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Spike in new COVID-19 cases prompts school officials to delay return to in-person learning

Students across Whitley County who had planned to return to in-person classes at area schools for the first time since early March will have to wait a little longer.

Williamsburg icon Bill Freeman passes away; funeral set for Friday

Williamsburg native Bill Freeman lived a full life, working over 40 years at what was then Cumberland College wearing several hats during his tenure. In addition, he served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, served on the Williamsburg Independent Board of Education, was a...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020

Williamsburg hoping to have Halloween trick or treating

Williamsburg officials are hoping to hold trick or treating next month for Halloween, but are awaiting word from Frankfort before making a final decision. Williamsburg City Councilwoman Patty Faulkner told the council Thursday that she is being bombarded with questions about...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020

Celebrating 30 years: Powers bros. speak about the past three decades as owners of Maiden Drug Store

Maiden Drug has been a staple of the downtown Williamsburg scene for decades. Families in the area have depended on Maiden for their prescription needs for generations, and for the past 30 years brothers Jonathan and Roger Powers have been proud to carry on that tradition as...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020
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OpEd: Kentucky students must know the Edison behind the light bulb

(OpEd by Jim Waters, who is president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free-market think tank. Read previous columns at He can be reached at and @bipps on Twitter.) It’s as if the creators of...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020