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Whitley County ties its own record for most new COVID–19 cases in a day with 19 Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 19 new COVID–19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 328. Officials stated there are 87 active cases. Five of those are hospitalized while the other 82 are isolating at home. Today’s total ties the record for the...

Ross W. Helton Sr.

Ross W. Helton, Sr., 83, of London, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, JoeAnn Helton. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, September 25, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Matt Church officiating. Burial will follow in...

Shirley Smith LeForce

Mrs. Shirley Smith LeForce, 81, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 in Rock Hill, SC. Born in Williamsburg, Kentucky, Mrs. LeForce was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Farmer and her parents, William T. Smith and Flora White Smith. She was a retired school teacher...

KSP find Gray woman with 1.75 pounds of meth, 1 pound of marijuana, $14k cash

Kentucky State Police arrested a Gray woman Friday morning after they found 1.75 pounds of methamphetamine, one pound of marijuana, and $14,000 in cash on her person, in her vehicle, and in her storage units in Laurel County. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

Kentucky Bankers Association shows support for Hal Rogers

Ben Robertson of Forcht Bank Somerset presents a check to Congressman Hal Rogers on behalf of the Kentucky Bankers Association in support of his re-election campaign. Serving Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District since 1981, Hal Rogers has been elected to 20 consecutive terms...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020
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Whitley Co. Board of Health rescinds previous tax hike

So many people turned out for the Whitley County Board of Health’s quarterly meeting Monday evening that the board of health had to move its meeting to the parking lot of the Whitley County Health Department in order to allow for social distancing. In addition to about 10 board...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020

Whitley County Grand Jury hands down 33 drug-related indictments

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted 33 people on various drug-related charges while issuing its regular monthly report Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 23 Sep 2020

Kazy indicted for assaulting firefighter, two EMS workers, three police officers

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man Monday morning for allegedly assaulting two EMS workers, a firefighter, and three police officers during an Aug. 8 incident. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020

Laurel County Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in stabbing case

A Corbin man was indicted Friday in connection with a stabbing incident outside a Keavy area business last October. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Murder suspect claims victim killed herself, wants copies of her medical, psychological records

Nicholas Rucker, who is charged with murder, claims that he didn’t kill Vicki Conner on May 22, 2019, and that instead Conner shot herself to death right in front of him. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020
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