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Update: Bell County reports third COVID-19 fatality in seven days Thursday

For the third time in seven days, the Bell County Health Department has reported a COVID-19 fatality. The Bell County Health Department reported its 12th COVID-19 fatality Thursday afternoon, which involved a 62-year-old male. On Aug. 31, it reported the death of a 77-year-old...
Posted On 03 Sep 2020

Laurel County Sheriff’s Department warns of multiple phone scams

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a number of phone scams that are circulating in the area. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said six different scams have been most frequently reported. The scams include: The caller is posing...

Whitley deputy arrests man found naked at brickyard

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a complaint about a naked man at the brickyard on Ky. 26 Tuesday night, said the Corbin man told him he woke up naked. Loyall M. Campbell, 36, is facing charges of indecent exposure and public intoxication – controlled substance....

Jerry Lynn Wyatt

On Sunday, August 30, 2020, Jerry Lynn Wyatt, loving husband and father of four children, passed away at the age of 74. Jerry was born on April 10, 1946 in Corbin, KY, to John and Bess Wyatt. He was raised in Williamsburg, KY, graduating from Williamsburg High School in 1964. On...

Corbin City Commission approves letter to north Corbin property owners concerning annexation

The Corbin City Commission took the next step in its dispute with the City of London Thursday morning, which is attempting to annex property off of Exit 29, approving a letter to be sent to businesses in the area notifying them that the action is illegal. The commissioners...

Legal Notices for 9-2-20

NOTICE: P&K Pizza, LLC, 37 South Park Center, Ste. 12, Corbin, KY 40701 hereby declares intentions to apply for a NQ4 Retail Malt Beverage Drink license no later than September 14, 2020. The business to be licensed will be located at 1038 Cumberland Falls Hwy., Corbin, Ky...

$1.1 Million CARES funding awarded to help Southeast Ky. small businesses

U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced Thursday morning that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) to provide critical...
Posted On 03 Sep 2020
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Corbin Rotary Club continuing with regular meetings, KY DOT supervisor talks road projects

After a three-month stretch of not being able to meet in person due to COVID-19, the Corbin Rotary Club resumed their regular weekly meetings at David’s Steakhouse starting in July. The club has heard from several guest speakers since that time, including Corbin School of...

Ronald D. Foley

Ronald D. Foley, 79, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin. He is survived by his wife, Norma “Binky” Foley. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 6, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton...

Suspect claims cash was legit; he is victim of police brutality

An Illinois man whom area law enforcement arrested on drug trafficking and possession charges early Tuesday morning, claims he was the victim of police brutality. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...
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