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Cumberlands serves on MLK Jr. Day

More than 450 students from University of the Cumberlands volunteered at four different locations throughout Williamsburg in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The sites included Williamsburg Independent School District (WISD), Whitley County High School, Cedaridge Ministries...

The subtle art of ‘homerism’

I know I’m probably in the minority when I say I prefer my coverage of local sports to be as free from bias as possible. Give it to me straight, no chaser. I like reading/hearing interviews with opposing players and coaches. I like honest analysis of in-game strategy rather than...

News Journal named one of state’s top newspapers for third consecutive year

The News Journal brought home 23 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards, including General Excellence in the large weekly newspaper division for the third consecutive year, during the Kentucky Press Association’s 150th Annual Convention, which was held Thursday and Friday in...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Horace Heidt for Lucky Strike came to town

While watching America’s Got Talent Monday night three men called the “Texas Tenors” brought the house down with their performance. They had the longest ovation of the night. I told my wife, “They are going to win one of the two spots to move forward in the show.” When the votes...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

UC student newspaper wins second General Excellence award

For the second consecutive year, The Patriot, the student newspaper at the University of the Cumberlands, has been named the best in its class. The paper received 29 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards during the Kentucky Press Association’s annual awards banquet Friday,...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Gray man indicted for attempted murder, wanton endangerment in Knox County

A Gray man was indicted Friday in Knox County on attempted murder and wanton endangerment charges involving his wife and four children. 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

Kane Brown to kick off busy month at The Arena in Corbin with Friday concert

As the calendar turns to February on Friday, business will be picking up at The Arena in Corbin, which will feature something to do each weekend, and another show first featured on, “America’s Got Talent.” Friday night, The Arena will be packed as rising country star Kane Brown...

Electronic Edition for 1-30-2019

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Tri-county unemployment rate falls

Unemployment rates fell in 69 Kentucky counties between December 2017 and December 2018, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in 38, and stayed the same in 13 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Workplace accidents in KY at 24-year low

Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today applauded recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety throughout Kentucky, including the lowest rate of nonfatal incidents recorded in more than two decades. According to the latest...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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