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Floyd W Moses

Floyd W. Moses, age 75, of West Highway 204, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Williamsburg Health and Rehab Center. He was born on November 7, 1944 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Herbert and Una (Davis) Moses. In addition to...

University of the Cumberlands listed one of safest colleges nationwide

The safety of a college matters. In a time when crime seems to be on the rise, safety has understandably become a major concern for prospective college students and their parents. In recent years, University of the Cumberlands instigated additional measures to improve security on...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020
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UC to host NFL legend Drew Brees for Excellence in Leadership Series

NFL legend and Super Bowl champion and MVP Drew Brees will be the keynote speaker for this year’s University of the Cumberlands’ Excellence in Leadership Series, which is sponsored by The Forcht Group of Kentucky. The event will be held on Cumberlands’ campus on Tuesday, April 7,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020
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Operation Christmas Child was a success; Corbin donors vital

To the Editor: I am writing to thank Corbin residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in Corbin and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020
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Sports betting would be a good gamble to take

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to allow betting on sporting events across the board in 2018, there’s been high interest in the idea. Initially relegated to Nevada, it’s now been approved by 20 states....

‘No one deserves to suffer at the hands of these two again,’ mother tells judge

“No one deserves to suffer at the hands of these two again,” Michelle Marlow’s mother, Anna Rigney, told Whitley Circuit Judge Paul Winchester Tuesday afternoon during the sentencing hearing for her daughter’s two killers. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020

W’burg man accused of breaking into unoccupied apartment

A Williamsburg man is facing burglary and drug charges after being found inside a Williamsburg apartment early Monday morning that was supposed to be empty. Williamsburg Police Officer Johnny Fulton arrested Derrick Otis Taylor, 50, and charged him with second-degree burglary,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020

Pretrial hearing set in child rape case

A Corbin man is scheduled to appear in Knox Circuit Court on Friday to face a nine-count grand jury indictment charging him with an assortment of sexual abuse offenses. Carl Wayne Weddle, 36, was indicted by a Knox County grand jury on three counts of Rape in the First Degree for...

Ruth Turner

Ruth Turner, 87, of Corbin, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Baptist Health Corbin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Turner. A graveside service will be held at 12 P.M. Saturday, January 25, at Turner Family Cemetery in Hyden, Kentucky. Visitation will...

James E Prewitt

James E. Prewitt, 60, departed this life on January 21, 2020 in his home. He is survived by his wife, Beulah Prewitt of Corbin. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 24, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Dorsey King and Bro. Tim Prewitt officiating....
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