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Laurel County reports two confirmed COVID-19 fatalities Wednesday, possibly three additional fatalities

The Laurel County Health Department reported two confirmed COVID-19 deaths Wednesday and possibly three additional COVID-19 deaths. “We are saddened to report two additional confirmed deaths today. Our condolences go out to the families and friends of the 62-year-old female and...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021

OpEd: Ky. General Assembly overrides the governor’s veto

The Kentucky House and Senate returned for part two of the 2021 Legislative Session. There was no shortage of activity, and my colleagues and I have been busy working for the people of the Commonwealth. One of the first tasks before us this week overriding the Governor’s vetoes...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021

Eric Dewayne “Peanut” Jones

Eric Dewayne “Peanut” Jones, age 67, of South 13th Street, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Monday, February 8, 2021 at the Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Peanut was born on June 15, 1953 in Lynch, Kentucky to the late Samuel Jones Sr. and Edith...

Sentenced to 22 years

A U.S. District Judge sentenced a Corbin man to 22 years in federal prison Tuesday for armed methamphetamine trafficking. John Helton Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Residence fire results in total loss

When Woodbine and Oak Grove fire departments arrived at a structure fire on River Road Friday morning, the roof was falling in and the structure was filled with fire, said Woodbine fire chief Rick Fore. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

Fire destroys Corbin business

Flames were coming through the roof of a local tire and auto repair shop before someone called 911. Courtesy of Corbin Fire Department Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Redhounds looking to stop three-game slide

The Corbin Redhounds are looking to get back on track following their third consecutive loss. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

News Journal wins 15 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards

The News Journal has brought home 15 awards, including a second place finish in General Excellence in the large weekly newspaper division of the Kentucky Press Association’s Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards contest. This was the first time in five years that the News...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021
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Woman, who hid drugs inside a body cavity, still incarcerated over a week later

A Williamsburg woman remains incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center where she was recently caught with drugs hidden inside a body cavity while she was being booked into the facility. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021

Electronic Edition For 2-10-2021

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