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Whitley County sees decrease in new COVID–19 cases Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department reported a decrease in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as eight were announced. That brings the county’s total number of cases to 420. Officials stated that there are 143 active cases with five people hospitalized and 138...

Deadline to register to vote in general election is Oct. 5

With the general election just over a month away, Whitley County Clerk Carolyn Willis provided additional details on deadlines and procedures leading up to Nov. 3. Monday, Oct. 5 is the deadline to register to vote and be eligible to cast a ballot in the general election....

Kentucky Supreme Court rules against historical racing machines

Less than a week after Keeneland officials announced revised plans for the proposed harness racing track in Corbin, which includes an extension facility in Williamsburg, the Kentucky Supreme Court issued a ruling against historical racing machines. In the unanimous decision in...

Corbin man pleads guilty to tobacco store burglary

A Corbin man pleaded guilty Tuesday to breaking into a local tobacco store and stealing cash and cigarettes, but can have the incident removed from his record if he remains out of legal trouble for the next five years. Dallas T. Brock, who was arrested on May 6 in connection with...

Dorothy “Faye” Stepp

On Friday, October 2, 2020 family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Dorothy “Faye” Stepp.  Faye, 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 27, 2020 surrounded by family.  She was born in Corbin, Kentucky on December 22, 1934 to parents Charles and Beulah...

Mildred Roberta Rainwater

Mildred Roberta Rainwater, age 76, of Lewis Strunk Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, September 28, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 25, 1944 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Ray and Lola (Croley) Mullis. In addition to her parents, she was...

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