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Update: For the second consecutive day, Bell County reports a COVID-19 death

For the second consecutive day, Bell County has reported a COVID-19 fatality. Friday afternoon, the Bell County Health Department reported its 14th COVID-19 fatality, but didn’t release any details about the latest death. On Thursday, the Bell County Health Department reported...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020

Louise W. Kidwell Carter

Louise W. Kidwell Carter, age 72, of Gray, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at her home. She left her earthly home to join her husband, Robert Carter, who passed away just five days before her. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Frank...

Splash pad officially opens…

Geeta’s Splash Park in downtown Corbin officially opened to the public Friday. By Friday afternoon, numerous children were enjoying the new facility.

Timothy “Fly” Bunch

Timothy “Fly” Bunch, 59, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 of a long battle with ALS and cancer. Tim was born October 1, 1960 in Corbin, KY. He grew up in Williamsburg, KY with his father and mother, Dr. Henry H. Bunch, Sr. and Mossie Slaton Bunch and his three siblings....

Williamsburg football game versus Frankfort cancelled

The football game scheduled to take place on Friday, September 11, between the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets and the Frankfort Panthers has been called off.

Corbin man charged with dealing meth out of north Corbin motel room

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Corbin man who was allegedly dealing methamphetamine out of a north Corbin motel room, Wednesday morning. Steven Lynch, 24, is facing charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – methamphetamine, possession of drug...

Corbin Tourism Director speaks to Rotary Club about plans for downtown Corbin

Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel was the guest speaker at a recent Corbin Rotary Club meeting where she discussed the planned opening of the new Corbin splash pad, the effort to bring more businesses downtown, and plans for 2021. Kriebel said downtown Corbin, which has seen...

Local teachers discuss the challenges of distance learning, their hopes for the rest of the school year

Schools have been going back into session in recent weeks, and things are looking a lot different than they ever have before. Last spring, classes had to be cancelled due to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic that we are still dealing with some six months later. This forced...