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Bell County reports second COVID-19 fatality over a four-day period Monday

Three days after announcing the county’s 10th COVID-19 death Friday, the Bell County Health Department announced the county’s 11th death Monday afternoon, which was a 77-year-old male. All of Bell County’s COVID-19 fatalities have ranged in age from 68-91. The Bell County Health...
Posted On 31 Aug 2020

Donnie Roscoe Burnett

Donnie Roscoe Burnett “Roscoe” was born in Williamsburg, Kentucky, on September 2, 1950, to Herbert and Delphia (Bird) Burnett. He passed away on August 29, 2020 at his home in Williamsburg, Kentucky. He was 69 years of age. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by...

Police find Gray man in apartment whose tenants were in jail

A Gray man is in the Knox County Detention Center after Barbourville Police found him inside the apartment belonging to two people who were themselves in the detention center. Dustin T. Davis, 26, was charged with one count of second-degree burglary. Barbourville Police were...

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies asking for public’s help to locate missing man

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing man. According to deputies, Josh Milesko, 20, was last seen Monday afternoon at his residence off of West Osborne Lane near London. Milesko was last seen wearing a black shirt and red...

Pieter Hubertus Nies

Pieter Hubertus Nies, 90, of Corbin, KY, passed away Friday, August 28, 2020, at his home. He was predeceased by his wife, Cornelia A. Nies. Messages to the family may be sent to www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com. Vankir-Grisell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Benjamin Lee Cox

Mr. Benjamin Lee Cox, age 56, of Eagan, Tennessee, passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born August 17, 1964 in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Ben was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Louise Osborne Cox; brother, Paul Wayne...

Ronald Edward Brummett

Ronald Edward Brummett, 79, of Corbin, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Judy Brummett. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 1, at Oak Grove Baptist Church with Vernon Morris and Michael Mays officiating....

Eileen Rose Jones Surgener

Eileen Rose Jones Surgener, age 77, of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Royal Surgener Graveside service will be held at 10am on Thursday, September 3, at the WH Parman Cemetery in Corbin, KY....

Charles Dee Garland

Charles Dee Garland, age 30, of Gray, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in Gray. Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 2, from 12-2pm at New Vision Church in Gray, where his funeral service will be held at 2pm with Rev. Kenny Johnson officiating. Due to COVID...

Joseph “Joey” Ray Middleton

Joseph “Joey” Ray Middleton, 41, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020. He was the son of Bob and Faye Middleton. A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday, September 1, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Jeff Sturdivant officiating. The family will receive friends...
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