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Firefighters looking for source of smoke at Lynn Camp High School

West Knox Volunteer Fire officials are currently looking for the source of smoke inside Lynn Camp High School. They were called to the scene after most students had left the school for the day. At last report, they had narrowed down the likely source of the fire to somewhere in the ceiling near the cafeteria [...]

Electronic Edition for 3-22-17

Former Marine to be featured speaker at ‘Lights Out Dinner in the Dark’ March 21

Travis Freeman, fonder of The Freeman Foundation, is organizer of 'Lights Out Dinner in the Dark." A Kentucky Marine who lost his sight, and both of his legs, while deployed in Iraq in 2007 will be the featured speaker this year at “Lights Out Dinner in the Dark” — a fundraising event designed [...]

Electronic Edition for 3-15-17

Miss NIBROC 2016 to speak at Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday

MaKenna Thibadeaux, 2016 Miss NIBROC, will speak at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday in Williamsburg. She will participate in the Miss Kentucky Pageant this summer. Miss NIBROC 2016 and Miss Kentucky 2017 contestant MaKenna Thibodeaux will be the featured speaker Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership [...]

Who has the best burger? Who is the best barber? Your votes will decide

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal.

OK, here’s your chance.

Voting begins this week in the News Journal’s annual People’s Choice readers’ poll. This is always a popular contest and we get many votes every year.

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Praise for the litter pickup; mourning for the Redhounds

Don Estep is Publisher Emeritus of The News Journal. First, praises to the individuals who are responsible for picking up the litter along the highway on both the Whitley and Laurel County sides of the 312 bridge north of Corbin. This is a heavily traveled scenic area that will benefit from your efforts. [...]

Teen trumpet prodigy to play show in Williamsburg Saturday

Sixteen-year-old Geoff Gallante will be playing in Williamsburg Saturday as part of an all under-20 jazz quintet. The show is part of the Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky's 55th concert series. Tickets are available at the door or online at www.fineartsseky.org. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. When he was just four-years-old, Alexandria, [...]

Electronic Edition for 3-8-2017

Forcht Bank donates $5,000 to Corbin Area Technology Center

Forcht Bank officials recently went to the Corbin Area Technology Center to make a donation to the school’s welding class. Marion Forcht presented welding instructor Adam Hoskins with a check for $5,000 to purchase a CNC plasma table. Also picture, left to right, are: Mike Phipps, Corbin Area Technology Principal Chris Smith, Luke Osborne, [...]