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Forcht Group donates building to Corbin Independent Schools

With the continued growth of Corbin Independent Schools, the school system has outgrown the available space for the staff and administrators at the central office on Roy Kidd Ave. Relief is on the way as Forcht Group of Kentucky has donated the two-story building on Barbourville...

Houchens Food Group donates $250 to Canadatown Fellowship Pantry

The Houchens Food Group donated $250 to the Canadatown Fellowship Pantry last week. The check was presented at the Save-a-Lot store in Jellico. Joyce Wilson, the director of the pantry, said they serve 60 families every month. The pantry regularly hosts food giveaways for anyone...

Save A Lot in Williamsburg makes donation

Teddy Anders, the store manager for Save A Lot in Williamsburg, recently presented a $500 check to Travis Jones, the pastor at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. “Over the holidays for the month of November and December, we did a feed the needy holiday bag giveaway,” said Anders....

Entertaining Angels Unaware

Running a charitable endeavor or ministry usually isn’t cheap, let alone an easy undertaking. First Baptist Church’s White Flag Ministry, which provides the homeless and others with motel lodging on nights when the forecast predicts that the temperature will drop below 29...
Posted On 28 Feb 2021

Laurel Judge-Exec. brings $2,500 donation for Corbin Senior Citizens Center

After hearing about budget cutbacks impacting the Corbin Senior Citizens Center, Laurel County Judge-Executive David Westerfield didn’t want to give lip service to the problem. He prefers direct action. During a visit to the center last Thursday, Westerfield presented center...

W’burg girl forgoes birthday party in order to help others

Thanks to the efforts of 10-year-old Hayley Bays, three less fortunate children will have a merrier Christmas this year. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, Bays presented the Williamsburg Police Department with a $320 donation for the Shop with a Cop...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club donates school supplies to Boston Elementary School

Students at Boston Elementary School received a welcomed present Friday morning in the form of free school supplies. Williamsburg Kiwanis Club President David Perry and member Steven Jett delivered the supplies to the kindergarten classroom of Janel Cupp and the first grade...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

Ossoli Foundation pledges $10,000 to Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library Corporation of Corbin could be half way to its goal to raise the $41,000 need to purchase the historic building. At the monthly board meeting last Thursday night, it was announced that the Ossoli Foundation of Corbin has pledged to match up to $10,000 in...

W’burg Kiwanis Club makes $500 donation to Ronald McDonald House

Last year families from Whitley County spent 135 nights at the Ronald McDonald House in Lexington, and Laurel County families spent 388 nights there. “This area is really where we pull most of our guests from,” Ann Evans, Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017

FCi Federal helps 45 less fortunate families

45 less fortunate families are getting Christmas stockings, coats, candy, hats, gloves and presents for the children thanks to the efforts of a local business. FCi Federal, which is more commonly known as the Kentucky Consular Center, delivered presents for 15 families to...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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