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Laurel, Bell County report COVID–19 deaths Tuesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 19 new COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 668. With the new cases, there are 199 active cases, of which six are hospitalized. According to the Kentucky COVID–19 website, Whitley County’s COVID–19...

Carol L. Asher

Carol L. Asher, age 59, of Corbin, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Her daughter, Latessa Petrey, survives. Graveside service will be held at 3pm on Saturday, October 17, at the Asher Family Cemetery, 190 Asher Lane, Corbin, KY. Visitation will...

Alberta Smith Leigh

Alberta Smith Leigh, age 95, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation in Corbin, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by husband, Harold Leigh. Visitation will be from 5-7pm on Wednesday, October 14, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home where...

Legal Notices for 10-14-21

NOTICE TO MELISSA ANN SCHWARTZ AND DANIEL LEE JONES To Melissa Ann Schwartz and Daniel Lee Jones, I have been appointed as Warning Order Attorney to notify you of Civil Action No. 20-AD-00052, Reta Gail Lowe vs. Melissa Ann Schwartz and Daniel Lee Jones, Whitley Circuit Court....

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies asking for public’s help to identify hemp thief

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the individual involved in the theft of industrial hemp from a field. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the individual was caught on surveillance taken the plants...

Bobbie Gibson

Bobbie Gibson, age 90, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Gibson, and her parents, Bill and Susie Ellison. She is survived by her daughters, Melody (Donnie) Burton and Mimi (Dave) Scott; grandsons, Ryan Burton, Clay (Lacie)...

Artie Lavena Centers

Artie Lavena Centers, age 93, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at her home. She was born July 7, 1927 in Whitley County, KY to the late Thomas and Mary Rice Adkins. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Centers; two...

Commissioner Quarles urges Kentucky farmers to apply for federal coronavirus relief funds

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is encouraging Kentucky farm families facing market disruptions and associated costs because of the coronavirus pandemic to sign up for the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will run through...
Posted On 13 Oct 2020
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October 2020 financial aid tip for students

A good admissions essay may mean more financial aid for college. Some colleges, especially private schools, require an essay as part of the admissions process for college freshmen. That essay may also help when it comes to paying for college, according to the Kentucky Higher...
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