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Laurel, Bell, Knox counties report new COVID-19 cases

Laurel, Bell and Knox counties are all dealing with increased cases of COVID-19, according to reports from all three county health departments Thursday. The Laurel County Health Department announced Thursday that 12 new positive COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed, including: an...
Posted On 09 Jul 2020

Former 13th Region soccer standouts teaming up to offer lessons this summer

The Corbin-Whitley County area has presented Neel Patel and Trey Cima with many great opportunities in the sport of soccer, and this summer they are teaming up to give back with a new venture they are calling Topflite Soccer Training.

Gov. Andy Beshear signs executive order mandating masks be worn in public

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that he has signed an executive order mandating that masks be worn in public. During a press conference held Thursday afternoon, Beshear said the order will go into effect at 5 p.m. Friday. All customers at retail establishments, grocery...

Harold E. McNew

Harold E. McNew, 85, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Corbin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Verlie Ledington McNew. Visitation will be held from 3:00-4:00 pm Saturday, July 11, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 4:00 pm. Burial...

Ruth Ann Lewis

Ruth Ann Lewis, age 77, of Rockford, Illinois departed this life on Friday, July 3, 2020, at the Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. She was born on May 5, 1943, in Harlan County, Kentucky, to the late Andy and Eunice (Lewis) Pack. In addition to her parents, she...

Colette Miller Stevenson

Colette Miller Stevenson, 75, of Bradenton, FL passed away June 23, 2020. She was born August 23, 1944 to the late Jack and Mildred Miller in Williamsburg, KY. She graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1962, earned a Certificate of Dental Hygiene from University of...

Woodbine, Oak Grove firefighters called to mobile home fire Wednesday

Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters were called out Wednesday morning to battle a mobile home fire on Hughes Lane off of Dowis Chapel Road in Knox County. “It was on fire all the way through,” said Woodbine Fire Chief Rick Fore of the scene when firefighters first arrived between...

Better Business Bureau warns of resurgence in Social Security scam calls

The Better Business Bureau is cautioning residents in central and eastern Kentucky after learning of a resurgence in the number of Social Security impersonation calls. According to officials with the BBB in Lexington, the callers inform the individuals that they must call a...

With fireworks, please be mindful of your neighbors … and their pets

My dogs have become drug addicts. Over the last week, we have been forced to medicate our two Shih Tzus nightly because the area around our house has been inundated with fireworks. I would not be surprised if some of those neighbors took advantage of the closeout sales at the...

Corbin Rod Run coming to The Arena Friday, Saturday

After nearly four months of silence, The Arena in Corbin will be roaring back to life beginning Friday as it hosts the inaugural Corbin Rod Run. The two-day event will feature more than 100 classic and custom vehicles along with numerous parts and accessories vendors. “We will...
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