Opal Lena Cox

Opal Lena Cox, 89, of Liberty School Road, Williamsburg, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Baptist Health in Corbin. She was born on March 14, 1927 in Whitley County, to the late Luther Loudermilk and Ada (Brown) Loudermilk. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Hoyt Cox; three brothers, Ray [...]

Williamsburg Elementary’s 4th and 5th grade academic team earns title of District Champions

Williamsburg Independent Elementary School’s Academic Team includes, (back row, left to right), Rebecca Lowe (Coach), Chelsea Adkins, Daniel Rains, Allie Wilson, Cabela Johnson, Alex Gamble, Max Rose, Keegan Dunn, Holly Henderlight (Coach). Front row, Kasey Jones, Maggie McGrath, Katlyn Moses, Matthew Harrell, and Jacob Stephens. The Williamsburg  Independent Elementary School’s 4th and 5th [...]

Kentucky Harvest Southeast awards ‘Golden Can’ to University of the Cumberlands

Representatives of Kentucky Harvest Southeast presented the “Golden Can” trophy to University of the Cumberlands on February 16. Cumberlands collected over 18,000 pounds of food for local food pantries during the annual competition. Kentucky Harvest South-east awarded the Golden Can to University of the Cumberlands on Feb. 16 at the women’s basketball game [...]

‘Kentucky Wildbots’ amping up for 2017 First Robotics competition

The Kentucky Wildbots are gearing up for another run in the FIRST Robotics Competition with hopes of making it to the world competition in St. Louis, Missouri. The challenge this year is to build a robot that can climb, haul and shoot softball sized whiffle balls, and transport gears. The game called “Steamworks” calls for [...]

Hugh J. Stanfill

Hugh J. Stanfill, 86, of Black Oak Road, Williamsburg, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Baptist Health, Corbin, KY. He was born November 21, 1930 at Red Ash, KY, the son of the late James S. Stanfill and Laura (Morgan) Stanfill. Mr. Stanfill was a Veteran of the Korean War. He is preceded by [...]

Edward O. Ward

Edward O. Ward, 72, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at his residence in Corbin. He was preceded in death by his parents Willie and Marie Mitchell Ward; a brother Herbert Ward; and sister Patsy Ward. Edward was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam era. He was a carpenter and loved to [...]

Murriel Travis Ward

Murriel Travis Ward, 68, of Rockholds, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He was born March 22, 1948 in Ivydale, TN. Murriel is preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Franklin Ward; mother, Maggie Inman Ward; brothers, Doyle Inman, Robert “Tiny” Ward; sisters, Georgia Daugherty, ​Joyce [...]

Lora Mae Groves

Lora Mae Groves, 83, of Melvindale, MI and formerly of Williamsburg departed this life on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Imperial Nursing and Rehab Center in Dearborn Heights, MI. She was born on January 2, 1934 in Packard, to the late Charlie Wright and Mollie Davis Wright. She was also preceded in death by [...]

Betty Partin Hatfield

Betty Partin Hatfield, 67 of White Oak, TN passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 at the U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was born July 13, 1949 in Pruden, TN. Betty is preceded in death by father, Ernest Partin; mother, Trula Partin Cupp; brother, Eddie Cupp. Betty is survived by husband, Garfield Hatfield; children, [...]

Frank “Sonny” King, Jr.

Frank “Sonny” King, Jr., 75, of Corbin passed away on Thursday morning at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was a devoted Christian and hard working man who loved his Lord, church, and his family. He was an active member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Corbin, and was a US Army [...]