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Lennon Curry

Lennon Rose Curry, still born daughter of Jayden Curry and Haley Smith, was born into enteral rest on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. A private graveside service will be held at Felts Chapel Cemetery. Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home in charge of...

Eldred Von Gruenigen

Eldred J. Von Gruenigen, 94, of Corbin, KY departed this life on Sunday, July 4, 2021. Eldred was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Taylor Von Gruenigen. The funeral service was held on Thursday, July 8, with Rev. Ronnie Mitchell and Rev. Paul Sims officiating. Burial...

Photo Gallery: Duck Derby

Over 600 rubber ducks were purchased for the duck derby at the Kentucky Splash waterpark on July 3, which was a record amount. All proceeds from the event went to the Williamsburg Police Department Shop with a Cop program except for the $500 cash prize. Shop with a Cop provides...
Posted On 09 Jul 2021

Williamsburg holds best fireworks show ever

Wow! I have to say the Williamsburg fireworks display at the Kentucky Splash waterpark Saturday evening was probably the best fireworks show there that I have ever seen in my more than 25 years of covering Williamsburg. Organizers started the show a little earlier than usual...
Posted On 09 Jul 2021

Photo Gallery: Hot Dog Eating Contest

Kyle Garrett got the top honors during the hot dog eating contest on July 3 at the Kentucky Splash Waterpark. He won a $25 gift card from Moonlight Meat Shop. The contest was held in conjunction with Independence Day festivities.    
Posted On 09 Jul 2021

Matney tells W’burg Kiwanis about Walk to End Alzheimer’s Walk

Southeast Kentucky Walk to End Alzheimer’s Walk Chair Paul Matney was the keynote speaker at the June Williamsburg Kiwanis Club meeting. Matney noted that Alzheimer’s is responsible for one in three deaths of American senior citizens. The walk will take place Oct. 2 in downtown...
Posted On 09 Jul 2021