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Phillip Merl Carpenter

Phillip Merl Carpenter, age 67, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, May 1, 2020 at the Sweetwater Nursing Home in Sweetwater, Tennessee.  He was born on May 25, 1952 in Jellico, Tennessee to the late Merl L. and Rosie (Anderson) Carpenter. In addition to his...

Johnny Brent Downs

Johnny Brent Downs, age 51, of the Kentucky Hill Community of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Tuesday night, April 28, 2020 at the Tennova Healthcare – North Knoxville Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born on April 3, 1969 in La Follette, TN. He was a member of...

Mae A. Grove

Mae A. Grove, 91, Corbin, passed away Sunday morning, May 3, 2020 at her home. It was the same house in which she was born to the late Thomas M. and Edna Russell Grove. Also preceding her in death were sisters, Janice Hill and Jean Masters; and brothers, Tom Grove, Jr., E. B....

W’burg Police arrest suspect in road rage incident on I-75

A Leslie County man is facing an attempted murder charge in Whitley County after police say he fired gunshots into a tractor-trailer truck on I-75 Sunday. Williamsburg Police arrested Jerry Melton, 70, of Wooton, following a traffic stop near Exit 11. According to officers, the...

James Earl “Bud” Underwood

James Earl “Bud” Underwood, 80, formerly of Corbin, passed away Tuesday,  April 28, 2020, at Sarasota, FL. He was preceded in death by his father, Monroe Bryant Underwood; his mother, Lillie Mae Parsons Underwood; and brother, Don Underwood. He is survived by his wife of 61...

Police: Corbin man running naked at car wash was intoxicated

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Corbin man Saturday night after responding to a complaint of an intoxicated individual who was running around naked. Walter L. Harrison, 64, is facing charges of second-degree indecent exposure, third-degree terroristic threatening,...

Avonelle Church

Avonelle Church, 74, Corbin, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020, at Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. George Church. Due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, funeral and burial services will be private. For...

James Kevin Brock

James Kevin “K.B.” Brock, 60, Lily, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020. His mother, Lillian S. Brock Prewitt, survives. Due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, funeral and burial services will be private. For information about sending flowers, please call Hart...

Joie Lee

Joie Lee, age 82, Highway 92 East, Siler, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in London, Kentucky.  She was born on February 11, 1938 in Siler, Kentucky to the late Joe and Mary (Peace) Manes.  She was also preceded in death by her...

Thanks to everyone who took part in our School Spirit Week

This What’s Happening with Trevor Sherman column appeared in the April 29, 2020 print edition of the News Journal…
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