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Public’s help sought to locate Pizza Hut thief

Williamsburg Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating this man, who is believed responsible for the theft of a cash register and its contents from the Williamsburg Pizza Hut restaurant in Williamsburg Monday morning. The theft was reported about 10:43 a.m....
Posted On 01 Feb 2021

Beshear announces third straight week of decline in COVID cases in Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s third straight week of declining number of cases and its fourth day in a row with a positivity rate below 9 percent. Whitley County The Whitley County Health Department announced 49 additional COVID–19 cases since Friday, bringing the...

Dead body found in missing W’burg woman’s apartment; boyfriend charged with murder Monday

A Williamsburg missing person case turned into a homicide investigation Monday after police found what they believe to be the victim’s remains inside her apartment, and arrested her boyfriend, John P. Meadows, for murder. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird, who is the...
Posted On 01 Feb 2021

Glen Edward Rountree

Glen Edward Rountree, age 73, of Glen Rountree Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at the Jellico Medical Center in Jellico, Tennessee. Glen was born on February 23, 1947 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Lonnie and Annie (Moses)...

Jerry Wayne Jackson

Jerry Wayne Jackson, age 65, of Log Cabin Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on January 4, 2021 at his home. He was born on March 13, 1955 in Pineville, Kentucky to Thurman and Vivian (Bryant) Jackson. He was preceded in death by his father, Thurman Jackson and...

Jack Douglas Crabtree

Jack Douglas Crabtree, 92, of Corbin, KY, passed away Friday morning, January 29, 2021 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Helen Chandler Crabtree. A graveside service was held on Sunday, January 31, at Rest Haven Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Frost officiating. Vankirk-Grisell...

Corbin Police searching for man who stole cash register from Taco Bell

Corbin Police are searching for a man who ran out of the Taco Bell on Cumberland Falls Highway with a cash register Monday morning. The incident occurred just after 11 a.m.   Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the black male had gotten out of a...

Lowell E. Poore

Lowell E. Poore, age 85, of Corbin, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. His wife, Wilma Jean Parker Poore, survives. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 2, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral...

Andrew “Andy” Silcox

Andrew “Andy” Silcox, age 81, of the Wooldridge Community, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was born February 22, 1939 in Jellico, Tennessee. Andrew is preceded in death by sons, Andrew Silcox, Michael Silcox, and Cody Silcox; daughter, Robin...

Teddy Ray Marlow

Teddy Ray Marlow, age 73, of Lafollette, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 at his home. He was born August 25, 1947 in Jellico, Tennessee. Teddy is preceded in death by his father, Robert “Bob” Marlow and mother, Mae Whitson Marlow. He is survived by his wife:...
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