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Knox County schools’ budget on upward trend

Despite a rocky projected budget earlier this year which had Knox County Public Schools looking at a possible $2.4 million cut, Finance Officer Gertrude Smith reported at the September 27 board meeting that the working budget is actually on an upward trend for the second...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Area schools receive ‘Kayaking for Kids’ proceeds

Some local elementary schools and Upward basketball programs received money last week thanks to a recent kayaking and jon boat race near Williamsburg. August’s Second Annual Kayaking for Kids race generated a little over $6,400, and last week those proceeds were distributed to...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018

Central Baptist Church to host Beth Moore simulcast free Sept. 15

Central Baptist Church, Corbin KY, recently announced that it will be hosting the Living Proof Simulcast event with Beth Moore on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Beth is one of today’s top women’s leaders and will be joined by worship leader Travis Cottrell. Since it began more...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Cole competency hearing delayed until September

If a Williamsburg man, who tried to have his name changed to Victor Von Frankenstein one week before he allegedly killed someone earlier this year, is found incompetent to stand trial next month, then he would be sent off to a state mental institution for treatment, and could...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018

Seventh annual Lion’s Chase 5K Obstacle Race expected to draw 600

The toughest 5k race in all of sports is back and organizers are expecting around 600 competitors to compete to see who truly has the “heart of a Lion.” The seventh annual Lion’s Chase obstacle course 5k race will take place again, September 8, on a rolling, picturesque farm in...

Routine traffic stop leads to drugs, cash

A routine traffic stop in Williamsburg last week turned up cash, a scale, small baggies and suspected meth. Wesley Croley, 30, of Williamsburg, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance-meth, failure to signal, no brake lights,...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

‘Usual Suspects’ performing Friday at W’burg block party

Williamsburg residents will be able to enjoy the final block party of the summer Friday night as the Louisville-based “Usual Suspects Band” makes its Williamsburg debut. The nine-piece group features five rhythm players, a four-piece horn section and a vocalist. They cover a wide...
Posted On 18 Jul 2018

Corbin Library hosting cooking night for teens Friday

Middle and high school aged children will have the opportunity to learn some basic kitchen skills and how to make fajitas Friday at the Corbin Public Library’s Teen Cooking Night. Over the course of the hour-and-a-half long class, the students will cut and prepare the vegetables...

Corbin Library hosting mammoth book sale beginning Thursday

The Corbin Public Library is planning the mother of all book sales in preparation for the renovations to the annex building. At Thursday’s regular meeting of the library board, Chair Brenda Jones explained that the first floor of the annex building had become the storage area for...

W’burg woman accused of threatening to kill police officer

A homeless Williamsburg woman allegedly threatened to kill a Williamsburg police officer after he arrested her and booked her into the Whitley County Detention Center early Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White initially charged Billie Jean Satterfield, 44, with...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018