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Knox County reports two additional COVID-19 deaths from Christian Health Center; one COVID-19 death reported in Bell County

In regards to COVID-19, Thursday was a particularly bad day with new COVID-19 cases being reported in Knox, Bell, Laurel and Whitley counties, and with COVID-19 related deaths being reported in both Knox and Bell counties. “We have been notified of seven residents testing...
Posted On 16 Jul 2020

Corbin Police searching for suspect who used bad checks to purchase items from W.D. Bryant

Corbin Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly used bad checks to purchase approximately $3,000 worth of merchandise from W.D. Bryant Hardware. Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the suspect, who was seen on video leaving the store with a...

Williamsburg seeking funding to build parking lot to help new business

The City of Williamsburg is seeking funding in order to build a new parking lot downtown, which in part would be used to help accommodate a new business that is considering locating in downtown. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...
Posted On 16 Jul 2020

Senator McConnell thanks healthcare workers, talks second stimulus during stop at Baptist Health Corbin

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R–KY, came to southeastern Kentucky Monday, making stops at three local hospitals, including Baptist Health Corbin, where he praised healthcare workers for their efforts during the COVID–19 pandemic. He also spoke about what officials...

Dump, dump and away…

The Whitley County Fiscal Court held Dumpster Days last Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Whitley County Garage in Goldbug. Residents were able to dump items they wanted to dispose of without paying any fees.  
Posted On 16 Jul 2020