July 6 declared ‘Team Reed’ Day in Corbin

July 6 has been declared “Team Reed” Day in Corbin and the Corbin Kiwanis Club is hosting a prayer gathering and balloon release for the man of the hour, six-year-old Reed Elliott. Kiwanis member Heather Barrineau said Reed, son of fellow Kiwanian Larietta Elliott and her husband, Bill, is facing a potential second battle with [...]

Cumberlands losing some traditional football rivals

University of the Cumberlands Athletic Director Chris Kraftick spoke to the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recently about changes in the Mid-South Conference that will alter the school’s traditional football rivalries. Thanks to a football expansion by the Mid-South Conference, the University of the Cumberlands won't be playing some traditional opponents in the near future. [...]

Ky. Attorney General speaks to Corbin Kiwanis Club

Ky. Attorney General Andy Beshear shakes hands with members of the Corbin Kiwanis Club before speaking to the group last Friday at David's Steakhouse. He talked about the successes of his first nine months in office. Kentucky’s 50th Attorney General spoke to Corbin’s Kiwanis Club last Friday about his office’s four-point mission to [...]

W’burg Kiwanis celebrate 35th anniversary

About 60 people turned out at the Cumberland Inn Thursday afternoon to help the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club celebrate its 35th anniversary. "This is a great opportunity for us to celebrate the 35 years we have been in existence here," said current Williamsburg Kiwanis Club President Alvin Sharpe. Chuck Fletcher, Kiwanis Governor for the Kentucky-Tennessee District, [...]

W’burg Kiwanis will celebrate 35 years Thurs.

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club is inviting all current and former members to attend its 35th anniversary celebration at noon Thursday at the Cumberland Inn. "We're inviting all the old presidents back and old members back. We are going to celebrate 35 years of Kiwanis," said Williamsburg Kiwanis Club President Alvin Sharpe. "We would just like [...]

W’burg Kiwanis gets update from Little League President

Williamsburg Little League President Patty Faulkner recently addressed the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club. Williamsburg Little League Baseball President Patty Faulkner was the keynote speaker during the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club meeting Thursday. Williamsburg's Little League program is run entirely by volunteers and could be the largest volunteer organization in town with about 65 volunteers, Faulkner [...]

Myers speaks at Kiwanis prayer breakfast

"Today we recognize the National Day of Prayer and we gather here," Rev. Ande Myers told a group of about 100 people gathered Thursday morning for the 17th Annual Williamsburg Kiwanis Club National Day of Prayer Breakfast. "As we think about our nation and our needs and our world and her needs, we recognize that [...]

Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast is Thursday

First Baptist Church Pastor Ande Myers will be the keynote speaker Thursday morning for the Williamsburg Kiwanis National Day of Prayer Breakfast. Rev. Ande Myers will be the keynote speaker Thursday during the 17th Annual Williamsburg Kiwanis Club National Day of Prayer Pancake Breakfast. Myers, who is pastor of First Baptist Church in [...]

Harrison discusses alcohol petition

Roddy Harrison speaks to Kiwanis 3x

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison, who is spearheading an effort to allow packaged alcohol sales in Williamsburg and sales of alcohol by the drink at smaller restaurants, doesn’t want to see a bar on every corner or Williamsburg turn into the wild west.
For him, it’s not even about being able to go around the corner to his local convenient store to buy a six-pack of beer.

 

Harrison told the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club during its monthly meeting Thursday that for him the effort is about helping the town progress, showing that Williamsburg is a progressive community and trying to bring in some additional business to town.

 

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Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recognized

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club has been recently recognized as the fastest growing club in two states. Out of the 141 Kiwanis clubs in the Kentucky-Tennessee district, the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club is the number one club in terms of new growth with 76 percent grown since October. During the club's Jan. 7 monthly meeting, [...]