ohio to George Randle Barton and Nancy Faye (Smith) Barton. He was...

Whitley County’s Elaine Stott joins Vokai tribe in ‘Survivor’ shakeup

The last four “Survivor” recaps have focused on the Lairo Tribe as Whitley County’s Elaine Stott was a member. However, the focus now switches to the Vokai as a shakeup in the beginning of Wednesday night’s fifth episode of “Survivor: Island of the Idols.” The Lairo Tribe had...

Grace Goodhue Boggs

Grace Goodhue Boggs, age 86, departed this life Tuesday, October 22, 2019.  Born on January 9, 1933, in Jackson County, KY, Mrs. Boggs graduated from McKee High School and Midway College. Following her marriage, she lived in Corbin, London, and Lexington, KY. She worked in...

U of C Homecoming celebrations are planned for Friday, Saturday

University of the Cumberlands’ homecoming celebrations are just around the corner! On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, it’ll be all about peace, love, and University of the Cumberlands. Activities for all ages will be provided. All Cumberlands alumni are welcome to enjoy the...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019

Cumberland Falls Farm hosting Hammer-in forging event Saturday

Would-be blacksmiths and blade smiths, or anyone who has ever had the desire to pick up a hammer and forge a piece of metal will have that opportunity Saturday at the second annual Cumberland Falls Farm Hammer-in. General Manager Dale Stewart said he has been to similar events in...

Update: Free W’burg ‘Ghost Walk’ postponed until Monday, Oct. 28

Update: The free Williamsburg Ghost Walk in Historic Downtown Williamsburg, which had originally been set for Saturday, Oct. 26, has now been delayed until Monday, Oct. 28 due to a forecast for heavy rains, which are expected Saturday evening. Are any of the historic buildings in...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019

Laforest accepts 25-year prison offer in sodomy, incest, sex abuse case

A Corbin man, who is accused of sodomizing, sexually abusing and having sexual intercourse with a female relative under the age of 12, will be spending at least the next two decades behind bars. James Laforest, 34, had been scheduled to stand trial Wednesday but instead entered...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019

Grand jury hands down 45-count indictment against Lovitt

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted the suspended executive director of the Williamsburg Housing Authority Monday morning on 45 criminal charges related to a series of thefts from that governmental entity. The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted James R. Lovitt, 52, of...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019
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