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Nick Wilson among 11 remaining ‘Survivor: Winners at War’ contestants as merging of the tribes looms

Whitley County’s Nick Wilson’s Sele Tribe was sent to tribal council for the second consecutive week on CBS’s Survivor: Winners at War, but he survived another week and will make it to the traditional merging of the tribes next week. Week seven saw another first in the game, as...

Whitley County roads soon getting road stabilization work

A pair of Whitley County roads should soon be getting road stabilization work. During the fiscal court’s regular March 17 monthly meeting, it awarded a $58,393.10 road stabilization bid for Powers Hollow Road, and a $35,978.25 road stabilization bid for Snuffy Reynolds Road to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020

Whitley County first responders get share of previously hoarded goods

First responders in Whitley and Laurel counties received some much-needed free medical supplies Friday in the form of items, such as hand sanitizer, medical masks, gloves, thermometers, goggles and disinfectant wipes. The items were indirectly courtesy of a pair of Tennessee...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020

LG&E and KU warn customers of utility scammers during COVID-19

Now more than ever, businesses and residents should keep their guard up when it comes to scammers. Knowing that people are naturally distracted while managing the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on their daily lives, consumers may be prime targets for scammers. Louisville Gas...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020
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Attorney General Cameron warns Kentuckians of new charity, medicaid scams related to COVID-19 pandemic

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is warning Kentuckians of new charity and Medicaid scams related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and shared best practices to avoid the financial loss associated with these scams. “During this health crisis, we strongly encourage...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020
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Local ministers get creative in order to deliver the word

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to make changes to our daily lives. How we communicate, how we do business and how we travel are all areas in which adjustments have been made in order to help prevent the spread of this potentially life-threatening disease.

Corbin mayor declares state of emergency in wake of COVID–19

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus has declared a state of emergency in the city. According to the document Razmus signed Wednesday, it authorizes her to sign executive orders authorizing city personnel to coordinate and cooperate with the Whitley and Knox County Health Departments, the...