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Whitley students talk hope and resilience in Thursday webinar

On Thursday, Whitley County High School students Craig Hensley and Dania Esser spoke to over 700 viewers from all over the United States as part of the WhyTry Organization’s online “Resilience and Hope Summit.”

Whitley County’s Nick Wilson still in the running after week 12 of Survivor: Winners at War

Episode 12 of CBS’s Survivor: Winners at War opened with the eight remaining Koru tribe members returning from the tribal council after Sophie was sent to the Edge of Extinction with a blindside, and several members were on the outs as a result. Ben and Sarah voiced their...

Laurel County reports 17th COVID-19 case; fourth Knox County patient has recovered

Laurel County reported its 17th COVID-19 case late Wednesday afternoon, according to the Laurel County Health Department. Out of the 17 cases, two are deceased, nine have recovered, and six cases are active. Among the active cases, two are undergoing hospital isolation, and four...
Posted On 30 Apr 2020

Kentucky State Police arrest Corbin man in connection with pawn shop burglary; searching for second man

Kentucky State Police have arrested one person and are searching for a second in connection with the burglary of a Corbin area pawn shop sometime Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. The burglars were captured on surveillance video as they forced their way into Gotcha Back Pawn...

Public coronavirus testing starts Monday, May 4, in Knox County

Public testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus has made its way to Knox County. Starting Monday, May 4, anyone wishing to be tested for the coronavirus will have that option. The Knox County Health Department has partnered with Gravity Diagnostics to provide COVID-19 testing through...

UPDATE: WD Bryant burglar broke glass out of door; tried to take chainsaw

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the individuals involved in a burglary at W.D. Bryant, and possibly a Corbin storage building, early Thursday morning. Video surveillance captured the male subject in a blue hooded sweatshirt taking a backpack blower and...

Corbin Police investigating early morning burglary at WD Bryant

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the individuals involved in the burglary at WD Bryant early Thursday morning. Video surveillance captured the male subject in a blue hooded sweatshirt taking a backpack blower and string trimmer. He fled the scene in an...

Corbin man gets huge sendoff at Baptist Health Corbin where he beat COVID–19

After more than two weeks of treatment for COVID–19 at Baptist Health Corbin, 68-year-old James Walters was discharged Wednesday afternoon. Walters, a Corbin resident, was wheeled through the hallways where hospital staff applauded and showed signs supporting his effort to...

Whitley County Sheriff gets clean audit report

Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley got a clean financial bill of health in a recent audit by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon’s Office regarding the 2018 taxes. “The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance. The auditor also noted no matters involving internal control over...
Posted On 30 Apr 2020

Williamsburg pharmacist went above and beyond for elderly man

(Letter to the Editor by Margaret Potter, Fort Myers, Florida) I have been gone from Southern Kentucky for approximately 59 years, but the same caring concern and thoughtfulness that existed then still exists in that area today. Recently, after speaking with my elderly brother’s...
Posted On 30 Apr 2020
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