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Whitley County Health Department issues COVID-19 exposure warning for recent patrons of Brooklyn Brothers Pizza in Corbin

The Whitley County Health Department has issued a public notice of potential COVID-19 exposure for patrons, who recently dined at Brooklyn Brothers Pizza, which is located at 1890 Cumberland Falls Highway in Corbin. The notification is for customers, who dined in at the...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020

Laurel, Bell counties report new COVID-19 fatalities Thursday

Both Laurel County and Bell County reported new COVID-19 fatalities Thursday. The Laurel County Health Department reported one new death Thursday, which involved a 93-year-old male. The Laurel County Health Department also reported Thursday that a previously attributed COVID-19...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020

London City Council approves second reading of ordinance to annex portion of north Corbin

The London City Council unanimously approved the second reading of an ordinance to annex property in north Corbin Thursday, despite the objection of Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus. Razmus and City Manager Marlon Sams attended the meeting where the council was to vote on the ordinance...

Corbin to receive $15 million grant to fund planned improvements to Cumberland Falls Hwy.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, announced that the City of Corbin has been awarded $15.05 million in grant money to fund the planned improvements of Cumberland Falls Hwy. between the Corbin bypass and Fifth Street. The money was awarded from the U.S. Department...

Betty June (Ridenour) Maiden

Betty June (Ridenour) Maiden, age 76, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at her home in Jellico, Tennessee. She was born on January 21, 1944 to the late Millard Ridenour and Mabel Lavada (Lambdin) Ridenour in White Oak, TN. She was the granddaughter of the late Walter...

Corbin restaurant reports employee has tested positive for COVID–19

A Corbin restaurant announced Thursday that one of its employees has tested positive for COVID–19. Brooklyn Brother’s Pizzeria identified the employee on the restaurant’s Facebook page as Emily Moore. “To ensure the safety of our staff and customers, the coworkers who worked with...

Numerous Knox Countians complain after water bills lost in the mail

When customers of a local utility company didn’t receive their September bills in the mail, eyebrows started to raise in light of an upcoming election that will see a heavier presence of mailed ballots than in previous years. Several Knox Countians have taken to social...

Masters Street milling and paving operations expected to continue through Sept. 22

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that milling and paving operations are underway on a portion of KY 312 (Masters Street; mile points 0-1 ) in Knox County. The roadway will be reduced to one lane through Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day....
Posted On 10 Sep 2020
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Rosa Bargo Smith

Rosa Bargo Smith, 85, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arison Warren. The family will receive friends from 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Saturday, September 12, at Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memorial Gardens in...

Knox County man arrested for DUI, speeding, reckless driving

Kentucky State Police say a Knox County man was intoxicated while driving recklessly and speeding last Friday night on U.S. 25E in Gray. Johnny Mills, 42, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, speeding – 26 mph or greater over the limit,...
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