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Foster Johnson

Foster Johnson, age 82, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Baptist Health Corbin. Born in Saxon, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Charlie and Ina Carpenter Johnson. After retiring from a bakery, Foster spent much of his time as a handyman. He was known as a...

Georgia Ball Estep

Georgia Ball Estep, age 89, of Little Cane Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Monday, July 5, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Georgia was born on January 21, 1932 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Pearl Bailey and Rosa (Whitehead) Ball. In...

Randell Tucker

Randell Tucker, age 74, of Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at his home. He was preceded in death by his mother Lola Tucker; two brothers, Don Tucker and Darrell Tucker; sister, Aileen Tucker and his son, Brandon Tucker. He is survived by his...

Dennis Roy Ingram

Dennis Roy Ingram, age 78, of Ted Ball Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Dennis was born on November 3, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late James and Beulah (Duff) Ingram....

Whitley County Fair pageants scheduled for Friday and Saturday

Whitley County will have a new queen after this weekend.  The 2021 Miss Whitley County Fair pageant is set to take place on Friday and Saturday at the Williamsburg Convention Center.  Competitors will compete in three areas: interview, swimsuit, and evening gown.  The interview...

Airport manager explains need for new hangars

So how badly needed is the new 10-plane T-Hangar that is being built at the Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport? Let’s put it this way. The current seven-plane T-Hangar is full, and four of the spaces in the new T-Hangar have already been promised to pilots, Airport Manager Don...
Posted On 08 Jul 2021

Photo Gallery: Let Freedom Ring

Circuit Judge Dan Ballou was the keynote speaker during the Sons and Daughters of the America Revolution’s Let Freedom Ring bell ringing ceremony Saturday. Ballou spoke about the importance of having loyalty not to one political party or the other, but instead to the...
Posted On 08 Jul 2021

Photo Gallery: Williamsburg Fireworks

Fireworks lit up the night skies over the Kentucky Splash Waterpark in Williamsburg Saturday evening as several local towns took part in early Independence Day festivities.
Posted On 08 Jul 2021

Catalytic converter thefts continue to plague area

Whitley County Constable Ron “Bubba” Bowling is warning boaters using boat ramps around Laurel Lake that they could return from a day on the lake to find the catalytic converter cut off of their tow vehicle. Bowling said vehicles at the Flatwoods, Marsh Branch and High Top boat...