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Alexander Michael Johnson

Alexander Michael Johnson, age 27, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was born on May 6, 1992 in Jellico, Tennessee. He is survived by his wife Victoria (Baker) Johnson of Williamsburg; two children,...

CSX Corporation to repair rail crossing at KY 904 in Whitley County

CSX Corporation has advised that the railroad crossing at KY 904 (mile point 5.181) in Whitley County will be closed on parts of Tuesday, May 19, and Wednesday, May 20, according to a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet release. Work hours on both days will be from 8 a.m. – 5...
Posted On 18 May 2020
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Christopher “Chris” Burkhart

Christopher “Chris” Burkhart, 44, passed away at his home in Corbin on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his dad, Mike King; father, Malcolm Burkhart; and grandparents, Ernest and Eula Burkhart, Goldie Vanzant, and Roy and Dot King. Chris is survived by his...

Sherry Coker

Sherry Coker, age 60, of Hamilton, Ohio, formerly of Corbin, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 8, 2020 at her daughter’s residence in Hamilton, Ohio. Sherry is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Coker and parents, Harvey and Addie Jones. She is survived by...

David Carl Leach

David Carl Leach, 52, of Radcliff, Kentucky, was called home, May 13, 2020. He was born January 1, 1968 in Williamsburg, Kentucky. In his life, he was a soldier, rancher, truck driver, and singer/songwriter. He traveled the country and parts of the world, visiting most of the 50...

Clyde Leonard David Brimm

Clyde Leonard David Brimm, age 65, of Williamsburg, KY, entered his heavenly home in the early morning of Thursday, May 14, 2020. He was born May 14, 1955 in Whitley County, KY, to the late Jack W. and Anita Delores Ellis Brimm. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by...

What’s Happening: Could we truly be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel?

Last week Governor Andy Beshear made some very exciting announcements regarding the re-opening of businesses and organizations in the Commonwealth as we continue to move toward getting life back to normal in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Williamsburg Little League season will likely be canceled, city council told

Under the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s COVID-19 reopening plan, outdoor youth sports will be allowed to resume on June 15, but the little league baseball and softball season in Williamsburg doesn’t look like it is going to happen this summer. Williamsburg City Councilwoman Patty...
Posted On 18 May 2020

OpEd: Do your patriotic duty, complete your census

(By Rocky Adkins, Senior Advisor to Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear) Kentuckians, we are facing unprecedented times. Thanks to your sacrifices and the leadership of Gov. Andy Beshear and all of Team Kentucky, we will get through this together. As we thoughtfully look forward to...
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KSP investigating missing McCreary County child

Kentucky State Police are investigating a possible child abduction that occurred in McCreary County Sunday morning. The initial investigation indicates that Briana Ylisa Giovannini, 30, of Las Vegas, Nevada, unlawfully took her non-custodial son, nine-year-old Silas Fallen, from...
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