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Robert Doyle Cox

Robert Doyle Cox, age 81, of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away Friday evening, November 22, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Knoxville, TN, surrounded by his family. He was born on October 2, 1938, at Elk Valley, TN, to the late Alonzo Cox and Alice (Freeman) Cox. He was a...

Corbin man sentenced to community service for stealing animal shelter donation jar

By Samantha Walden for the News Journal A Corbin man was arrested in the theft of a Knox-Whitley Humane Association donation jar in Corbin on Friday, November 22. Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith and SGT Carl Bolton located Troy Grubb, 36 of Corbin, inside one of the apartments at...

Community Thanksgiving meal to be served tonight at Corbin High School

The Community Thanksgiving meal will be served 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the cafeteria at Corbin High School. The event, which is free and open to the public, is the brainchild of Corbin High School Assistant Principal Steve Jewell. Heater Martinez, grant coordinator at the high...

Regional championship football game marred in controversy after Paintsville personnel makes contact with Williamsburg player on sideline

Friday’s regional championship football game between the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets and the Paintsville Tigers was a classic, but now many people are wondering what could come of a controversial moment that took place on the sideline between the Yellow Jackets’ star...

Dr. Roemer Dobson (Dobby) Pitman

Surrounded by his family, Dr. Roemer Dobson (Dobby) Pitman, 87, passed lovingly into the arms of his Creator, November 21, 2019 at 12:35pm in Collierville, Tn., after a brief illness. Born October 4, 1932 in Memphis, Tennessee, he is preceded in death by his parents, Henry...

Study: Kentucky ranked among 10 ‘dumbest states in America’

A new study finds Kentucky is the No. 42 smartest state in the U.S. Studies show that about 2 in 3 Americans say they are smarter than the average person, but not everybody can be right. To help determine who is really the smartest, SafeHome.org today released a study ranking the...
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Dorothy Christine Baird

Ms. Dorothy Christine Baird, age 93, of Jellico, Tennessee (Wooldridge Community), passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at the North Knoxville Medical Center. She was born December 21, 1925, in Jellico, Tennessee.  Dorothy was a very loving mother, grandmother and...

Whitley County High School land-judging team wins state title

The Whitley County High School Land-Judging team captured first place in state competition recently against 24 other Kentucky teams. Team members pictured above, back row: Jacob Hensley, Naythan Jewell, Daniel Conway; front row: Leslie Monhollen and Chelsey Logan. The team...
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Hometown Bank donates to local sports teams

Hometown Bank hosted the preseason Hometown Hoopfest at the O. Wayne Rollins Center on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands last Saturday. Hometown Bank President Tim Barnes made donations, on behalf of the bank, to four local teams participating in the event. Above,...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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Arvin D. Rickett

Arvin D. Rickett, age 60, of Columbia, Kentucky (formerly of  Williamsburg), departed this life on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital, in Glasgow, Kentucky.  He was born on January 11, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan to Porty Rickett and Helen (Reynolds)...