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Lewis-Bowling chosen to moderate the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy in September

Angelika Lewis-Bowling, a victim’s advocate for the Williamsburg City Police Department, has been selected as the narrator of the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy (KVAA) scheduled to take place in September 2018. The KVAA was created by the Kentucky Justice and Public...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Woman gives birth in car outside Baptist ER with assistance from husband, hospital security guard

A Corbin area woman gave birth with the help of her husband and a hospital security guard when she was unable to reach Baptist Health Corbin in time Sunday. Kendra Bain gave birth to 7 pound, 14 ounce Wolfgang at 12:55 p.m., which she said was 15 minutes after she and her...

Leadership Tri-County selects Andy Croley as Leader of the Year

Leadership Tri-County will recognize one current Williamsburg resident and a late Williamsburg resident next month for their outstanding contributions to their communities. Leadership Tri-County has selected Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley as its 2018 Leader of the Year, and...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Redhounds bound for Princeton, Yale for first time

Two members of Corbin High School’s Class of 2017 are going where no Redhounds have gone before, Ivy League universities Princeton and Yale. Whitney Hopper has been selected to attend Princeton University, located in New Jersey approximately 50 miles southwest of New York Cit...
Posted On 03 May 2017

Assistant Whitley County Attorney Gary Brittain to be laid to rest today

Assistant Whitley County Attorney Gary Brittain, who died Friday, will be laid to rest today. Brittain, 67, has partnered with County Attorney Bob Hammons at their Corbin law firm for more than 30 years. “That’s my best friend,” Hammons said of Brittain. The Barbourville native...

Corbin School Board member Angela Morris attends final meeting

After eight years of service, Corbin Board of Education member Angela Morris took her final bow at the board’s regular meeting last Thursday. Morris, whose family is relocating to Illinois, did not seek re-election in the November election. “It has been pretty amazing having my...

Winner crowned in first ‘Meeples on Main’ Carcassonne Tournament

A therapist from Baptist Health Corbin became the champion of the first-ever “Meeples on Main” Carcassonne Tournament in downtown Corbin Saturday, beating out nine other competitors to win a custom sculpted trophy and other prizes. Ben Bess narrowly edged out News Journal Editor...

Whitley County High School’s ‘Cookin’ Colonels’ compete at state

Whitley County High School’s Cookin’ Colonels came up just short in their quest to advance in the Kentucky Junior Chef state competition held last week at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. “I’m very pleased, said Family and Consumer Science Teacher Veronica Carmical, who...

Mustard Seed Garden concert, ice cream contest, to benefit Backpack Program

Pull out your ice cream makers and pack up the lawn chairs because First Baptist Church of Corbin is hosting a “Concert in the Garden,” featuring a homemade ice cream making contest. This event was created in an effort to benefit the Corbin Community Backpack Program. While...

Local hotel owner Sudhir Patel receives Key to the City

Local hotel owner Sudhir Patel, who has also served on the Corbin Tourism Commission for 28 years, was honored for his service to the city by being named a “Corbin Colonel” and given the key to the city. “I was glad to do that,” said Corbin Mayor Willard McBurney who presented...