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Williamsburg hosts Ky.-Tenn. Kiwanis Governor’s Banquet

The leader of the Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis district encouraged Williamsburg Kiwanis Club members and others to seek out new members and continue to grow their clubs, including new members that don’t look like them. All clubs need to be thinking about what they are going to do...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

W’burg Kiwanis Club holds officer inductions

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club was encouraged to be leaders in their community, especially for children during their October monthly meeting. Past Kiwanis Kentucky-Tennessee District 6 Governor Chuck Fletcher encouraged the club to be active in the community and schools and to...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Increased speeding enforcement has decreased accidents, Caddell tells W’burg Kiwanis Club

At one point, Williamsburg was having almost 400 vehicle accidents a year. “The average speed limit is 35 mph. You should not have that,” noted Williamsburg Assistant Police Chief Jason Caddell. So far Williamsburg police have worked 50 fewer accidents this year than at this...
Posted On 13 Oct 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

Video gaming/e-sports being added at University of the Cumberlands

Students at the University of the Cumberlands will soon be able to play video games as a varsity sport. This year e-sports, or video gaming, is being started as a club sport. “It is catching on across the country. A lot of schools have added it. We are going to start it at the...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

‘Prayer is as much listening to God as it is talking to him,’ Wright tells W’burg Kiwanis

“We are here today because it is the National Day of Prayer,” Rev. Bill Wright, former pastor at Main Street Baptist Church, told a group of about 100 people gathered Thursday morning for the 18th Annual Williamsburg Kiwanis Club National Day of Prayer Breakfast. “Today, across...
Posted On 10 May 2017

W’burg Kiwanis Day of Prayer Breakfast set for May 4

Former Main Street Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Bill Wright will be the keynote speaker during the 18th Annual Williamsburg Kiwanis Club National Day of Prayer Pancake Breakfast. Wright, who left Williamsburg last year, now serves as Minister to Senior Adults at First Baptist...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

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

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recognized as ‘Club of Distinction’

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club has been recognized as a “club of distinction” during a recent Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis Division mid-year meeting in Alcoa, Tennessee. Alvin Sharpe, who served as Williamsburg Club President for 2015-2016 and is currently the Kiwanis Lt. Governor...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Ladder truck, new AED top priorities for W’burg fire chief

Larry Todd, who took over as chief of Williamsburg Fire and Rescue last year, has several goals for his department that he would like to see accomplished before he retires. Among those goals are acquiring a ladder truck for the department, possibly forming a regional confined...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017
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