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17th Street Christian Church members dedicate time, resources to help flooding victims in Rainelle, WV

The state of emergency in West Virginia has left towns devastated. The loss of roads, businesses, homes and most importantly, loved ones, has wreaked havoc through the state, leaving many with nothing but sheer loss. State officials have reported that at least 23 people have died...

Williamsburg Fire Chief announces pending retirement

After more than 20 years as the man in charge, Williamsburg Fire Chief James Privett is planning to hang up his helmet and turnout gear. His last day on the job is scheduled for July 29. “I decided it had been long enough. It is time to get out and try to enjoy life and get...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

Lawrence McKiddy

Lawrence McKiddy,  81, of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday June 29, 2016 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday July 5,  at the Ellison Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Marty Bramble officiating. Following the...
Posted On 01 Jul 2016
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James “Lonnie” Anderson

James “Lonnie” Anderson,  70, of Sandy Branch Spur, Barbourville, departed this life on Sunday, June 26, 2016 and was reunited with his wife, Deloris (Fuson) Anderson. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at Croley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11...

Gary D. Peterson Sr.

Gary D. Peterson Sr.,  64, of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the Christian Care Communities in Corbin. A Celebration of Life Service will be 4 p.m. Friday July 1,  at the Ellison Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Long and Rev. Phillip Wynn officiating....

Troy Roark

Troy Roark, 80, departed this life Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Corbin. Visitation will be from 12 Noon Saturday, July 2, until the time of the funeral at 2 p.m. at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Officiating will be Bro. Jack Smith. Burial will be in...

Bertha McFadden

Bertha McFadden, 105, of Hwy 26, Rockholds,  departed this life on Monday, June 27, 2016 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday, July 1,  at Croley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 1,  at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel...

Terry Ray Stephens

Terry Ray Stephens,  43, of Williamsburg,  passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Barbourville. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, June 30, at Croley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30,  at the Croley Funeral...

Ed Ledington

Ed Ledington,  68, of Rockholds, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at his home. The funeral service was held Wednesday, June 29,  at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerome Perkins officiating. He was laid to rest in the Broyles Cemetery. Condolences may be made to...

Gaylain Timothy “G” McFarland

Gaylain Timothy “G” McFarland, 51, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016 at Continue Care Hospital. The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Thursday, June 30, at the funeral home. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 30,...