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Whitley County reports sixth COVID-19 death Friday within a five-day period

For the third time this week, the Whitley County Health Department announced a new COVID-19 death Friday, which marks the sixth death in the last five days. On Monday, the Whitley County Health Department announced four COVID-19 deaths, and on Thursday one additional death was...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020

Roger Dale Curnutt Jr.

Roger Dale Curnutt, Jr., age 48, of Woodbine, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at the Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was born on February 14, 1972, in Barbourville, Kentucky, to Roger Dale Curnutt, Sr. and Dottie (Hamblin) Curnutt.  He was...

Bill Caudill

Bill Caudill, age 89, the husband of the late Betty Jean Clark Caudill of Lily, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17 in the Laurel Funeral Home chapel with Pastor George Davidson...

Bill Day

Bill Day, 87, of Corbin, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at his home. Born in Mansfield, Illinois, Bill was the son of the late John Day and Hattie McGuire Day. He was a member of Harvest Home Church and was a U.S. Army veteran. Bill enjoyed his work delivering auto...

Angela Barnhill

Angela Barnhill, age 54, of Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at the Rockcastle Regional Medical Center in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky. She was born on October 2, 1966 in Wayne, Michigan, to Paul Whitlow and Regina (Sloan) Whitlow. She is survived by...

Mary Hildrige Bunch

Mary Hildrige Bunch, age 90, of Rockholds, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at the Baptist Health in Corbin. She was born on October 30, 1929 in Williamsburg, Kentucky, to Ancil Gatliff and Martha (Lawson) Gatliff. She was preceded in death by her...

Old Williamsburg buildings being renovated

There is a new owner for the old Whitley County Health Department building, and a new business plans to open late this month in a former lawyer’s office and restaurant in downtown Williamsburg. The old Whitley County Health Department building in Williamsburg recently sold, and...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020

WCHS students improve ACT scores shows preliminary data

If preliminary data remains unchanged, then Whitley County High School juniors, as a whole, have improved their ACT scores significantly between 2019 and 2020. While the numbers aren’t official and could still change, preliminary data indicates that composite scores improved...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020

Lynn Camp Family and Consumer Science students make cloth masks for returning students

This school year started a little later than the typical year, and it will look a little different from previous school years. This school year all students will be wearing personal protective equipment throughout the day. In order to make it more convenient and less of a...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020
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