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Recycling Center here to stay

“Lots of people have asked for the last month if recycling was going to stop. It was never going to stop,” reassured Mayor David Thompson at Thursday night’s City Council meeting. While the recycling center has had issues over the past few months, including a diminished work...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
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Williamsburg Kiwanis Club donates to Impact Archery

Archery is a sport that doesn’t require any physical prowess in order to be successful, yet it does teach discipline, focus, work ethic and the drive to succeed. It gives students, who may not participate in other sports or activities, a chance to be part of a team. This was part...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Annual ‘Battle of the Bluegrass’ robotics competition draws record number of teams

The Ninth Annual First Robotics “Battle of Bluegrass” drew more than 20 teams to Lynn Camp High School Saturday. The event, hosted by Lynn Camp’s Team 3844, “The Kentucky Wildbots,” featured teams from six states. Several were pre-rookie teams that were seeking to get a taste of...

Local racecar driver beats cancer, brings home major championship

Driving a racecar requires a great deal of focus, determination and perhaps most importantly, bravery. All of these qualities have definitely served Corbin’s own Josh Brock well, both on and off the track.

Annual fire school event coming to Corbin

More than 225 firefighters are coming to Corbin, the site of the Southeastern Kentucky Firefighters Association’s annual fall fire school this weekend. The firefighters will be in the area Friday through Sunday, taking part in a combination of classroom work and field training,...

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...