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Lady Mustangs favored in Second District

Last season, McCracken County's girls basketball team was decimated by injuries and two bouts of the flu. But still, the Lady Mustangs managed to go undefeated in the Second District on the way to a successful district championship defense, making it as far as the First Region semifinals before losi

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-23 23:52:14

Morgan's, Lakeland host holiday service

More than 100 people from in and around the community took part in a Holiday Service of Remembrance organized by Morgan's Funeral Home and Lakeland Chapel.FURNISHED PHOTO The owners and staff of Morgan's Funeral Home and Lakeland Chapel hosted their second annual Holiday Service of Remembrance on Fr


Cookie Walk planners continue preparations

Local baker Julie Wright is sharing one of her favorite cookie recipes she often prepares for the annual Cookies for a Cause cookie walk to benefit the Caldwell County Free Clinic. This year's cookie walk is planned for Friday, Dec. 1, from 4-7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Ch


Cash Express plans holiday collection

Cash Express of Princeton will sponsor its 13th annual coat and toy drive for local children through Dec. 15, and a Stuff the Cruiser event is planned for Dec. 2. "We are pairing up with our local food bank and family resource center to become a blessing to families in our community," said Kayla Joh


Retention policy on elementary school site-based council's radar

The retention policy was a hot topic at the Dawson Springs Elementary School site-based decision-making on Monday. The kindergarten teachers suggested the council look at the school's retention policy. In years' past, when a student had the possibility of being held back, school officials met with t


Citizens gather at board meeting

Amy Elam addresses the Dawson Springs School Board on Monday night, Nov. 20. The school board conference room and the agenda were pretty full on Monday night for the Dawson Springs Independent Schools regular board meeting. About a dozen people showed up in support of Ethan Garrison, a senior who wa


Dawsonians see the light: Chaney recognized for service

The faithful came. And so did the cold. Dawson Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Program hosted Christmas Open House and the Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Sunday afternoon and evening downtown. Shoppers shuffled from store to store and children scurried to see Santa. A crowd gathered in


Aluminum tab collection tops 1 million

Dawson Springs resident Richie Shepherd has been collecting aluminum soda can tabs. And on Friday, Nov. 10, he and his wife, Marilyn, traveled to the Ronald McDonald House in Louisville to deliver the latest load of tabs. Shepherd, with help from various local people, has collected and more than 1 m


Williamsburg Health and Rehab wins 'Best of Kentucky' award

The Overall "Best of Kentucky" award was presented to Williamsburg Health & Rehabilitation Center. Photo above, left to right, event sponsor Volker Wellman of EcoLab, Williamsburg H&RC Director of Nursing Joy Petrey, Williamsburg H&RC Administrator Laura Creekmore, and Miss Kentucky Molly Matney. Wi


Williamsburg hosts Ky.-Tenn. Kiwanis Governor's Banquet

The leader of the Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis district encouraged Williamsburg Kiwanis Club members and others to seek out new members and continue to grow their clubs, including new members that don't look like them. 2017-2018 Kiwanis Governor of Kentucky-Tennessee Division Six Dale Hawkins was the


Residents say trailer fire on Dowis Chapel Road sparked by space heater

Residents say a space heater is to blame for a fire that damaged a double-wide mobile home on Dowis Chapel Road Friday morning. Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters were called to the scene at 437 Dowis Chapel Road about 9:30 a.m. Dispatchers advised firefighters that no one was in the residence loca

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 16:17:09

Corbin officials to begin issuing citations for violations of garbage ordinance

Since Corbin Public Works began its efforts in April to decrease the number of residents who fail to comply with the city's ordinance detailing how garbage is to be set out at the curb for pickup, officials said the number has been cut in half. The remaining residents are being given one final "cour

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 15:16:56

Nontraditional Success: York wanted a better life so she got her GED

Delia "Dee" York wanted a better life for herself, and with a GED, she got it. A manager at a convenience store for 26 years, York enjoyed her job, and things were good in her life. But when the store underwent new ownership, things started to change. She started to become mistreated and hazed in a

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-11-24 14:59:00

New Whitley 911 dispatcher graduates training with distinction

Whitley County E-911 dispatcher Larry Todd Centers Jr. was one of 22 law enforcement dispatchers, who graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT). Centers was one of nine people in the classes named of trainee of distinctio

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 14:38:42

Group seeking to preserve Corbin's Carnegie Library building hopes for holiday fundraising surge

Corbin's Carnegie Library building in its heyday. The push to protect and preserve Corbin's old Carnegie Library has led to a fundraising effort that organizers are hoping picks up steam over the holidays and early next year. Diane Mitchell, Secretary of the Carnegie Center of Corbin, Inc. board of

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 16:49:33

Deputy saves father, four-year-old stopped on I-75

A Whitley County Sheriff's deputy is being credited with saving a Knoxville man and his four-year-old son after the man stopped his vehicle on I-75 early Sunday morning in the roadway without any vehicle lights on. Robert Cook is charged with various drug offenses after stopping his vehicle on I-75


17th Annual Johns Lake Holiday Boat Parade

The 17th Annual Johns Lake Holiday Boat Parade will be on Sunday, Dec. 17th, at 6:00pm. See over 40 boats decorated in lights! Public viewing is from the Public Boat Ramp on Lake Blvd. in Winter Garden from approx. 7:00-7:30. This location is off Hwy 50 on Lake/Orange County Line. All boats partici

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-11-23 09:27:00

Kiwanis Members Place Flags at Cemetery

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, members and friends of the Kiwanis Club of Clermont, along with members of the South Lake HS Key Club placed 368 American Flags on the graves of Veterans at the Oak Hill Cemetery. The Flags were picked up on Saturday, November 18, 2017. This community service event is

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-11-24 09:11:00

Hollywood is Looking for a Workout Buddy

Hollywood is a sweet, albeit chunky, 4 year old Corgi Blend. Ideally, Hollywood would weigh around 20 lbs, but she needs some help getting to that weight. Hollywood is looking for a family that will continue her diet and take her on lots of walks! Hollywood is the total package! She is housetrained,

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-11-24 09:17:00

Leesburg kicks off the holidays tonight with Christmas Stroll

The holidays burst alive with color and sound this weekend in communities all over Lake County, starting with the Christmas Stroll in downtown Leesburg tonight. Here is a look at what's going on: Christmas Stroll Downtown Leesburg hosts its annual Christmas Stroll from 6 to 9 p.m. today, beginning w

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-24 18:37:08