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Knox, Laurel, Bell, McCreary, Whitley counties all report new COVID-19 cases Friday, but 4 out of the 5 counties report 3 or fewer cases

Knox, Laurel, Bell, McCreary and Whitley counties all reported new COVID-19 cases Friday with four of the five counties reporting three or fewer new cases. The Knox County Health Department reported seven new COVID-19 cases Friday, two new cases Thursday, eight new cases...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020

Absentee voting, early in-person voting, Election Day in-person voting will be allowed in November

Kentuckians wanting to vote this fall will be able to request a paper ballot that can be mailed can, will be able to vote in-person prior to Election Day, or can vote in-person on Election Day under an agreement announced Friday afternoon between Gov. Andy Beshear and Secretary...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020
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One new COVID–19 case reported Friday in Whitley County

The Whitley County Health Department reported one new COVID–19 case on Friday. This marks one of the best weeks for Whitley County in terms of new cases since the first cases were reported in early April with a total of six cases since Monday. Two cases were reported Monday. Two...

WCHS students will soon be able to get an associate degree while in high school thanks in part to the University of the Cumberlands

In a little less than three years from now, many Whitley County High School students will be walking across the stage to receive their degree, only not the one that you are probably thinking about. In many cases this degree will be an associate’s degree from the University of the...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020

Three Lily residents charged with child abuse Thursday

Three Lily residents are facing child abuse charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding two children at one residence where they located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, and another child living in a house with poor living conditions Thursday. Melissa...

UPDATE: Wreck blocking northbound I-75 expected to be cleared by 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Corbin firefighters say the wreck that has northbound Interstate 75 shut down at the 28-mile marker should be cleared within the next hour. Captain James Smith said at 4 p.m. that the four passenger vehicles involved in the wreck have been removed from the scene. The...

Traffic stop leads to arrest of W’burg man for possession of meth, marijuana

A traffic stop late Tuesday night in Williamsburg led to the arrest of a Williamsburg man for possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. Williamsburg Police Officer Dorman Patrick Jr., and Sgt. Elijah Hunter arrested Jared D. Leach, 20, on charges of first-degree possession of...

Sparse attendance leads to cut in W’burg waterpark schedule

When Williamsburg officials were finally able to open the Kentucky Splash Waterpark last month, Mayor Roddy Harrison admits that he was concerned about possibly too many people wanting to visit the waterpark after being cooped up for the past few months due to COVID-19. Instead,...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020

Out & About Kentucky Style: Postcard Collections

Coins and stamps are the two most collectible hobbies in the world. But do you know what is third? Postcards. “It usually starts with seeing one at a yard sale, or flea market that shows a hometown or place of interest, says Ray Buckberry, a Bowling Green collector. Buckberry,...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020