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Whitley Co, Lynn Camp win district softball titles Thursday

Both the 50th and 51st District softball tournaments wrapped up Thursday, and two coverage area teams were able to walk away as champions.
Posted On 23 May 2019
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Funds are needed for cemetery upkeep

Here it is Memorial Day, or as we used to call it decoration day. As a child I remember when crowds would gather, bring lunches, having singing and linger at the cemetery. Things have changed with the passing of time. Now fewer people decorate and the stay lasts for only a few...

Letter to the Editor: Reader identifies with News Journal columnist

To the Editor: I just read Teresa Brook’s column in the May 15 News Journal paper, and it brought tears to my eyes. We had a similar experience when my grandson was born, and I (even as a grandma) can imagine exactly how that must’ve been for her. Thank God for her miracle (and...
Posted On 23 May 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Put speedbumps back on Sanderlin Drive

To the Editor: I have been a resident of Corbin for more than 40 years. I pay my city taxes. I have never asked the city for anything. However, my home is off Sanderlin Drive, so I must drive it several times almost every day. It is a dangerous road that connects Fifth Street to...
Posted On 23 May 2019
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Gibson’s Music 50th anniversary celebration to culminate in free concert Saturday night

Gibson’s Music is celebrating 50 years in business this week, and owner and founder, Betty Comer, is planning a big bash to mark the occasion. The party will culminate Saturday evening with a free performance by pianist Jason Coleman, the grandson of world-renowned pianist Floyd...

Whitley Judge-Executive, Ossoli Club pledge support to Senior Citizens Center

It’s been a good week for the Corbin Senior Citizens Center. Just a month ago, the center was looking at about a $15,000 shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year, which would mean a reduction in the number of days it would be open, and meals it could serve those who utilize the...

Corbin man indicted on child-porn related charge

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Corbin man on charges related to possession of matter involving a sexual performance by a minor. 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
Posted On 23 May 2019

Farmers’ Market returns to Bill Woods Park

Following a one-year absence, the Whitley County Farmer’s Market returned to Bill Woods Park in downtown Williamsburg Thursday evening. This year the farmers’ market will be held in downtown Williamsburg from 5 – 8 p.m. each Thursday in Bill Woods Park through the season, which...
Posted On 23 May 2019

Trio of W’burg Ju Jitsu students make ASJL national team

A Whitley County brother and sister, and one other local teenager have been selected to the compete on the American Sport Ju Jitsu League’s national team. Trevor Leach, 10, and his sister, Lauren Leach, 12, along with Corey Bryant, 19, were recently selected for the team. They...
Posted On 23 May 2019

Gray man found with meth, cocaine, pills, and stolen merchandise

A Gray man was arrested Wednesday at the Corbin Walmart after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found methamphetamine, cocaine, assorted drug paraphernalia, and almost $250 worth of stolen items on his person. Joseph Ray Middleton, 40, is facing charges of first-degree trafficking...