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Knox, Laurel, Bell and Whitley County COVID-19 incidence rates all among top 12 highest in state Friday

Knox, Laurel, Bell and Whitley County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Friday that were among the top 12 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Friday that eight new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes four...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021

Williamsburg’s Mikkah Siler named 13th Region Player of the Year

Williamsburg Lady Jackets senior basketball player Mikkah Siler will be one of 16 finalists for 2021 Miss Basketball after being named 13th Region Player of the Year. Siler and the other players of the year in each of the 16 regions were chosen by the Kentucky Association of...

Williamsburg man charged with sexual abuse of 6-year-old

A Williamsburg man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing a 6-year-old relative. 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

Mary “Vada” Monday Gross

Mary “Vada” Monday Gross of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Gross. The visitation will be held at Hart Funeral Home in on Saturday, March 13, from 12 – 2 P.M.  Funeral services will take place at 2 P.M....

Billy M. Karr

Billy M. Karr, 74, of Lily, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Baptist Health Corbin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Magdalene Lewis Karr. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 10, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Daniel Sears and Dennis Karr officiating....

Forcht Bank honors long-time employees

 Forcht Bank Chairman Terry Forcht presents a “15 Years of Service” award to Haley Gabbard, of Williamsburg. Forcht presents another “15 Years of Service” award to Dena Sutton, of Williamsburg. Forcht Bank was recently named to the 17th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021
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W’burg City Council agrees to lease property for veteran’s treatment facilty

The Williamsburg City Council is moving forward with efforts to help land a privately-owned facility to treat veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse in the city. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021

Williamsburg 2021 Basketball Homecoming Queen announced

Mikkah Siler, a senior basketball player, was announced as the 2021 Williamsburg Basketball Homecoming Queen on March 2. The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets defeated the Pineville Mountain Lions 84-78.