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Corbin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor laid to rest Saturday

Dec. 7, 2019 will mark 78 years since U.S. Navy Motor Machinist Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely was one of the 2,335 military personnel killed in the Imperial Japanese Navy’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Steely, whose remains were identified just last year, was reunited with...

Visitation for Corbin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor is Friday with funeral Saturday

Almost 78 years later, the Corbin sailor killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor is back home. The remains of U.S. Navy Motor Machinist Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely arrived in Corbin Thursday night after landing at Bluegrass Airport in Lexington. A procession of local and state...

Remains of Corbin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to arrive back home Thursday evening

The remains of the Corbin sailor killed in the Imperial Japanese Navy’s attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 are scheduled to arrive in Corbin Thursday evening in preparation for his funeral on Saturday. Motor Machinist’s Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely, whose remains were...

Funds are needed for cemetery upkeep

Here it is Memorial Day, or as we used to call it decoration day. As a child I remember when crowds would gather, bring lunches, having singing and linger at the cemetery. Things have changed with the passing of time. Now fewer people decorate and the stay lasts for only a few...

Cemetery caretakers say money has run dry to mow graves

A Corbin area cemetery that dates back to the 1800s is in danger of becoming overgrown because of a lack of funds in its perpetual care account. Corinth Cemetery, which is located on Corinth Cemetery Road off of Cumberland Falls Hwy., is typically mowed every two weeks at a cost...