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Gertrude Denise (Hamblin) Teague

Gertrude Denise (Hamblin) Teague, age 78, of Jellico, TN passed away on June 21, 2021 at Tennova North in Knoxville, TN. She is preceded in death by her parents, Dewey Hamblin and Edna (Hatfield) Hamblin; siblings, Eula (Doe) Collins, Bufford Hamblin, Tyce Hamblin; mother and...

Donald Ray Robinson

Donald Ray Robinson, age 78, of Mt. Vernon KY, passed on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Rockcastle Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Bowman Robinson of Orlando, KY. Funeral service was held on Saturday, June 26 at the Brush Creek Holiness Church in Mt. Vernon,...

Mary Virginia Gilreath

Mary Virginia Gilreath, age 84, of Jellico, TN went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 21, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, KY. Mary is preceded in death by her parents, James (Lon) Alexander and Irene (Bates) Alexander and her beloved daughter Lori Ann Gilreath. She is...

Clayton Lawson

Clayton Lawson, age 79, of Bunches Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at his home. Clayton was born on November 23, 1941 in Whitley County, Kentucky to the late George and Mary (Smith) Lawson. In addition to his parents, he was also...

Way second runner up for Miss Kentucky Quality of Life Award

Corbin native, Brooke Danielle Way, was second runner up for the Miss Kentucky Pageant Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award. The award is meant to highlight candidates who go above and beyond when it comes to service. Miss Pride of the Bluegrass, Hannah Edelen took home the...

Journey to Miss Kentucky ends at top 12

Two local ladies made it to the top 12 at the Miss Kentucky Pageant over the weekend, but their journey to Miss Kentucky ended just short of the title when Morgan Moses and Makenna Thibodeaux were not announced as members of the top eight at the pageant’s finals on Saturday. Five...

Whitley County Fiscal Court discusses opioid litigation

The Whitley County Fiscal Court recently entered executive session to discuss pending litigation relating to the opioid litigation. In 2017, the Whitley County Fiscal Court became part of a multi-county suit against the three largest wholesale distributors of prescription...

‘Burg Local Planning Committee approves district facility plan

The Williamsburg Independent School District’s Local Planning Committee unanimously approved its district facility plan during a meeting on Thursday. The plan, which had been sent to the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) for review, had received several comments from a KDE...

W’burg native moving up to WKYT evening anchor

One of Williamsburg’s favorite sons is moving up in the television news business. Longtime anchor Bill Bryant has been named to succeed Sam Dick on WKYT’s award-winning evening anchor team. “This is a tremendous honor. I grew up watching WKYT and walked through the door here and...
Posted On 25 Jun 2021
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