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Virtual lessons have been fun, but it’s back to school for my son on Sept. 28

I was glad to hear the announcement from Governor Andy Beshear on Monday that his office would not be making any more recommendations on the start of in-person classes at this time. This means that on September 28, parents will definitely have the option to send their kids back...

Interim pastor at Central Baptist Corbin helps pen new book on church revitalization

The idea to write Lead to Revitalize! 15 Practices of a Church Revitalization Leader may have come about prior to the current COVID-19 pandemic, but with the public health crisis still in the daily headlines, this book could not have come at a better time for church leaders...

Williamsburg football game versus Frankfort cancelled

The football game scheduled to take place on Friday, September 11, between the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets and the Frankfort Panthers has been called off.

Local teachers discuss the challenges of distance learning, their hopes for the rest of the school year

Schools have been going back into session in recent weeks, and things are looking a lot different than they ever have before. Last spring, classes had to be cancelled due to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic that we are still dealing with some six months later. This forced...

Schools urging spectators to observe all safety precautions to help make sure fall sports can continue

This week the fall 2020 interscholastic sports season officially kicks off, and to avoid a repeat of this past spring local school systems are asking all attendants at athletic contests in the coming days to adhere to the safety guidelines that have been put into place. As...

Against all odds, it’s time to play ball in KY

We have been on quite the journey since the coronavirus came along and changed all of our lives this past March. For student-athletes, the up-and-down roller coaster of emotions has been nearly unbearable to watch, but we are now finally about to get back to sports in the...

Corbin Rotary Club continuing with regular meetings, KY DOT supervisor talks road projects

After a three-month stretch of not being able to meet in person due to COVID-19, the Corbin Rotary Club resumed their regular weekly meetings at David’s Steakhouse starting in July. The club has heard from several guest speakers since that time, including Corbin School of...

Riding in a 1940 Chevy truck a great way to escape the worries of 2020

I’m no mechanic, but lately I have been receiving a crash course in how to keep a 1940 model Chevrolet truck running. It’s been a very cool experience. The truck, in all of its original glory, was completely restored by my grandfather. The story of how he came to own it is quite...

One WCHS football player tests positive for COVID-19, handful of other players in isolation

Friday, just one day after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association recommended that fall sports proceed as planned, it was announced that a football player at Whitley County High School had tested positive for COVID-19. “In an effort to keep our school family and community...

Marketplace on Main and 3rd businesses now starting to open in Williamsburg

After several months of anticipation, the brand new Marketplace on Main and 3rd is officially open for business in downtown Williamsburg. The Marketplace, owned by the University of the Cumberlands, features three individual businesses – Cumberland River Coffee Shop, Moonbow...