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Barbara Sue Dolan Lunsford

Barbara Sue Dolan Lunsford, 69, of Whitley City, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020.  She was the wife of Charles Lunsford. Memorial services will be held from 5 – 8 P.M. Tuesday, June 30, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel. CDC guidelines are posted at the funeral home for those...

First arrest made in connection with Friday pursuit of stolen vehicle

A car chase involving a stolen vehicle early Friday morning, which ended near Hightop Road, resulted in an arrest Sunday night of a Corbin woman. Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley said this is the first of several arrests that are expected to be made in connection with the...

This Fourth of July, remember: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

 This Independence Day, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind drivers that “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.” Unfortunately, this summertime celebration creates dangerous road conditions when...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020
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Yard sale donations needed for Knox–Whitley Humane Association

If you have gotten a late start on your spring cleaning, or have accumulated some gently used items that you no long need, the Knox–Whitley Humane Association will gladly accept them as it prepares for its yard sale and adopt-a-thon on July 25. Director Melissa McElroy said...

Historically Speaking: Domestic Military Action

(OpEd By Dr. James Finck, who is a Professor of History at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and Chair of the Oklahoma Civil War Symposium. For daily history posts Follow Historically Speaking at www.Historicallyspeaking.blog or on Facebook.) If you read this column,...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020
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W’burg waterpark slated to open on Wednesday, July 1

It’s official. The Kentucky Splash waterpark is opening this summer. “We are going to open July 1. We are in the process of getting it COVID-19 ready right now,” Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said Friday afternoon. “We have been working as if we were going to open. We have...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020

For many folks, COVID-19 appears to already be a thing of the past

Let me preface this column by saying I am not a medical expert, and my intention here is not to give my “professional opinion” about anything concerning the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With that being said, it is clear to me that a large chunk of our population is simply no longer...

May Queens to be crowned in July; candidates announced and voting has begun

The year 2020 has been a year like no other in recent years. Most planned events have been canceled. Louisville didn’t have the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May, and Corbin didn’t get to have the beloved traditional May Day Festival! After much discussion The Ossoli...

Goldie Kathleen Johnson

Goldie Kathleen Johnson, age 96, of Corbin, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 in Corbin. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Gayle Ann Cobb; grandson, Allen Johnson; parents, Robert and Mattie Elam; sisters, Lona Donaldson, Imogene Donaldson, Evelyn Asher, and Murrell...
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