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W’Burg School introduces Jacket Box

Williamsburg City School welcomed a new addition to the campus in the form of the “Jacket Box.” The Jacket Box is a food pantry located at the corner of 10th Street and Main Street in Williamsburg. “It will be running on a ‘take what you need, give what you can’ basis, with a...

W’Burg board approves IT apprenticeship program

Two incoming juniors at Williamsburg Independent School will have the opportunity to work alongside the district’s chief information officer to learn about information technology, receive a small pay check, and certification. The Williamsburg Independent Board of Education...

2020 was a year of extremes in area sports

Area sports was a year of extreme highs and lows, while trying to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The following are the 10 stories that fell into one of those two categories. 1) Corbin Middle School Eighth Grade Football wins state championship The Corbin Redhounds Eighth Grade...

Time for Hounds, Jackets to meet on the gridiron

Who is the best high school football team in the area? Corbin could make the argument that, even though it lost in the regional championship game, it played the toughest schedule, and a broad spectrum of opponents from Class 2A powerhouses Beechwood and Somerset to Class 6A Dixie...

From the cheap seats: A few thoughts as I settle into sports

This week’s edition of The News Journal marks my third week covering sports. It has been an exciting time with high school football in the midst of the playoffs. Being a Wednesday paper, my goal has been not to spend a lot of time recapping the past week’s games. Instead, I try...

Williamsburg to face Kentucky Country Day in Class A state semifinals matchup on Friday

Finley-Legion Field in Williamsburg was soaked with water last Friday and intermittent rain was only adding to the slop and standing water. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us