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Donnie Wayne Peace

Donnie Wayne Peace, 69, of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday March 15, 2017 at his home. He was born April 14, 1947 in Bell County. He was preceded in death by his mother Audie Hurst, stepfather Lawrence Hurst, and grandfather Tom Peace. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of...

Ray Lawson

Ray Lawson, 65, of Skaggs Branch Road, Williamsburg, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at his home. He was born on August 10, 1951 in Jellico, TN to the late Cody Bill Lawson and Opal Marie (Bennett) Lawson. He was preceded in death by his sister, Geneva “Doll” Lawson and...

Cathy Prewitt

Cathy Prewitt, 69, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Baptist Health Corbin. Born in San Francisco, CA, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Prewitt, M.D.  and Madge Jones Prewitt. Cathy was Baptist by faith. She had taught for 25 years at both Corbin High School and...

Ancil E. Hill

Ancil E. Hill, 82, of Portage, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born on August 6, 1934 in Williamsburg, to the late Ancil and Grace Hill. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. Ancil was employed as a Mobile Equipment Mechanic at US...

Janice V. McNew

Janice V. McNew, 73, of Lily passed away Monday, March 13, 2017. Born April 13, 1943, in Laurel County, she was the daughter of the late Jim T. Smith and Edith Smith who survives. She attended Slate Ridge Bible Church.  A loving person to both her family and community, she showed...

Sheriff accepts toy donation from Women Helping Others (WHO) to comfort young victims of abuse, etc.

On March 9, 2017, Sheriff Colan Harrell accepted a donation of over 70 hand-sewn stuffed toys from Women Helping Others (WHO) in Corbin. The toys were donated to help sheriff deputies provide comfort to children who are victims of abuse or being removed from an unsafe...

Phyllis Parker

Phyllis Parker, 65, of Saxton, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the Jellico Community Hospital. She was born March 3, 1952, in Williamsburg, the daughter of the late Arville and Maudie (Perkins) Parker. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jimmy John...

Donnie Ray Collins

Donnie Ray Collins, 68 of Elmer Lawson Road Williamsburg, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at home. He was born October 5, 1948 in Jellico, TN. He is preceded in death by: daughters, ​Tammy Collins, Teresa Lay; son, Harold Wayne Lay; grandchild, ​Jeanna LaRay Massey; parent...

Jimmy Edgar Herrell

Jimmy Edgar Herrell, 81, of Athens, TN passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at his residence. A native of Jellico and long time resident of Illinois and current resident of Athens. He was the son of the late Johnny Robert Herrell and Carrie Minnie Hackler Herrell and was preceded...

Fred L. Perkins

Fred L. Perkins, 85, of Newcomb, TN passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Jellico Community Hospital. He was born June 15, 1931. He is preceded in death by his wife, Effie Douglas Perkins; sons, Oscar Perkins, M.C. Brandenburg; parents, Richard and Rebecca Marlar Perkins;...