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Corbin woman charged with kidnapping teen

A Corbin woman is facing a kidnapping charge after the search for a missing Knox County teen ended when sheriff’s deputies found him hiding in the basement of her home Saturday. Darlene Elliott, 57, was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 14-year-old Jacob Boyd from...

2019-2020 High School Basketball Season Preview

The following is a collection of stories previewing the 2019-2020 high school basketball season. For additional content, pick up the November 27, 2019 print edition of the News Journal. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

David Wayne Turner

David Wayne Turner, 65, passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at his home in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Turner. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 30, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Kenny Johnson officiating. Burial...

Edna Elizabeth Ross

Mrs. Edna Elizabeth Ross, age 84, of Canebrook Road, Corbin, Kentucky, wife of the late Harry Ross, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at the Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin. Following the wishes of Mrs. Ross, the family has chosen cremation. Memorial services will be...

Shirley Jean Gibson

Mrs. Shirley Jean Gibson, age 82, of Hwy 1223, Corbin, Kentucky, wife of the late Robert Lee Gibson, passed away on Tuesday morning, November 26, 2019, at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, at the Hopewell Baptist Church in...

Shellie Joetta Lawson Hash

Shellie Joetta Lawson Hash, 65, of Corbin, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019. She is survived by her three children. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, November 30, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial will be in the Smith...

Marketplace with New Businesses Opening Early 2020 in Downtown Williamsburg

As millions of Americans celebrate Small Business Saturday, University of the Cumberlands announces a host of new businesses, collectively called Marketplace on Main & 3rd, opening early next year in downtown Williamsburg. Located on the 300 block of Main Street (former...
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Wanda Jean Weaver

Ms. Wanda Jean Weaver, age 72, of Lafollette, Tennessee, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019, at the U.T. Medical Center. She was born December 31, 1946 in Wooldridge, Tennessee. Wanda was preceded in death by: daughter, Deborah Weaver; father, James “Jim” McCulley, Sr.;...