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Cumberlands plans 9/11 memorial service Wednesday, Sept. 11

The University of the Cumberlands will be hosting a 9/11 memorial service next to the Hutton School of Business on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 12:15 p.m. Community members are welcome to attend. The UC band will perform a few songs and members of the University’s new ROTC program...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019

Feds indict trio of Corbin residents, Jellico woman for kidnapping

A federal grand jury in London has indicted three Corbin residents and a Jellico woman for kidnapping in a 2018 case that also involved two pipe bombs and the death of a Corbin man by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. On Thursday, the federal grand jury indicted Douglas...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019

UofC hosting expert on America’s religious roots

What role did religion play in the nation’s founding? Students at the University of the Cumberlands and members of the general public will get an answer to that question from a scholar well versed on the topic Monday evening. Dr. Mark David Hall, a PhD in political science, will...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019

Nov. 19 trial date set for couple accused of murder

A southern Whitley County couple, who have been in jail since July 24, 2017, accused of beating a woman to death, are scheduled to stand trial this fall after apparently both rejected plea deals. Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie, 39, are charged with murder and first-degree...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019

W’burg Housing Authority director accused of using forged checks to misappropriate money

The Williamsburg Housing Authority’s suspended executive director was arrested Monday morning for allegedly using forged checks to misappropriate about $10,000 in funds since at least January 2017, but Williamsburg police are still investigating and think that amount could...
Posted On 05 Sep 2019

Whitley BOE names Oak Grove early learning center in honor of Delmar Mahan

During the nearly 27 years that Delmar Mahan served on the Whitley County Board of Education, his primary focus was always on the students. “He always believed that the kids of Whitley County, the students and the community should have the very best,” Whitley County...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Shoes 4 the Soul provides 450 school kids with new shoes

About 450 school children received free shoes and socks along with bags of hygiene items during the 8th Annual Shoes 4 the Soul event Friday at the University of the Cumberlands. About 500 college students and about 50 faculty/staff helped out by first washing the soles of the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

36th Annual Old Fashioned Trading Days kicks off Thursday

The addition of three-on-three basketball tournaments for both men and women and a performance by a Christian strongman group, which previously appeared on America’s Got Talent, are two of the major editions for this year’s 36th Annual Old Fashioned Trading Days festival, which...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Few people realized that Allen Trimble was once a journalist

Something about former Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble, who died Saturday, that many people probably do not realize is that he used to be a journalist. When he was a student working on his undergraduate degree, Allen was the News Editor of the Eastern Progress, which is the...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019