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Dennis Keith Parsons

Dennis Keith Parsons, 67 of Knoxville, TN passed away on Tuesday at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. He is survived by his Aunt Loretta Moore of Knoxville, TN, as well as many cousins and friends. Graveside services and burial was conducted Saturday afternoon at the...

Jimmie Joyce Papke

Jimmie Joyce Papke, 69, wife of Robert Carey Papke of Thoroughbred Trail, Corbin passed away on Friday afternoon at the Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin. Funeral services for Mrs. Jimmie Joyce Papke will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the Laurel Funeral Home...

Whitley County High School FFA excels at regional competitions

The Whitley County High School FFA Chapter traveled to North Laurel High School for several competitions on March 5th. The competitions centered around the students Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE) Projects. As part of the Agriculture program Agri-science students are...

Laboratory equipment donated to Cumberlands PA program

State-of-the-art laboratory equipment recently arrived for University of the Cumberlands’ Physician Assistant (PA) program. The purchase of this equipment was made possible by the Eaton and Bizzack families, as well as other friends of the University. The newly-updated...

WCHS FFA member elected as 2019-2020 Kentucky River Region Reporter

Gracie Brashear, a junior student at Whitley County High School was recently elected as 2019-2020 Kentucky River Region Reporter. She became a member of the Whitley County High FFA last year and immediately showed a passion for everything that she got involved in; whether it be a...

Masen Gene Mills

Masen Gene Mills, one-day-old, of Corbin, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the son of Brandon and Jasmine Mills. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Croley Funeral...

David “Duck” Bolton

David “Duck” Bolton, 50, of Jellico, TN passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Jellico Medical Center. He was born June 18, 1968 in Lafollette, TN. David was preceded in death by his father, Condy Bolton; sisters, Tammy Bolton, Connie Bolton, and Shelia Bolton. He is...

Millie Ellen Shelton

Millie Ellen Shelton, of Dalton, Georgia and formerly of Williamsburg, departed this life on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, GA. She was born on March 18, 1950 in Jellico, TN to the late Johnny and Mary (Preston) Cox. She was also preceded in...

Ollie Belle Baird

Ollie Belle Baird, 81 of Williamsburg, passed away Friday March 22, 2019 at her home. She was born January 18, 1938 in Whitley County, to the late John Speed and Bertha Douglas Walker. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers David Walker and Paul Walker....

Mary Floyd

Mary Floyd, 60, of Flat Creek Road, Rockholds, departed this life on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She was born on August 17, 1958 in Barbourville, to the late Ronald W. Floyd and Mary E. (Hill) Floyd. She was also preceded in death by a...