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Wanda June Hill

Wanda June Hill, age 71, of Millertown Road, Rockholds, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky.  She was born on October 5, 1948 in Whitley County, Kentucky, to the late Hancer Madison and Hazel Marie (Spurlock) Hill. She...

W’burg Police Chief explains, defends CBD gummy Facebook posts

Williamsburg police are defending Facebook posts Saturday night warning parents to check their children’s Halloween candy carefully following a report from a parent that their child’s trick-or-treat candy contained a CBD gummy bear. “I hate that it caused parents to feel like we...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

Following protest, Corbin City Commission changing Ky. Avenue back to ‘the way it was’

Sometimes when the public speaks, government actually listens. Case in point there were over a dozen members of First Christian Church, who complained to the Corbin City Commission during a special meeting Friday morning about the city’s recent changes to Kentucky Avenue. The...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

Forest Service waives recreation fees for Veteran’s Day

Nov. 6, 2019 – In honor of Veterans Day, the Daniel Boone National Forest will waive fees at several recreation areas. The fee waivers apply to all forest visitors at designated locations. “We want to especially recognize our nation’s veterans and enlisted military members on...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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Legal Notices for 11-6-19

PUBLIC NOTICE: Gilbert Tire, 9252 US Hwy 25 S, Corbin, Ky 40701, 606-523-5782 has a mechanic lien on a 2018 Ford F350 vin# 1FT8W3DT3JEC23385 owned by Joshua Burke, 2789 Lily Road, Lily, Ky 40744 with lien being held by PNC Bank, 14790 N US Hwy 25 E, Corbin, Ky 40701. This vehicle...

Master Commissioner Sales 11-6-19

COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY 34TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHITLEY CIRCUIT COURT DIVISION I CIVIL ACTION NO. 19-CI-219 COMMUNITY TRUST BANK, INC., PLAINTIFF, VS. EARNEST COLLETT, DECEASED; AVRA COLLETT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AVRA COLLETT; AND MONTANA COLLETT, DEFENDANTS. NOTICE OF COMMISSIONER’S...

Whitley County has higher than expected election turnout

A total of 36.3 percent of Whitley County voters went to the polls on Election Day to cast their ballots and overwhelmingly threw their support to incumbent Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz said that she was pleased with the voter turnout Tuesday,...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

Ceremony planned Friday to remember Whitley County teen killed in ATV crash last month

Whitley County High School Junior Fisher Barton was a person who never met a stranger, always had a smile on his face and was someone who would go out of his way to help anyone, according to friends. The life of the Junior Class Vice-President, member of the school’s 2019 skeet...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

W’burg mayor needs Kentucky’s help to beat Tennessee Saturday

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison needs the public’s help Saturday to beat Tennessee. Harrison said that he was recently contacted by Jellico Mayor Dwight Osbourne challenging him to take part in a food drive of University of Kentucky fans vs. University of Tennessee fans. The...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

W’burg City Council approves resolution to seek $330,000 in FEMA funding

The Williamsburg City Council approved a resolution Monday night, which will allow it to start applying for reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for various road repairs caused by water issues over the last year. “Bottom line, it is a resolution so we...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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