Retired Teacher Appreciation Week proclaimed October 15-21

Photo submitted. Pictured with Judge White are retired teachers Ronnie Partin, Aretta Moses, Imogene Halcomb, Judy Gabbard, Frankie Ball, Dennis Teague, Pam Teague, Alice Faye Weiland, and Larry Carte. Members of the Whitley Area Retired Teachers’ Association were present in the Fiscal Court Room as Judge/Executive Pat White, Jr. signed a proclamation declaring [...]

Steenbergen – Davenport enjoys September wedding

Steenbergen - Davenport enjoys September wedding Stephanie Brooke Steenbergen and Joshua Tate Davenport were united in marriage September 17, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at Faber Missionary Baptist Church by Pastor Anthony Reaves. Stephanie is the daughter of Gary and Earlene Steenbergen and granddaughter of Earl and Ohler Snyder, all of Corbin. Joshua is the son [...]

Cumberlands honors alumni at recent homecoming luncheon

University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently held its 2017 Homecoming Alumni Luncheon, during which alumni, faculty, and staff were invited to reconnect, enjoy a buffet lunch, and honor esteemed faculty and alumni. Those honored included: Dr. Chin Tan and Dr. Lisa Lyford, this year’s Student Government Association Honored Professors; Wendell Wilson, ’64, who taught, coached, [...]

Leamon Curtis Bolton

Leamon Curtis Bolton, 91, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at his home in Corbin. Leamon was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in WWII. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was an entrepreneur in various business ventures. He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Bolton; parents Letcher and Bonnie [...]

Rachel “Bobbie” Proffitt

Rachel “Bobbie” Proffitt, 80, of Keavy passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Continuous Care Hospital in Corbin. She was a member of Felts Chapel Methodist Church. Born December 17, 1936, in Corbin, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Martha Lanham. In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in [...]

Rovena Paul

Rovena Paul, 81, of Highway 92 East, Siler, departed this life on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. She was born on February 6, 1936 in Siler, to the late, Ed and Ethel Lawson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, [...]

Danny J. Henderson

Danny J. Henderson, 58, of Clairfield, TN, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Clairborne County Medical Center in Tazewell, TN. He was born on April 9, 1959 in Sidney, OH to Elbert Henderson and Shirley (Moore) Henderson. He was preceded in death by his father, Elbert Henderson. He is survived by his wife, [...]

Cam Howard Farley

Cam Howard Farley, 89, the husband of Ruby Gregory Farley of London, passed away on Tuesday morning at the St. Joseph of London Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon in the Laurel Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ryan Osborne officiating. Burial followed in the Calvary Cemetery in Corbin.

Arlie Rountree

Arlie Rountree, 85, of Wickliffe, OH and formerly of Williamsburg departed this life on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, OH. He was born on December 1, 1931 in Williamsburg, to the late Lonnie Rountree and Annie (Moses) Rountree. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded [...]

Jesse Bartlett Mountjoy

Jesse Bartlett Mountjoy, 93, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening. He was preceded in death by his parents Golda and Esther, and siblings, Tom, Dorothy, and Lawrence. Jesse was born July 2, 1924, graduated from Danville High School, served in the United States Navy, and earned degrees from Cumberland College and E.K.U. Jesse was a lifelong [...]