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Update: Whitley, McCreary, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties all report new COVID-19 cases Monday

Whitley, McCreary, Laurel, Knox, and Bell counties all reported new COVID-19 cases Monday. The Whitley County Health Department reported 11 new COVID-19 cases Monday, 10 new COVID-19 cases Friday, six new cases Thursday, four new cases Wednesday and four new cases Tuesday....
Posted On 14 Sep 2020

Governor Beshear announces local school district will make future decisions on how students attend classes

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that local school districts would be making decisions on how students attend classes without additional recommendations from his office. However, under an emergency regulation filed Monday, parents and guardians must inform schools when their...

Rev. George L. Moses

Rev. George L. Moses, 75, of Lucas, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at his residence. He was a son of the late Sam Hampton Moses and Pollie Moses. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters. He is survived by his wife: Myrtle...

Cross drain repair operations start Tuesday, Sept. 15, on portions of KY 511 in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that cross drain repair operations start Tuesday, Sept. 15, on a portion of KY 511 in Whitley County, and will last for two days. Work schedule is listed below: • The roadway will be closed at Tidal Wave Road at the...
Posted On 14 Sep 2020
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Black king stolen from Corbin’s giant Chess set

The black king isn’t dead, but he is gone, leaving the giant Chess set on the Corbin Tourism lot on North Main Street short one piece. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said she received multiple Facebook messages last week that people, who had gone to the lot to play a game, found...

Frances Christian

Frances Christian, 82, of Harlan, passed away on September 6, 2020. She was born to the late Jim Henry Powell and Grace Elizabeth Mullins on April 3, 1938. Mrs. Christian is preceded in death by her parents; husband, David Christian; son, Michael David; grandson, James David;...

Benny Ray Phipps

Benny Ray Phipps, 75, of Gray, Kentucky, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020, at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corbin, Kentucky. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, September 14, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Stevie Hughes, Claude...

Bobbie Gail Willis

Bobbie Gail Willis, age 58, of Chatsworth, GA, formerly of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020 at her sister’s home. She was born April 25, 1962, in Jellico, TN, to the late Bobby Hatfield and Virginia Jones Hatfield. Along with her father, she was preceded...

Eleanor Clay (Chandler) Cox

Eleanor Clay (Chandler) Cox, age 77, of Allen, Texas, formerly of Jellico, Tennessee peacefully entered into eternal life with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the Victoria Gardens of Allen, TX. Clay was born on February 28, 1943 to the late Rev. Ernest N....

Randall Philbert Hill

Randall Philbert Hill, age 75, of Burnside, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky. He was born on July 6, 1945 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Cecil and Edna (Partin) Hill. In addition to his...
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