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Knox County reports ninth COVID-19 fatality, one COVID-19 positive Barbourville Dairy Queen employee Wednesday

Wednesday was not a good day in Knox County in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Knox County Health Department reported one new COVID-19 death, which raises the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the county to nine. “We are also deeply saddened to report one death today. It...
Posted On 12 Aug 2020

Dennie Tippitt

Dennie Tippitt, age 85, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020 in St. Augustine, Florida. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Lois Campbell Tippitt; parents, Vagel Hass and Aud Tippitt; sister, Harleen Tippitt Smith....

Elsie Mae Eaton

Elsie Mae Eaton, age 98, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. She was born in Corbin, a daughter of the late John Rogers and Delphia Mayne Rogers.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Eaton in 1997; son, Dallas Eaton;...

Leslie Campbell, Jr.

Mr. Leslie Campbell, Jr., 70, of Barbourville, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, in Barbourville. A daughter, Sheila Berry, survives. The family will receive friends from 6-9 pm Thursday, August 13, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 1pm...

Williamsburg Maintenance Department quarantined due to COVID-19

The entire City of Williamsburg maintenance department is currently quarantined due to COVID-19. Mayor Roddy Harrison informed the city council about the situation during Monday’s regular monthly meeting, which was held via the Zoom video conferencing. “If it can wait, we are...
Posted On 12 Aug 2020

Corbin splash pad to be dedicated Aug. 28

The Corbin splash pad will officially be dedicated on Aug. 28. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the date for the dedication during the Corbin Tourism Commission’s regular meeting Tuesday night. The $639,000 project on the former Economy Inn Property is now complete as...

Williamsburg community saying goodbye to Joanna Mahan-Middleton

“She was willing to do whatever was asked of her. No job was too big or too small.”

Corbin man charged with exposing genitals to neighbors

A Corbin man is facing indecent exposure and disorderly conduct charges after police say he exposed his genitals in view of his neighbors on Palmer Street Sunday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view...

New COVID-19 cases reported in Bell, Laurel, Knox and Whitley counties Tuesday

Additional COVID-19 cases were reported in Bell, Laurel, Knox and Whitley counties Tuesday. The Bell County Health Department reported four new cases Tuesday, four new cases Monday, three new cases Saturday, four new cases Friday, and seven new cases Thursday. Bell County now has...
Posted On 12 Aug 2020

Legal Notices for 8-12-20

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA LEE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT Case No. CA20070011-00 TAMMY ANNE WADE and WINSTON NOLAN WADE, JR. v. 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...
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