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Boyd White

Boyd White, age 86, of Cumberland Avenue, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at the Williamsburg Health and Rehab Center in Williamsburg. He was born on December 15, 1932 in Irvine, Kentucky, to the late Elias Edmondson and Bessie White.  He...

Cumberlands serves community through Pats Serve

In case anyone wondered why an unusually high number of young adults in neon T-shirts were spotted seemingly everywhere in Whitley County recently, here’s why. Approximately 1,500 students, faculty, and staff from University of the Cumberlands put their faith into action by...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
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Scenes from the annual Jack ‘O Lantern Jog

Numerous people got dressed up in costumes to take part in the annual Jack ‘O Lantern Jog four-mile race, which took place Saturday, Oct. 26, in downtown Corbin.
Posted On 30 Oct 2019

Photo Gallery: Historic Williamsburg Ghost Walk

Whitley County High School drama students helped provide dramatic narratives for the first ever Ghost Walk through historic downtown Williamsburg Monday evening. 141 people attended, which organizers hope to make an annual event.
Posted On 30 Oct 2019

Williamsburg’s Lillie Hall signs with Cumberlands for basketball

It was an important day for Williamsburg Lady Jacket Lillie Hall for a couple of different reasons. First, it’s her birthday. Second, she just signed on to become the newest member of the University of the Cumberlands women’s basketball team.

Trick-or-Treating postponed until Friday in Corbin, Saturday in Williamsburg

Local ghosts and goblins, who were planning to trick-or-treat in Williamsburg, Whitley County or Corbin on Thursday need to make new plans. The City of Williamsburg and Whitley County announced Tuesday morning that they are both postponing trick-or-treating, which had been...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019

Police recommend Halloween safety tips

Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is reminding everyone to have a happy and safe Halloween this year with the following tips to keep trick or treaters safe, including: Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers. Costumes should consist of light colors. Masks can...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019

Former Sheriff Colan Harrell gets largely good final audit report

Former Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell received a relatively good financial bill of health in regards to an audit of his 2018 financial statement, Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon announced Monday afternoon. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019

Unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates rose in 18 Kentucky counties between September 2018 and September 2019, fell in 91 – including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties – and stayed the same in 11 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019

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