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Lynn Camp Volleyball defeats Lady Tigers

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Barbourville’s No. 20 Rachel Townsley goes up for a block against Lynn Camp on Tuesday while No. 11 Lilyanna Smith and No. 16 Jehan Abuzour look on.

The Lynn Camp Wildcat Volleyball Team rolled into town last night to face the Barbourville Lady Tigers and left with a win to extend their record to 2-3 on the season. The Wildcats dominated the first two sets (25-12, 25-15) before Barbourville caught fire in the third set. The Lady Tigers jumped out to an early eight to nothing lead but could not hold on and eventually fell 25-23. For more coverage, see next weeks Mountain Advocate.

BREAKING NEWS: Teen dies following collision with ambulance late Saturday night

Courtesy of Corbin News Journal
Three Knox County teens were struck by an ambulance on US 25E late Saturday night while riding their bikes, and one died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

The accident happened in the west-bound lanes across from Sammie’s Auction Housejust before 10:00 p.m. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker said the Knox County EMS ambulance was in the passing lane when the incident occurred. The crew was en route to Baptist Health Corbin with a patient from the Barbourville area.

Although authorities have not officially released the identities of those involved in the crash, witnesses report that 15-year-old Samson Callender was pronounced dead at the scene. Baker said emergency personnel had initially called for a helicopter to airlift the teen from the scene, but that request was cancelled. Two other teens, Keyshawn Blevins and Trenton Brock received minor injuries. They were taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Corbin

Kentucky State Police investigated the crash and shut down one lane of the divided roadway while the investigation was conducted.

The last emergency crews left the scene about 5 a.m.
Check back to www.thenewsjournal.net for more information as it becomes available.

UC captures ‘past’ on film

 

Devin Frederick, a sophomore majoring in computer information technology and communications at Union College, films a reenactment of 1775 pioneers as they travel along the Boone Trace.Photo by Bobbie Poynter

Devin Frederick, a sophomore majoring in computer information technology and communications at Union College, films a reenactment of 1775 pioneers as they travel along the Boone Trace.

The Cumberland Gap welcomed 2.5 million people between 1775 and 1785. On Saturday, it welcomed three film crews. The Union College Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Department, in collaboration with the Knox Historical Museum, set out with three film crews and 14 reenactors from as far away as Berea to create scenarios one might have encountered along what is now known as Boone Trace.

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Lynn Camp Volleyball 1-3 at Berea Tournament

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Wildcat volleyball player Destiny Hill prepares to serve against Sayre High School Saturday at the Berea Invitational Tournament.

The Lynn Camp Wildcats Volleyball team traveled north to Berea High School to participate in the Berea Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Saturday. The team lost games to West Carter, Owen County and Knott County before defeating Sayre in the final game.  See this weeks Mountain Advocate for complete coverage.

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