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Corbin Police find meth hidden under hood of SUV

Corbin Police arrested a Williamsburg woman and a Keavy man after locating more than four ounces of crystal methamphetamine hidden in the engine compartment of their SUV. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...

Joshua Edward Morris

Joshua Edward Morris, age 30, of Hyden Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Monday, May 3, 2021 at his home. Joshua was born on March 17, 1989 in Jellico, Tennessee to the late Jessie and Henrietta (Bray) Morris. He is survived by his son, Mason Morris of London,...

Doris Susan Stephens

Doris Susan Stephens, age 91, of Watts Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at her home. Doris was born on July 1, 1929 in Whitley County, Kentucky to the late Alvin and Oliver Susan (Patrick) Taylor.  In addition to her parents, she was...

Kathleen Starr Lear

Kathleen Starr Lear, 58, of Corbin, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at the home of her daughter. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 7, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Gilbert officiating. Messages to the family may be written at...

Della Jean Hutton Hartman

Della Jean Hutton Hartman, age 73, of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at her home in Corbin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald D. Hartman. Visitation will be held from 12noon until 2pm on Saturday, May 8, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where her...

William Eugene LaFountaine

William Eugene LaFountaine, age 75, of Gray, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021 at the hospice center in Hazard, Kentucky. He is survived by his daughter, Kari Culley. Visitation will be from 5-7pm on Friday, May 7, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where his funeral...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic open today at Kentucky Splash Waterpark

Wild Health is offering free COVID-19 vaccines at the Kentucky Splash Waterpark in Williamsburg today, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone 16 years old or above. The vaccines are free and no insurance is required. No appointment is...

The May Day Festival goes virtual another year because of Covid

May, what a wonderful month! It is the month for the Kentucky Derby, warmer weather and the Ossoli Club’s May Day Festival. The festival started 78 years ago and because of Covid last year’s and this year’s festivals have been a virtual event. Three years ago, for the 75th...
Posted On 07 May 2021

Former May Day Queens reflect on the festivities

Like many other traditions, the May Day Festival has changed throughout the years. What used to be a large-scale, in-person production has been moved to a virtual event since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Despite the changes to the event, the grace and poise of the May Day...

SEKRI celebrates 50th anniversary

Happy 50th birthday to Southeast Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries (SEKRI), which was founded on May 10, 1971. For those that don’t know, SEKRI is a non-profit, which was created in Corbin to provide jobs for people with disabilities and to help prepare them for the competitive...
Posted On 07 May 2021
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