Photo by Jeff Noble
These students at Oak Grove Elementary School raised $3,322.83 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. As a result, they got St. Jude’s T-shirts and got their picture made at the school Friday. Out of the total, Ms. Burns’ 4th grade class raised the most with $861.81, with Mrs. T. Partin’s 2nd grade class runner up with $564. Both classes will earn a popcorn party for their winning efforts. Victoria Johnson in Ms. Burns’ class got the top donations with $501. She was followed by Aaron, Trevor and Trent Jones who turned in $172.65, followed by Chloe McKiddy with $161, Cara Whitus with $135, and Caleb Bennett and Landon Walker, who raised $125 each. The money raised will help St. Jude find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment. And for those who participated in their recent MathaThon, Mrs. Darlene Jones in the Math Lab (pictured, fourth row, far left) gives a big shout-out and thank you.
Photo by Jeff Noble
Pastor Joseph Moses blesses the beagle-terrier mix, Darby, owned by Theresa Martin, of Williamsburg.
Blessings sought, bestowed on furry friends
A community service project turned into a night of camaraderie and healing at First United Methodist Church in Williamsburg Wednesday.
- Blessings sought, bestowed on furry friends
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Survey results reviewed
Another step in the process on picking Corbin High School’s new principal was taken Wednesday, when the school’s Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council unanimously approved the criteria to help them make that decision.
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Williamsburg players celebrate following Friday's win over Raceland in the Class A State Semifinal game.
On the Carpet
It's not been easy, but Jerry Herron's Williamsburg Yellow Jackets are one game away from capturing the football program's first-ever Class A state championship.
Leading the way
A little over 24 hours separates the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets from a showdown with the Mayfield Cardinals for the 2013 Class A State Championship, but it’s taken a lot longer for the program itself to reach this point.
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John L. Ross
Be thankful, not greedy this season
I watched several videos from across the country showing feeding time at a zoo for starved, carniverous animals. At least, that’s what it looked like. What it was, in fact, was Black Friday, 2013.
- Be thankful, not greedy this season
Stacie Eichinger brings out her "Walk 4 Courage" buggy and beads she's selling outside the West Knox Volunteer Fire and Rescue station Wednesday, to pose with the crew. Those in the picture include Chief Darryl Baker and his son.
Raising money for ill children, Stacie sets foot at West Knox firehouse
Moments after Stacie Eichinger got to the West Knox Volunteer Fire and Rescue station on a warm Wednesday afternoon, priority one was to lose the shoes.
- Raising money for ill children, Stacie sets foot at West Knox firehouse
Ky. needs to enact smoke-free law
As president of the Kentucky Society for Respiratory Care and a board member of the Kentucky Rural Health Association, I urge state lawmakers to enact a smoke-free law, which would greatly benefit the health of Kentuckians.
- Ky. needs to enact smoke-free law
Authors Steve Vest (left) and James B. Goode (right) discuss the making of the holiday book, "Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas."
Season’s Readings: Christmas book tour stops in Corbin
For an hour Monday, voices filled with the written words of Christmases past filtered through the Corbin Public Library.
- Season’s Readings: Christmas book tour stops in Corbin