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NIBROC SPORTS: Stevens, Messer complete six-year journey to become NIBROC cornhole tourney champs

Persistence finally paid off for the local duo of Nate Stevens and Colson Messer last Friday night, as they took home first place in the News Journal’s Annual NIBROC cornhole tournament in downtown Corbin.
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NIBROC SPORTS: Former Redhound captains championship team at Seventh Annual 3-on-3 tourney

This past Saturday, the News Journal presented its Seventh Annual NIBROC 3-on-3 Hoops Tournament inside the Princess Vermillion McBurney Recreation Center in Corbin.
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James Todd Wade

James Todd Wade, of Woodbine, departed this life to enter into his eternal life on August 11, 2019 at the Vanderbuilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN after a long battle with heart disease. He was 49 years and 7 months of age. He was preceded in death by his parents. James...

Williamsburg First and Pleasant View Methodist welcomes new Pastor

Williamsburg First and Pleasant View United Methodist Churches recently welcomed Zach Davis and his wife Emma to Williamsburg, where Zach has been called to serve as the new pastor for the two churches. Davis is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and Asbury Theological...

Laurel County Sheriff’s office participates in Back to School and child identification event

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office participated in the Back-to-School event held August 8th, 2019 at Corbin Walmart. Pictured in the photo  with Laurel County Deputy Gilbert Acciardo is Dayton; in the photo at the bottom, Deputy Acciardo is pictured with Emma and Joshua. The...

Continue Care Hospitals donate school supplies to Corbin Middle School students

Patricia Faulkner, Director of Quality Management of Continue Care Hospitals, Corbin, visited CMS to bring hundreds of donated school supplies and toiletry items for Corbin Middle School students. CMS Principal, Christi Lefevers, stated that this donation would help our students...

CVAD district receives 2019 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award

The Cumberland Valley Area Development District in London, KY has been awarded a 2019 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the City of Williamsburg, KY Bicycle and Pedesterian Master Plan. The plan was...

Billy Ray Taylor

Billy Ray Taylor, 62, formerly of Jellico, TN, passed away Monday morning, August 5, 2019 at Greystone Healthcare in Blountville, TN. He was born on November 11, 1956 to the late Banner J. Taylor, Jr. and Ethel (Roberts) Isabell in Jellico, TN. In addition to his parents, he was...

Wanda June Leach Perkins

Wanda June Leach Perkins, 80, of Jellico, TN passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, TN. She was born June 27, 1939 in Jellico (Hoot Owl Hollow), TN. Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Leamon “Oscar” Perkins; son, Danny Ray...