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Barbourville restaurant employee tests positive for COVID-19 Monday

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) reported eight new COVID-19 cases Monday, including one child, and an employee at a Barbourville restaurant. “One of these positive cases is employed at Two Amigos Mexican Restaurant, Barbourville. KCHD is working closely with management...
Posted On 03 Aug 2020

Corbin Board of Education changes first day of school to September 9

The spike in COVID–19 cases and the efforts to finalize details on what will be a new experience for faculty, staff and students alike, led the Corbin Board of Education to move the beginning of the upcoming school year to Wednesday, Sept. 9. At a special called board meeting...

Whitley County Health Department issues COVID–19 public notice in connection with Saxton Baptist Church youth trip

The Whitley County Health Department has released a second COVID–19 public notice in connection with Saxton Baptist Church in Williamsburg. According to the notice released Monday afternoon, anyone who attended a youth camp along with a group from the church at Booker T....

Whitley County Health Department announces nine new COVID–19 cases since Friday

The Whitley County Health Department announced nine new cases of COVID–19 Monday. The new cases include two from the weekend and seven on Monday. This is the health department’s first update since Friday afternoon. The newest cases bring the total number in Whitley County...

Mack Jones

Mack Jones, 90, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020 at Baptist Health Hospital, Corbin, KY. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 4, at Corinth Cemetery, Corbin, KY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Corinth Cemetery...

Cora Elizabeth Lyons

Cora Elizabeth Lyons, age 47, of Short Lane, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at her home. She was born on May 13, 1973 in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her mother, Norma Alton. Cora loved her music and her rocking chair. She is...

Rhonda Renae Lawson

Rhonda Renae Lawson, age 52, of Manchester, Kentucky (formerly of Rockholds, Kentucky), departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the St. Joseph Hospital in London, Kentucky. She was born on June 4, 1968 in Michigan to the Raymond Bryant and Maggie Ethel (Kidd) Bryant. She...

Harold Lynn Harmon

Harold Lynn Harmon, age 74, of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born in Corbin to the late Harold Harmon and Velencia Louise Harmon. Lynn and was a US Army Veteran of Vietnam and was a retired field mechanic with Whayne Supply. In...

Mary Karr

Mary Karr, age 92, of Rockholds, Ky., passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Beech Tree Manor Nursing Home in Jellico, Tennessee. She was born January 6, 1928 in Whitley County, Ky. to the late Abbie and Susie Sutton Hill. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her...

Whitley County Health Department sends out COVID–19 public notice concerning sheriff’s office

The Whitley County Health Department is advising that anyone, who visited the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, July 27, may have been exposed to COVID–19. Officials emphasized that exposure would have been limited to the sheriff’s office located in the Whitley County...
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