Hobart Hubbard

Hobart Hubbard, 79, of Nannie Hubbard Road, Williamsburg, departed this life on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born on November 5, 1937 in Clarksville, IN to the late John Hubbard and Sallie (Epperson) Hubbard. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Allie [...]

KCEOC President receives 2017 Innovation Award

Paul Dole, KCEOC President/CEO, receives the 2017 Robert M. Coard Innovation Award from Bryan Duncan, Chair, Community Action Partnership Board of Directors. The national Community Action Partnership presented Paul Dole, KCEOC President/CEO, with the 2017 Robert M. Coard Innovation Award at the national annual conference on September 1st in Philadelphia, PA. The Award [...]

Former Corbin BOE member injured in crash

A former Corbin Board of Education member is at the University of Kentucky Medical Center recovering from injuries she sustained in a car crash last Thursday. Sixty-four-year-old Debbie Cook of Corbin was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Corbin and then transported to UK with what she described in a Facebook post as fractures in [...]

District Court 10-04-17

Editor’s note: The News Journal publishes only the final disposition of district court criminal cases except for those which are waived to a grand jury or dismissed. The following cases were heard in Whitley District Court in Corbin June 19, 2017 by Whitley District Judge Fred F. White Kelly Denham, 1969, no/expired registration receipt, no/expired [...]

Inspections 10-04-17

Restaurant inspections • Hardee’s, 411 South Main Street, Corbin - 98. Sept. 6 regular inspection. Remarks: door on walk-in freezer in bad repair; floors in bad repair. • J&B Country Cooking, 2014 South Main Street, Corbin - 100. Sept. 6 regular inspection. • Dixie Café of Corbin, 208 South Main Street, Corbin - 99. Sept. [...]

Circuit Court 08-09-17

Steven Hurst and Teresa Hurst vs. Sheri May Hatcher and Brian Keith Hatcher - verified petition for custody. Cumberland Valley National Bank and Trust Company vs. Gregory T. Marcum and Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust company - complaint for foreclosure. Larry Wayne Strunk and Natasha Strunk vs. Ginny Irene Prince and Don Brandon Herald [...]

Lawsuit filed in case of 2016 fatal shooting by Knox County deputy

The family of a man shot and killed by Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Mikey Ashurst in June 2016, has filed a lawsuit against the county, sheriff’s department, Ashurst and Constable Brandon Bolton. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, claims intentional homicide and violation of the constitutional rights of the man, Jesse [...]

Legal Notices for 5-31-17

BID NOTICE: The Whitley County Health Department is taking sealed bids on a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country Van, approximately 173,000 miles, FWD, 6 cylinders. The vehicle will be sold as is. Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday June 7, 2017. For more information, please contact Bill Freeman at 606-549-3380.   PUBLIC [...]

Patrick Robinson steps down as head coach of WHS boys basketball program

After 11 years of leading the Williamsburg High School boys basketball program, Patrick Robinson has decided to step down as head coach of the Yellow Jackets. […]

Stolen motorcycle recovered in Georgia

A motorcycle that was stolen from a Lily residence last Thursday morning has been recovered in Georgia and two people have been arrested. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, Public Affairs Officer at the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, said the motorcycle was recovered last Friday. Acciardo said the dark green 2002 Suzuki motorcycle was taken from a residence [...]