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Whitley County sets new record with 32 new COVID–19 cases on Friday

The Whitley County Health Department announced a record new number of COVID–19 cases on Friday as 32 people tested positive. Officials noted that brings the total number of cases in Whitley County to 370. Whitley County Health Department Director Marcy Rein said despite the...

Whitley County School District officials announce plans for COPS grant funds

Officials with the Whitley County School District announced their plans for the more than $350,000 the school system is slated to receive through the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant. Officials announced Friday that the funds, totaling $356,651, would be used to...

Digging it up

Crews began digging up the sand volleyball court in Corbin Monday morning, which will be refurbished. Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams said the project is expected to take several weeks. The courts will be made to regulation and with proper drainage to keep the area from flooding.

Sadly, suicide is more prevalent than most people realize

September is suicide prevention month, and it is more prevalent than most people probably realize. In Kentucky, one person dies every 11 hours from suicide. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in people ages 15-34, and the fourth leading cause of death in people ages...
Posted On 25 Sep 2020

Donate blood to save local lives and receive limited-edition Kentucky socks

Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) needs area residents to donate blood and help ensure an adequate blood supply. Patients at the 70+ Kentucky hospitals served by KBC rely on donors to roll up their sleeves and save a neighbor with regular blood donations. Blood products are often used...
Posted On 25 Sep 2020
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Corbin City Commission approves final plans for Miller Park renovations

The final plans for the improvements to Miller Park were unveiled during the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday. Derek Phillips with Deco Architects presented the plans for the park off of Barton Mill Road, to the city commission, which the commissioners...

Williamsburg adds $1.78 million to tax rolls over last 12 months

The City of Williamsburg is growing. Over the past year, $1.78 million worth of new property has been added to the Williamsburg tax rolls, which would include things, such as construction of new homes and businesses. This was part of the message that Williamsburg Mayor Roddy...
Posted On 25 Sep 2020