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Update: Knox, Bell counties report COVID-19 fatalities Thursday; McCreary County announces three new cases Thursday

Whitley, Knox, Bell and Laurel counties all reported additional COVID-19 cases Thursday with Knox and Bell counties both reporting additional COVID-19 related fatalities. Out of the 21 COVID-19 cases reported so far this week in Whitley County, more than half of those cases...
Posted On 23 Jul 2020

Gorman McKiddy

Gorman McKiddy, age 75, of East Highway 904, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at his home. He was born on May 9, 1945 in Gatliff, Kentucky to the late William and Verna (Peace) McKiddy. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Nona Moore; and...

Linda Kay Mason Nantz

Linda Kay Mason Nantz, age 68, of Woodbine, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reed Nantz. Private graveside service was held in Corn Creek Cemetery. Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pauline Chaney Dodd

Mrs. Pauline Chaney Dodd, age 94, of Adams Street, Corbin, Kentucky, the widow of the late Fletcher A. Dodd, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Friday, July 24 in the...

Miller Park renovations still included in Corbin’s budget

The City of Corbin’s budget for fiscal year 2020-2021, which started on July 1, 2020, and ends June 30, 2021, still has the planned Miller Park renovation, and includes no across the board pay raises although some employees will see pay increases. The Corbin City Commission held...
Posted On 23 Jul 2020

Corbin’s Brenna McDaniel Awarded Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship by Grace Health

Brenna McDaniel of Corbin, KY has been awarded a 2020 Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship from Grace Health. Brenna, the daughter of Craig and Denise McDaniel, will receive a $3,000 scholarship award for her nursing career studies, which she will begin pursing this fall following...

Illegal parking leads to drug arrest

If you are going to have pills, a digital scale and hypodermic needles in your vehicle, then it is probably a good idea not to draw attention to yourself by illegally parking. This is what a Williamsburg man is accused of doing early Monday morning at the Pilot Travel Center. The...
Posted On 23 Jul 2020

Knox-Whitley Humane Association hosting adopt-a-thon, yard sale Friday and Saturday

The outpouring of donations has led the Knox–Whitley Humane Association to expand its Stars and Stripes Adopt-a-Thon and yard sale to Friday and Saturday. “I can tell people have done a lot of spring cleaning,” said Shelter Director Melissa McElroy. “It is probably one of the...

Corbin Police investigating Monday night break-in

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to find the individual(s) who broke into an auto repair shop Monday night. Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the burglary occurred at Franks Auto Repair on South Main Street near 20th Street sometime...