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Update: Laurel, Knox and Whitley counties all report double-digit increases in new COVID-19 cases Monday

Laurel, Knox and Whitley counties all reported double-digit increases in COVID-19 cases Monday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 12 new COVID-19 cases Monday, six new cases Sunday, and nine new cases Saturday. Monday’s new cases involve: a 39-year-old male, a...
Posted On 21 Sep 2020

Tony Ray Faulkner

Tony Ray Faulkner, age 76, formerly of Williamsburg, Kentucky died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in South Carolina. Tony was a brave and loyal soldier that proudly served his country! Tony Faulkner was a Vietnam veteran who served in the Army’s 1st...

Marie Wyatt Lawson

Marie Wyatt Lawson, age 60, of Gray, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Tony Lawson. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 24, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Johnson and Elder...

Nancy Faye Barton

Nancy Faye Barton, age 69, of Cemetery Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on April 7, 1951 in London, Kentucky to the late Parks and Maude (White) Smith.  In addition to her parents,...

Betty Fryman

Betty Fryman, age 82, of Williamsburg, KY passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born February 5, 1938 in Gatliff, KY to the late Clint and Hattie Carroll Broyles. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a...

Update: Kenneland announces plans for racing facilities in Corbin, Williamsburg

The quarter horse racing track that was first proposed for Corbin in 2014 is undergoing a change of plans that will see it instead built to accommodate traditional thoroughbred racing, and see an extension facility constructed off of Interstate 75 in Williamsburg. Officials with...

Maxine VonGruenigen

Maxine VonGruenigen, age 90, of Corbin, passed away peacefully at her home in Corbin on September 17, 2020. Born in Corbin, Kentucky to the late James Alfred Taylor and Eula Burnett Taylor, she was the long-time owner/operator of Maggie J’s Dress Shop. She was a lifelong member...

Billy (Bill) Floyd Freeman

Billy (Bill) Floyd Freeman of Hendersonville, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020 at the age of 95. He was a loving husband, father of two sons, and devoted grandfather to his three grandchildren, who he doted on and loved dearly. Bill was born at Bon Jellico...

Charlene Dykes Walden

Charlene Dykes Walden, age 87, of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the Corbin Nursing Home. She was born September 13, 1933 in Mtn. Ash, Kentucky. Charlene is preceded in death by husband, Rev. Jerome Walden; father and mother, Rev. Chester Dykes...
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