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Results from final night of 2019 Cumberland Falls Invitational

The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets avoided an 0-3 record while the host Corbin Redhounds ended this year’s CFIT on a disappointing note Monday.

Knox deputy responding to suspicious vehicle complaint finds intoxicated man in stolen truck

A suspicious vehicle complaint in the parking lot of a Corbin church last week led to the recovery of a truck reported stolen out of Laurel County and the arrest of a Tennessee man wanted on an escape charge out of Louisville. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the...

Robert Christopher Coleman Henson

Robert Christopher Coleman Henson, age 74, of Corbin, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at his home in Corbin. Visitation will be from 6-8pm on Friday, January 3, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, January 4, at the...

James “Jim” Blakley

James “Jim” Blakley, also known as “Soap”, 78, of Ainsworth, passed away on December 24, 2019 at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. James Junior Blakley was born on January 17, 1941 in Nevisdale, Kentucky, the son of James Etheridge and Effie Marie...

Gary Lee Bowlin

Mr. Gary Lee Bowlin, age 72, of Fortville, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at the Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Fishers, Indiana.  He was born May 1, 1947 in Jellico, Tennessee. Gary was preceded in death by: his father, Sterling Bowlin; mother, Ollie Arnett...

Tony McCullough

Mr. Tony McCullough, age 72, of Frakes, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, at the Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born May 19, 1947 in Valley Creek, Tennessee. Tony was preceded in death by: granddaughter, Carrie Sue McCullough; father, Caryles...

Betty Jean Lay Mars

Peacefully, Betty Jean Lay Mars, passed away in Williamsburg, Kentucky, on December 27, 2019, at the age of 90. Betty was born on January 2, 1929 in LaFollette, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford Lay and Gertrude Alexander Lay; her brothers, Clifford...

Frances “Betty” Wells

Frances “Betty” Wells, age 93, of Corbin, passed away December 28, 2019 at Baptist Health of Corbin. She was born July 16, 1926 in Richmond, VA, to the late James T. Smith and Iva Broach Smith. She was a member of First Baptist Church, a lifetime member of American Legion post 88...

Election filing deadline moved up to Jan. 10

Those thinking about running for Corbin City Commission or Williamsburg City Council next year are going to have less time to decide than in prior years. A recent change to the law moves Kentucky’s election filing deadline for these offices from the last Tuesday of January 2020...
Posted On 30 Dec 2019

Benfield named new code enforcement officer in Corbin

Just shy of three months since Mike Mahan stepped down as Corbin’s code enforcement officer, the position will be officially filled as Lawrence Benefield begins his tenure on Jan. 2. “I look at this job as a way to grow,” said Benfield, who has spent 10 years in residential...
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