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Whitley, Bell counties report new COVID-19 fatalities Thursday

Both Whitley and Bell counties reported additional COVID-19 deaths Thursday. “We have 15 new cases of COVID-19 in Whitley County residents today. We are also very sad to report one new death. We have adjusted our cases from yesterday down two after determining they are not...
Posted On 15 Oct 2020

Flora Paul

Flora Paul, age 61, of Walker, KY, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. She was born April 1, 1959, in Corbin, KY, to the late Mary Anne White. She was raised by the late Isom and Almeda Lawson. Along with her parents, she was...

Steely grows massive sweet potato

A local resident was amazed when she realized she hit the jackpot in her little flower/vegetable garden. Ms. Betty Steely, of Williamsburg, grew an enormous sweet potato purely by accident. Betty said she purchased a few sweet potatoes from the grocery store back in the spring,...

Williamsburg’s annual Jeep Jamboree cranking up Thursday, but with changes

The 27th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree, which will bring hundreds of Jeep enthusiasts to the Williamsburg area for some off-road fun, is still happening this week, but it won’t quite look like the Jeep Jamboree events of the past have, due to COVID-19. “It is...
Posted On 15 Oct 2020

Octoberfest deemed a success organizer says…

Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said that given the rainy conditions she was pleasantly surprised by the overall turnout for the Octoberfest celebration Saturday in downtown Corbin. “You always have a few vendors that don’t show up, and there were some that decided not to...
Posted On 15 Oct 2020
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