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CDC determines Union College student doesn’t have hemorrhagic fever

State and federal officials have determined that a Union College student, who had symptoms of a hemorrhagic fever and was quarantined at Barbourville Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) hospital, doesn’t have any infectious disease. The Kentucky Department for Public...
Posted On 16 Jan 2020
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A look back at 2019’s top stories

2019 was a year that a wide variety of things made headlines across Whitley County ranging from three arrests in unsolved triple homicide case and controversial pardons issued by outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin to a visit from Vice-President Mike Pence, local vaping bans and another...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020
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Lynn Camp students to perform ‘The Greatest Showman’ Dec. 14-15

A school-wide effort is bringing a popular musical to the stage at Lynn Camp High School this weekend. Lynn Camp High School’s Visual and Performing Arts students will perform “The Greatest Showman,” a musical inspired by the famous movie of the same name at 7 p.m. on Saturday,...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Ossoli Club announces student art contest winners

The Ossoli Club of Corbin hosted the 9th District G.F.W.C. (General Federation of Women’s clubs) Kentucky Fall conference October 26th, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Corbin. GFWC is an international women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives...
Posted On 09 Dec 2019
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Local health care facilities win Quality Awards

Williamsburg Health & Rehabilitation Center was named a “Best of Kentucky” nursing and rehabilitation facility during the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) Quality Awards Banquet at the Galt House in Louisville on November 21. “We’re proud that our...
Posted On 09 Dec 2019
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W’burg quarterback’s girlfriend, sister arrested after Nov. 22 game where he was shoved on sideline

Less than a week after an incident last Friday evening at Paintsville High School where Williamsburg starting quarterback Dalton Ponder was apparently purposefully shoved by an adult male on the Paintsville sideline as he went out of bounds, new details have come to light about...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019
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Being thankful is a state of mind

I was thinking this week (while in the midst of complaining about the frustrations of life), that being thankful is more of a state of mind than a celebration. I’m sure you will agree it’s truly a blessing to wake up each morning and not be in agony. When we swing our bodies over...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019
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Letter: KY Court of Appeals candidate thanks Whitley County voters

To the Editor: With thankfulness for the grace of God, and in humble appreciation for all of the voters of Whitley County, I want to express my thanks and gratitude for this opportunity to serve you as Judge on the Kentucky Court of Appeals. I will do my very best to always...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019
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Marketplace with New Businesses Opening Early 2020 in Downtown Williamsburg

As millions of Americans celebrate Small Business Saturday, University of the Cumberlands announces a host of new businesses, collectively called Marketplace on Main & 3rd, opening early next year in downtown Williamsburg. Located on the 300 block of Main Street (former...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019
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Study: Kentucky ranked among 10 ‘dumbest states in America’

A new study finds Kentucky is the No. 42 smartest state in the U.S. Studies show that about 2 in 3 Americans say they are smarter than the average person, but not everybody can be right. To help determine who is really the smartest, SafeHome.org today released a study ranking the...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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