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Whitley County Health Dept. should open up on food workers diagnosed with Hep A

I think the Whitley County Health Department is doing the citizens of our county a disservice by not being more forthcoming regarding food service workers diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Kentucky has the nation’s worst outbreak of the disease. Among Kentucky counties, Whitley ranks...

Whitley Co. Health Dept. denies request for info on food workers with Hep A

Since July 1, 2017, there have been fewer than five cases of Hepatitis A reported in people that were working or had worked at restaurants in Whitley County, but unlike most other places in Kentucky, the public doesn’t know where this occurred. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

Whitley County ranks third in state in Hepatitis A cases

Whitley County ranks third in the state of Kentucky in terms of the number of reported Hepatitis A cases during an outbreak of the disease that dates back to November 2017, but why are the numbers here so high? You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

Williamsburg Christmas parade winners announced

Winners have been announced for the Williamsburg 2018 Feels Like Home “Christmas in a Small Town” Parade. In the church division, Oak Ridge Church of God took first place. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church finished second and Cumberland Freewill Church finished third. In the...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

W’burg Christmas decorating contest winners announced

Bragging rights have officially been determined for the best Christmas decorations in Williamsburg, but this year’s decision was a particularly difficult one for judges, who had ties in two residential categories in the 14th Annual Williamsburg Feels Like Home Christmas...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

Combs honored at special KCC retirement event

On Jan. 1, the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC), which is located in Goldbug, will get its second deputy director in the 16-year history of the facility. Deputy Director Virginia Combs will retire on Dec. 31 after serving as the first and only deputy director in the facility’s...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

Prominent Whitley County natives remembered

Nearly everyone, who lives in Southeastern Kentucky, is familiar with the story of Corbin’s most famous resident, Colonel Harland Sanders, who founded Kentucky Fried Chicken. What many people may not realize is throughout its 200 year history, Whitley County has been the home of...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

Corbin commissioners seek municipal order on list of streets needing blacktop

The Corbin City Commission wants a list of streets in need of blacktopping. At Monday’s quarterly work session, Commissioner Trent Knuckles asked City Attorney Bob Hammons to draw up a municipal order that requires that the commissioners receive the list by March. “It needs to be...

Coroner: Man found inside burning Rockholds home died from suicide

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley has ruled the cause of death in the case of an individual found in the basement of a burning Rockholds home Friday as suicide. Croley said the male subject, whose name is not being released, died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound....

Corbin Tourism sponsoring, ‘Finger Lickin’ Chicken Week’

Following up the success of Burger Week, the Corbin Tourism Commission is turning its focus to one of the things that put Corbin on the map – chicken. At Tuesday’s regular commission meeting, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the first annual Finger Lickin’ Chicken Week to...
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