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July 15, 2014

TODAY'S HEADLINES, JULY 15, 2014

CORBIN — Man injured at triathlon improving: Suddenly collapsed Saturday at race transition station

A man seriously injured at the Laurel Lake Triathlon remains hospitalized but has seen improvement.

Valentine resigns as  tourism chair: Clouse, Sanborn welcomed as new board members

A longtime fixture with the Barbourville Tourist and Recreation Commission since its beginning in 1993 resigned Monday.

W’burg Council tables co-signing on airport loan

A motion, in which the Williamsburg City Council would co-sign an agreement for the Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport Board to refinance loans owed by the airport, was tabled Monday at the council’s regular meeting.

Laurel County Board of Education: New graduates, board titles at meeting

Laurel County has four new high school graduates and two Board of Education members with new titles.

Police Roundup: Man brandishing knife threatens woman

A woman was transported to Saint Joseph London Sunday after being assaulted and chased by a man with a knife, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

High Hopes: Panthers' new head coach says team can be playing for region, state titles

Knox Central Athletics Director, Jeff Canady, said the school’s boys basketball program is aiming high and Monday’s official hiring of James Voight is all the proof anybody needs.

Long Gone: Hazard/Perry dashes North Laurel hopes with offensive outburst

The North Laurel 9-10 year-old All Stars had a tough row to hoe coming in to Monday’s showdown with Hazard/Perry, needing back-to-back wins to advance to the state tournament.

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  • TODAY'S HEADLINES — July 24, 2014

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    Restaurant tax problems being corrected

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    July 24, 2014

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    July 23, 2014

  • Evaluation of Williamsburg Superintendent postponed

    An executive session to discuss and evaluate Williamsburg Independent Schools Superintendent Denny Byrd was slated for Tuesday night’s regular meeting — but an absence of one member postponed those plans.

    July 23, 2014