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Central Baptist Church Centennial is now just 100 days away

I am on a planning committee at Central Baptist Church for the 100th anniversary of the church. The celebration is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 23rd, and Sunday, Oct. 24th. On Saturday the plan calls for a “meet and greet” type of activity with a program to start at...
Posted On 15 Jul 2021

Whitley County Fair, W’burg car show happening this week

They are back and hopefully will be better than ever. We’re talking about festivals, fairs and the like, which were mostly all canceled last year due to the pandemic. For those of you, who were cooped up for the better part of a year, it’s time to get back out and support our...
Posted On 15 Jul 2021

Eric Christopher Sutton

Eric Christopher Sutton, 50, passed away July 11, 2021 at the home of his parents in Williamsburg, Kentucky. He was born October 9, 1970 in Somerset, Kentucky. His family moved to Williamsburg in 1973. He attended Williamsburg Independent Schools where he played guitar in the...

Elzie Napier

Elzie Napier, age 85, wife of the late Elijah Napier of Mitchell Creek Road, London, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky from complications from Covid-19. Funeral services for Ms. Elzie Napier will be...

Whitley County Fair festivities kick off with pageant

The Whitley County Fair Pageant crowned a new queen on Friday. Bella Webb, of Lexington, was awarded the crown. Above: Ella Gray was named Miss Congeniality; Makenzie Woods took home the award for evening gown; Madison Frye took home awards for first runner-up, best swimsuit and...

Inaugural Cumberland River Cruise-In coming Saturday

Organizers are hoping for about three dozen vehicles for the inaugural Cumberland River Cruise-In, which is slated to take place in downtown Williamsburg on Saturday. “I am thinking 30 to 40. That is kind of what I am hoping. Maybe a little more,” said Jonathan Jones, the...
Posted On 15 Jul 2021

New WCHS Career and Technical Education Building construction delayed

A new HVAC system for Whitley North Elementary School, a cafeteria expansion for Oak Grove Elementary School, and a construction delay for the new Whitley County High School Career and Technical Education Building, were three of the major topics discussed by the Whitley County...
Posted On 15 Jul 2021

Kissing Stone added in Corbin

Area couples searching for a perfect place for that first kiss, wedding proposal, or other romantic moments need to look no further than the head of the Ed Tye River Walk which now features the kissing stone. The work of Marty Jordan, of Written in Stone, the flat stone has been...