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Bell County reports fourth COVID-19 death Wednesday

Knox, Whitley, Laurel, McCreary and Bell County all reported new COVID-19 cases Wednesday with Bell County reporting its fourth COVID-19 death, which was an 81-year-old male. The Bell County Health Department reported 11 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, including five individual...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020

Legal Notices for 8-5-20

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA LEE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT Case No. CA20070011-00 TAMMY ANNE WADE and WINSTON NOLAN WADE, JR. vs BRANDI NICHOLE PENNINGTON The object of this suit is to adopt Ayden Micheal Lee Short. It is ORDERED that BRANDI NICHOLE PENNINGTON appear at the above-named...

W’burg school board postpones school start date to Sept. 8

Williamsburg Independent School students are getting a little bit more summer vacation. During a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Williamsburg Independent Board of Education voted to postpone the start of the new school year from Aug. 26 until Sept. 8. Board...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020

Health Care Center Week Proclaimed by City of Corbin

Corbin has proclaimed August 9 – August 15, 2020 as Health Center Week. Running parallel with the annual National Health Center Week, the City of Corbin is home to a single health center, Grace Health. The hope is that the week will raise awareness about the mission and...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020
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Fourth Annual Kayaking for Kids race raises over $15k

On Christmas night in 1776, George Washington and his Continental Army famously crossed the Delaware River to attack a group of Hessian soldiers in Trenton, New Jersey. Saturday morning wasn’t quite so dramatic, but Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. dressed in his best...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020

Saturday morning crash involved three vehicles

A Whitley County Fiscal Court dump truck was parked in the wrong place at the wrong time when it became involved in an accident Saturday morning near Exit 15. The crash happened about 9:30 a.m. on US25W in front of the Shell gas station when a car and a Jeep collided. As a result...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020

Corbin woman arrested for walking streets of London, naked

London Police say a Corbin woman was under the influence when she was seen on a security camera “skinny dipping” in a private pool, and seen walking naked around a part of the city Saturday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

State police arrest two for trafficking, importing heroin in Knox County

What began as a routine traffic stop for a vehicle that was weaving in the roadway in Gray Monday night, ended with the arrest of two people on numerous drug-related charges, including importing heroin and trafficking heroin that was allegedly being transported from Atlanta.   ...

Whitley County Health Department issues three COVID–19 public notices within last week

The Whitley County Health Department has issued three public notices within the last week advising of potential exposure to COVID–19. The notices involve the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office and Saxton Baptist Church in Williamsburg. Anyone who visited the sheriff’s office located...

Corbin attorney Shane Romines responds to sexual harassment lawsuit

Corbin attorney Shane Romines filed his response Tuesday afternoon to the sexual harassment lawsuit filed last week in Whitley Circuit Court, stating that any sexual escapades involving plaintiffs Cassandra Hibbard and Dana Vanover were consensual. Read this story and more for...
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