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Authorities find ‘hazardous device’ that looked like bomb at Tractor Supply in W’burg

Local, state and federal authorities are investigating the discovery of a dangerous device at Tractor Supply in Williamsburg early this morning. According to the Williamsburg Police Department, Penny Lane, near where the store is located, was closed at about 5:00 a.m. Friday to...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
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Trial date set in sexual abuse case against Corbin man

Five years after indictment, a trial date has been set for a sexual abuse case. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Apr 2018
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Local teachers rally at state capital Monday

Among the estimated 8,000 people who packed the Capitol complex in Frankfort Monday to rally in support of education funding, where a number of active and retired teachers from area school districts. Bill Conn is a fifth generation teacher, who is currently in his 13th year at...
Posted On 04 Apr 2018
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Knox County Schools update policies, procedures on use of metal detectors

The Knox County Public Schools board held a special called meeting on March 12 to update a policy and procedure relating to metal detector use in the district’s schools. “This deals with the safety of our children. We’ve got to dot a few i’s and cross a few t’s in relation to...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018
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Residents reminded to use caution while burning during spring fire season

Fire hazard season is once again here in Knox County and officials want the public to know that, as Smokey Bear has reminded people for decades, only you can prevent wildfires. The spring fire season officially began on February 15 and will continue through April 30. No burning...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018
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Letter: Rotary Club’s International Dinner supports effort to eradicate Polio

To the Editor: The Rotary Club of Corbin and The Rotary Club of London will be holding their 10th International Dinner at the Corbin Arena March 23, 2018 from 7:00 PM -. Enjoy a tasting of the food that will be prepared and served from recipes and by descendants of countries...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Forcht Bank donates $19,000 for two school computer labs

A local businessman was honored for his donation that made two computer labs at Williamsburg Schools possible. Amon Couch, Superintendent of Williamsburg Independent Schools, recently presented a commemorative photo book to Forcht Bank Chairman Terry Forcht and Forcht Bank...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Six in 10 Kentuckians favor raising legal age to purchase tobacco to 21

Nearly six in 10 Kentucky adults favor raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, according to the Kentucky Health Issues Poll. The survey, taken Oct. 24-Dec. 2, found that 58 percent of Kentucky adults favored such a law and 39 percent opposed it, with...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Lady Rollin’ Redhounds finish season as KHSAA state runner-up

Last Wednesday afternoon, the Region 8 champion Lady Rollin’ Redhounds were on their way to play in the 2018 state bowling championships. The singles championship was held on Thursday, February 8, followed by the team event on Friday, February 9 at the Executive Strike and Spare...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018
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2018 50th District Basketball Tournaments Preview

The following is a collection of district basketball tournament preview stories found in the February 14, 2018 edition of the News Journal… You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 14 Feb 2018
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