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Marjorie “Punk” Rains

Marjorie Burnette “Punk” Rains, age 85, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was born April 24, 1936 in Williamsburg, KY to the late Clyde Justice and Evelyn Candy Burnette. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a...

Annasue Davis

Annasue Davis, age 77, of Williamsburg, KY passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Baptist Health Corbin. She was born April 14, 1944 in Whitley County, KY to the late Dr. Raymond and Maxine Maiden Sanders. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Eric...

Pinball Museum of Corbin scheduled to open Aug. 1

The Pinball Museum of Corbin, downtown Corbin’s newest attraction, is under construction with the goal of opening its doors to the public on Aug. 1. Jim Bruso, the owner of Sweeties Ice Cream and Game King, is bringing the museum to North Main Street, up the street from The Depot...

Rogers announced $980,000 grant for W’burg-Whitley County Airport

The Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport is getting an upgrade thanks in part to a federal grant. U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers announced Friday afternoon that a $980,000 grant had been awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to the Williamsburg-Whitley...
Posted On 02 Jul 2021

Glenda Helen Wilson

Glenda Helen Wilson, age 73, of East Highway 904, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at St. Joseph of London in London, Kentucky. Glenda was born on November 11, 1947 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Emerson and Ella Mae (Smith) Lawson. In...

Mark Rose

Mark Rose, age 55, of Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Monday, June 28, 2021 at the Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was born on September 28, 1965 to Walter Paul Lawson and Lillie Mae Rose. He is survived by three children, Bailey Elizabeth Rose Hill of...

Wilma Jean Richardson

Wilma Jean Richardson, age 83, of Prewitt Bend Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at her home. Wilma Jean was born on May 17, 1938 in Whitley County, Kentucky to the late Charlie and Sarah (White) Richardson. In addition to her parents,...

Moving on up…

Williamsburg’s Nevaeh Warren and Mikkah Siler recently signed to compete in track and field at the University of the Cumberlands. Warren finished sixth in the Girl’s 800-Meter Run at the Class A state track meet. Siler finished second in the Girls’ High Jump and fourth in the...
Posted On 02 Jul 2021

Carolyn Sue Siler Warman

Carolyn Sue Siler Warman, age 63, of White Oak (Duff), TN passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at the Lafollette Medical Center. She was born May 24, 1958 in Jellico, TN. Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents Chester and Mary Helen Overton Siler; and brother, Levoy Siler. She...

Georgia man convicted in conspiracy to distribute meth in Whitley, Knox and Laurel County

An Ellenwood, Georgia man, who was convicted late Thursday in federal court of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, was the last of 12 co-defendants to have his case...
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