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Wilma Hudson Bryant

Wilma Hudson Bryant, age 85,  of New Zion Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on February 16, 2020, at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on November 18, 1934, in Williamsburg, Kentucky, to the late Alonzo and Flora (Lovett) Hudson. In addition to her...

Pauline Smith

Pauline Smith, age 99, of Circle Avenue, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at her home. She was born on September 10, 1920, in Whitley County, Kentucky, to the late George and Susan (Carroll) Rains. She was also preceded in death by her...

John “Buddy” R Woods

John “Buddy” R. Woods, 82, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at UK Medical Center in Lexington. Born in Laurel County, KY, Buddy was the son of the late Jesse Woods and Allie Lee. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Doris Jane Woods. Buddy and his wife, Rhoda, had...

Rogers largely to thank for flood control projects that saved local towns

So what would downtown Williamsburg have looked like in recent days if the floodwall hadn’t been in place? “I think we would have been riding a boat down Third Street taking pictures,” said Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses to this reporter’s question early...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020

Former Corbin Utilities Commission worker files suit against the agency

A former Corbin Utilities employee with 27 years of service to the company is suing the utilities commission and its members for wrongful termination and violation of the Kentucky Whistleblower Act. Melissa Finley, who served as office manager and bookkeeper, filed the lawsuit in...

Nick Wilson picks up one vote at his first tribal council on Survivor premier

  The 20 contestants that kicked off Survivor: Winners at War were whittled down to 18 during Wednesday’s two-hour season premier, and Whitley County’s Nick Wilson is still in the game after his Dakal Tribe had its first tribal council. The episode opened with the...

Retha Mae Randolph

Retha Mae Randolph, age 76, of Williamsburg, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. She was of the Baptist faith. Retha enjoyed watching soap operas and Kentucky Wildcat Basketball. She also enjoyed gardening and working in her flowers. She is...

Whitley County man pleads guilty to using Facebook to threaten federal witness

A Whitley County man has pleaded guilty in federal court to using Facebook to threaten a witness in an ATF investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine. Kenneth Andrew Dodd, 28, pleaded guilty Feb. 12 to charges set out in an information. According to the information,...

Ruby Jones

Ruby Jones, 97, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 in Woodstock, GA. She was the wife of the late Wymer Jones. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Croley Funeral Home.

Rhonda Gail Rountree Cox

Rhonda Gail Rountree Cox, age 58, departed this life on February 14, 2020 at the Saint Joseph Hospital in London, Kentucky. She was born on March 28, 1961 to Henry and Wanda Rountree. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Wanda Rountree, and daughter, Carla Nicole...
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