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Photo Gallery: Old Fashioned Trading Days entertainment

Whether it was gospel, bluegrass, country or rock music, Old Fashioned Trading Days offered music for pretty much everyone’s taste, including performances by the Williamsburg Middle School, High School and Alumni Choir and the Williamsburg High School Marching Band.  
Posted On 17 Sep 2021

Thank a teacher

As a teacher’s kid, the Fourth of July marked the beginning of the end of summer. It was at that point every summer, that my mom, who teaches English and language arts, would start uttering the infamous words, “I need to go to school to get my classroom ready.”  Any child who has...

Former Williamsburg resident appears in CNBC TV series “Super Heists”

Former Williamsburg Family Fitness owner and personal trainer Bill Allen appeared on the big screen once again as he portrayed the lead burglar in CNBC TV series “Super Heists” pilot episode called “All the President’s Money” Monday night.  Bill Allen, portrayed Amil Dinsio, an...

Local teachers named Valvoline Achievement winners

Two local teachers are vying for the honors of 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. Morgan Preston, a teacher at Corbin Middle School, and Jodie Carnes, a teacher at Lynn Camp High School, were named semifinalists in the respective middle school and high school divisions.  Winners...

Story behind prize winning photo

What started out as a college photo project has now resulted in a photography award for a Williamsburg man. Darrell Lovitt submitted a photo of his grandfather working in his shed to the annual Kentucky Living Magazine photo contest. Lovitt won first place in the contest...

Whitley County Fair festivities kick off with pageant

The Whitley County Fair Pageant crowned a new queen on Friday. Bella Webb, of Lexington, was awarded the crown. Above: Ella Gray was named Miss Congeniality; Makenzie Woods took home the award for evening gown; Madison Frye took home awards for first runner-up, best swimsuit and...

Knox County represented at Miss Kentucky pageant

Five local ladies are ready to compete in the Miss Kentucky Pageant, which is set to kick off on Thursday evening with preliminary events beginning at 7 p.m. Participants in this year’s Miss Kentucky Pageant include title holders from both 2019 and 2020 as some pageants, such as...

Miss NIBROC to compete in Miss Kentucky Pageant

Five local ladies are ready to compete in the Miss Kentucky Pageant, which is set to kick off on Thursday evening with preliminary events beginning at 7 p.m. Participants in this year’s Miss Kentucky Pageant include title holders from both 2019 and 2020 as some pageants, such as...

Williamsburg native makes third appearance at Miss Kentucky Pageant

Five local ladies are ready to compete in the Miss Kentucky Pageant, which is set to kick off on Thursday evening with preliminary events beginning at 7 p.m. Participants in this year’s Miss Kentucky Pageant include title holders from both 2019 and 2020 as some pageants, such as...

Thibodeaux competes for second time at Miss Kentucky

Five local ladies are ready to compete in the Miss Kentucky Pageant, which is set to kick off on Thursday evening with preliminary events beginning at 7 p.m. Participants in this year’s Miss Kentucky Pageant include title holders from both 2019 and 2020 as some pageants, such as...