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Baptist Health Corbin welcomes New Year Baby

The first baby born at Baptist Health Corbin in 2017 was Grayson Henry Sumner. Grayson was born at 2:22 a.m. on January 1, 2017 to the proud parents of Stephanie and Joshua Sumner. He weighs 6 lbs. 15.5 oz. and was 20 inches long.

Faulkner & Taylor Furniture Store founders pass away

Williamsburg lost two of its most notable residents last week as Vernon and Dorothy Faulkner died. The couple owned and managed Faulkner & Taylor Furniture Store on Main Street for 44 years. They were a very good people,” said Brian Shelby, who partnered with the Faulkners in...

Bunch prepares for first session as part of Republican house majority

State Representative Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg, has been selected to chair the House Budget Review Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education and Workforce Development in the new Republican-controlled State House of Representatives. Bunch, the chair of the program that...

Corbin men recovering after car crashes into building

Two Knox County men have been seriously injured following a freak accident on Friday that left a local business in shambles. On Friday, December 30, Barbourville Police officers responded to a report of an accident where a vehicle struck the State Farm Insurance office at Union...

Merry’s Flowers to close after 40 years

A business that has been an institution in downtown Williamsburg for more than 40 years will soon be no more. Merry’s Flower Shop, which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, will be closing its doors no later than Jan. 13 and possibly sooner if the merchandise gets...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017

WARTA members partner with Whitley County Library to help fight hunger

Paying a fine is usually considered a bad thing, but the Whitley County Library staff found a way to turn it into a good thing by allowing customers with overdue books to pay their fines by donating food to the “Yes, We Can Feed Kentucky” food drive sponsored by the Whitley Area...

Redhounds win 2016 Falls Invitational

Last week, the Redhound Varsity Club presented the 2016 Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament. A field of eight teams competed to become this year’s CFIT champions, but in the end it was the host Corbin Redhounds who were able to secure their first invitational crown since...
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Column: Covering the CFIT was a good way to end 2016

The following From the Sidelines column appeared in the January 4, 2016 edition of the News Journal… 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
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Senior Spotlight: 2016-17 Corbin Redhounds Basketball

The last week of 2016 was a special one for the Corbin Redhounds basketball team. After finishing as runner-up in the Smoky Mountain Classic just before Christmas, the Hounds came out on top of the 30th Annual Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament, which they hosted last...
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