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Otis W. Cordell

Otis W. Cordell, 85, of Williamsburg, passed away Monday, June 25, 2019 at Baptist Health Lexington. He was born November 21, 1933 in Williamsburg, to the late Wadley and Exie Jones Cordell. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Betty Cordell Chambers and...

William E. Crawford

William E. Crawford, 87 years old, of Toledo, Ohio passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, in Toledo on June 26, 2019. He was born May 20, 1932 in Knoxville, TN and grew up in Whitley County near Jellico, TN. As a child, he loved roaming the mountains of Tennessee. He...

Marjorie Elizabeth Parmon Nantz

Marjorie Elizabeth Parmon Nantz, 80, of Corbin, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Christian Care Community. Marjorie is survived by three children. The funeral service was held Friday, June 28, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Cole officiating. Burial followed...

Mildred Paul Lewis

Mildred Paul Lewis, 88, of Monterey, Tennessee departed this life on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her home. She was born August 30, 1930 in Whitley County, to the late Robert and Nona Bell Jones Paul. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sons, K.C. Cole and Ringo;...

Sally Letha (Poore) Hickerson

Sally Letha (Poore) Hickerson, 63, of George Hayes Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Baptist Health in Corbin. She was born on October 15, 1955 in Corbin, to the Late Jesse Poore and Beatrice (Logan) Poore. She is survived by her...

Johnny Matthew Ivey

Johnny Matthew Ivey, 35, of Jellico, Tennessee passed away Friday June 21, 2019 at the Jellico Medical Center. Matt made his profession of faith and was a member of the Clear Fork Baptist Church. Matt is survived by his wife, Elsie Ivey; children, Madison Michelle Ivey and Logan...

Thomas Darrell Lilly

Thomas Darrell Lilly, 65 of Spring Street, London, KY, passed away Friday morning at the St. Joseph of London Hospital. He was the brother of Zebulone A. Martin and husband, Chip of London, KY. The family has chosen cremation. There will be NO SERVICES. Laurel Funeral Home is...

Randall Napier

Randall Napier, 67, of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. The memorial visitation was held June 23, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where messages may be written to the family at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.

Diana Fay Mabe

Diana Fay Mabe, 62, of Gray, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Baptist Health Corbin. The funeral service was held Saturday, June 22, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial was in the Tuttle Cemetery.

WCHS Freshman places 2nd in State FFA Crop Impromptu Speaking Contest

Photo submitted. Local Whitley County High School Freshman, Leslie Monhollen, daughter of Bobby Monhollen and Kathy Wilson, placed 2nd in the State FFA Crop Impromptu Speaking Contest which was held in Lexington, Kentucky, earlier this month. She becomes just the second student...