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Shirley Faye (Carroll) Lawson

Shirley Faye (Carroll) Lawson, age 80, of Jellico, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Shirley was born on January 16, 1941 to the late Jim Carroll and Dorothy (Reynolds) Carroll in Jellico, TN. Her paternal grandparents were the...

Gorman Jones Roberts Sr.

Gorman Jones Roberts, Sr., 96, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 11, 2021. Gorman was born on May 18, 1924 in Knoxville, TN, the only child of Thomas Jefferson and Dorothy Jones Roberts. He grew up in Williamsburg, KY where his father was president of the...

Colonel Players bring home EKDAS Festival awards

Whitley County High School’s Colonel Players brought home several honors during the 12th Annual Eastern Kentucky Dramatic Arts Society (EKDAS) Festival, which was held Saturday at Whitley County High School. The Whitley County Colonel Players play “In the Garden of the Selfish...
Posted On 29 Apr 2021

Rally time…

When the Corbin Lady Redhounds Softball team is looking for a two-out RBI hit, or one of the players needs a pick-me-up after a tough play, the dugout gets colorful and exotic. A flamingo, chipmunk, cow, giraffe, bunny, chicken, and even a giant red cowboy hat are among the...

Whitley Co. gets new alert system

If a tornado is spotted in Whitley County, or flash flooding has closed a road, Whitley County leaders now have the means to inform the public directly about it. The Whitley County Fiscal Court unanimously approved a contract with Reach Alert for a notification system during its...

Primary school getting $750k roundabout

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on April 21 that $23 million had been committed for school highway safety projects a cross the state. Of the $23 million, $750,000 will be coming to Corbin in the form of a roundabout near Corbin Primary School. Read this story and more for just $.99...

Everybody knew Nannie’s name in Williamsburg

Chances are that if you lived or worked in Williamsburg for very long, and you heard someone mention the name “Nannie,” then you immediately knew who they were talking about. Nannie Hays was a Williamsburg icon. Many knew her from her days as the beloved longtime band teacher at...
Posted On 29 Apr 2021