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Beulah Marie Croley Lake

Beulah Marie Croley Lake, 87, of Highway 1809, Barbourville departed this life on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at her home. She was born on January 26, 1931 to the late John Croley and Elizabeth “Belle” (McKeehan) Croley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Lake;...

Miss NIBROC Makayla Mack returns to WIS, gives empowering speech

Miss NIBROC Makayla Mack returned to Williamsburg Independent School Monday afternoon to speak to girls grades 3-6 about the importance of growing into strong, successful women. Specifically, she spoke about the need for more women in the S.T.E.M. fields (Science, Technology,...

Local Chapters commemorate 77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

On Friday, December 7th, members of the community, along with the William Whitley Chapter of the NSDAR, the Charles A. Gatliff Chapter NSSAR, Veterans Groups, WCHS JROTC and the Whitley County Historical Society met at the Veterans Memorial in front of the Whitley County...

Bonnie Jean Smith

Bonnie Jean Smith, 80 of Rockholds departed this life on December 10, 2018 at the Baptist Health Corbin. She was born to the late Elbert and Dovie (Bray) Rains on June 3, 1938 in Rockholds. She was also preceded in death by her husband(s) Floyd Nantz and Ray Smith, daughter...

Cordula Melina Claxton

Cordula Melina Claxton, 46, of Cherry Lane, Williamsburg departed this life on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at her home. She was born on January 21, 1972 in Celle, Germany to the late Lewis E. Gaston and Krimhilde (Hoffman) Gaston. She was also preceded in death by her grandmother,...

James B. Barnett

James B. Barnett, 86, of Sevierville, TN, formerly of Jellico, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Presbyterian Rust Medical Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He was born on February 5, 1932 to the late Fred Clarence Barnett and Ruby (Gilliam) Barnett Cohen in the...

Elmer Harold Moses

Elmer Harold Moses, 88, of Becks Creek Road, Williamsburg departed this life on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born on May 3, 1930 in Williamsburg to the late Herbert Moses and Una (Davis) Moses. He was also preceded in death by an infant son,...

Ruth “Granny Ruth” Meadors

Ruth “Granny Ruth” Meadors, 93, of 19th Street, Corbin departed this life on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Corbin Health and Rehab Center. She was born on October 18, 1925 in Williamsburg, to the late Rev. Paul Sharp and Ethel (Childers) Sharp. She was also preceded in death by...

Elmer Peace

Elmer Peace, 86 of Cemetery Road Williamsburg, departed this life on December 11, 2018 at the home of his niece. He was born on April 2, 1932 in Harlan, to the late Charlie and Verda (Mahan) Peace. He was also preceded in death by his brother(s) Chester Peace, Easter Peace and...

Jada Louise Rose

Jada Louise Rose, 44 of Williamsburg, departed this life on December 5, 2018 at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was born on February 6, 1974 in Corbin, to the late Jay L. and Margaret (Manning) Rose She is survived by two sons, Michael Jason Lomio and wife...