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Get a Job – At CCHS Career Day – and County Job Fair

By Editor | November 18, 2021 |

Job Fair There is a Job Fair planned for 3:30pm to 5pm, Nov. 19 at the Cumberland County High School. Career Day for students starts there earlier in the day.

Veronica Jenenell Oliver

By Editor | October 1, 2021 |

Miss Veronica Jenelle Oliver of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 57 years, 3 months, and 9 days. She was born in East Peoria, Illinois on Saturday, June 20, 1964, the daughter of M. V. and Mary (Hopkins) Gibson. She…

Cheryl Riley Gilbert

By Editor | September 30, 2021 |

Cheryl Riley Gilbert, age 47 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Medical Center at Albany. Cheryl was born on October 21, 1973 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Dalllas Riley and Betty Davidson Riley. She was an employee of Five Star Food Mart. In addition to her parents…

Nora Agnes Sherer Thurman

By Editor | September 30, 2021 |

Obituary Mrs. Nora Agnes (Sherer) Thurman of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Monday, September 27, 2021, at her residence in Burkesville, having attained the age of 61 years and 10 days. She was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on Sunday, September 11, 1960, the daughter of Otis Odel and Ella Mae (Murray) Sherer. She was a CNA…

CCMS 8th Grade Team Remains Undefeated

By Editor | September 23, 2021 |

The Cumberland County Middle School Lady Panther 8th grade team pulled out a big win tonight over the Wayne County Lady Cardinals by a score of 44-17. The team is now 8-0 on the season. The girls that are 8th graders now have never lost a game in their middle school career. They are looking…

Senior Night For Lady Panther Volleyball

By Editor | September 23, 2021 |


By Editor | September 8, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID In Ky

COVID-19 Spreading By Al Cross, Cumberland County News  – From the Kentucky Health News The Kentucky General Assembly started their special session Tuesday, morning after a call issued Saturday afternoon by Gov. Andy Beshear, to set state policy for the pandemic as it continues its record surge. Beshear has issued many edicts under a state…

Easter Reflection By Rev. Fr Michael Ajayi — Holy Cross Catholic Church

By Editor | March 31, 2021 |

Easter Sunday’s Reflection By Rev. Fr Michael Ajayi of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Burkesville, Kentucky. Halleluiah! Praise the Lord! When Jesus was arrested and put to death on the cross, those who hoped and believed in him felt lost and defeated. But in a couple of days their sorrow was turned into joy and defeat…

Health Warning:

By Editor | February 26, 2021 |

Allergies and ‘Whole Foods’ Meatballs The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because Whole Foods Market, Inc., sold an undetermined amount of beef meatballs with marinara sauce that were misbranded and were produced with an undeclared allergen. The products contain parmesan cheese made from milk,…