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John Ulysses Wilson

John Ulysses Wilson, age 85, of Middlesboro, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born on June 13, 1935 in Gatliff, Kentucky to the late Martin and Beatrice (Anderson) Wilson.  He was...

Three new COVID–19 cases reported in Whitley County Friday

Three new cases of COVID–19 were reported in Whitley County Friday. Officials with the Whitley County Health Department said while one case is confirmed, two are being labeled as probable because of the type of testing used on the patients. That brings Whitley County’s case total...

Daphean Audrey Clouse

Daphean Audrey Clouse, 91, passed away on July 14, 2020 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Powell, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Allen Clouse. Due to COVID-19 concerns for everyone’s safety, the family has chosen to have a short service at the burial site....

Verna Mae Elswick

Verna Mae Elswick, age 74, of Highway 90, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the St. Joseph Hospice Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on September 30, 1945 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Clifford and Minnie (Meadors) Canada. She...

Virgil Lewis Capps

Virgil Lewis Capps, age 89, of Possum Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the Laurel Heights Nursing Home in London, Kentucky. He was born on April 6, 1931 in Evarts, Kentucky to the late Whyte and Bertha (Bailey) Capps.  He was...

Giant Chess set up and ready in downtown Corbin

When the location for the new Corbin Splash Pad was changed from North Main Street across from Sanders Park to South Main Street across from Corbin City Hall, the Corbin Tourism Commission worked to develop a new plan for the lot it owns. The plans for that lot as part of ...

Lily man charged with assaulting woman, running from, fighting with deputies

A Lily man was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly hitting a woman in the face and attempting to run from and fight with Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. Poreston G. Monhollen, 47, is facing charges of fourth–degree assault, third-degree criminal trespassing, third-degree...

Barbourville’s Daniel Boone Festival cancelled

For the first time in history, the Daniel Boone Festival has been cancelled due to a global pandemic. The number of positive COVID-19 cases increasing in Knox and surrounding counties weighed heavy on committee members and community leaders. During a regular meeting of the DBF...
Posted On 17 Jul 2020
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CUMBERLANDS ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR REOPENING CAMPUS

Dr. Larry Cockrum, President of University of the Cumberlands, today shared the University’s comprehensive plan for welcoming students, employees, and guests back to campus this fall.
Posted On 17 Jul 2020
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Trio of recent WCHS graduates are now certified phlebotomists, or blood suckers if you will

A trio of recent Whitley County High School graduates earned a certification before they graduated, which could help provide them employment for the next few years while they complete college. The trio of Terron Broughton, Mirna Hernandez and Katie Young are now certified blood...
Posted On 17 Jul 2020
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