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Robert Joe Sellers

Robert Joe Sellers, age 49, of Oak Grove School Road, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, March 23, 2020, at his home. He was born on November 30, 1970 in Somerset, Kentucky, to the late Viola C. and Betty (Stigall) Sellers. He was also preceded in death by two infant...

Esther Delora Broyles Brown

Ms. E. Delora Broyles Brown, born on September 07, 1922, passed peacefully in her sleep on Monday, March 16, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Joseph G. Brown. She was a loving mother and leaves behind a son, William James Brown and a daughter, Diana Brown...

Cumberlands provides meals to those in need

While the University of the Cumberlands has closed its campus due to COVID–19, its food service has partnered to help provide meals during the crisis. Between March 24 and May 2, Pioneer College Caterers will prepare and deliver hot meals to the Williamsburg Senior Center and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlets hosts grand opening in Corbin Wednesday

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, and all that it entails, there were still several people that showed up to take part in the grand opening of the brand new Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in Corbin Wednesday morning.
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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Legislature working on budget, acts to pass COVID-19 relief bills

While I want to share information about what we are doing in Frankfort to address the COVID-19 spread, I would like to start this week’s update by sharing a little bit about my thoughts on what we are facing. Our state, nation, and world are facing an unprecedented challenge in...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

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As Non-Traditional Instruction days increase, schools work to get new assignments, food to students

With the recent announcement of more NTI days ahead, area school superintendents are making sure that plans are in place for their students to receive the resources needed to keep up during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Williamsburg Independent Schools Superintendent Tim...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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Williamsburg’s Care Now Urgent Care Center offering COVID-19 testing

Williamsburg’s first COVID-19 or novel coronavirus testing site has opened at the Care Now Urgent Care Center, which is located adjacent to IGA off US25W. The facility is open from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. seven days a week, and will offer COVID-19 testing during this 12-hour time period...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

Area restaurants adjust to, ‘to go’ only

Area restaurants are in uncharted waters as the COVID–19 pandemic has forced them to close their dine-in service, but several owners in Whitley County said the community has stepped up to support them until things return to normal. Kristen Smith, founder and owner of The Wrigley...

Saturday morning crash near Tye’s Ferry kills Rockholds man

A Rockholds man died Saturday morning in an automobile accident about one mile from his home. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Edward Drake, 70, of Tye’s Ferry Road, dead shortly after 11 a.m. from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Read this story and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020