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Laurel County reports death of two patients with COVID-19 Friday

The Laurel County Health Department reported 22 new COVID-19 cases Friday, and that two COVID-19 positive patients had passed away. “At this time it is unclear if the deaths were COVID-19 related. We will await confirmation from the Kentucky Department for Public Health before...
Posted On 23 Oct 2020

Jean Hight

Jean Hight, 75, of Corbin passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Baptist Health Corbin.  Her husband, Davis L. Hight, survives. A celebration of life will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, October 26, at Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 2322 N KY 830, Corbin, KY 40701 with Bobby Joe...

David Merritt Martin

David Merritt Martin, age 75, of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, departed this life on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He was born on May 21, 1945 in Lexington, Kentucky, to the late Merritt and Mary Edith (Lynch) Martin. He...

Kenneth Ray Martin

Kenneth Ray Martin, age 76, of Sycamore Avenue, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was born on October 27, 1943 in Learned, Mississippi to the late Robert and Elizabeth (Pembleton) Martin. In addition to...

North Corbin man charged with wanton endangerment over shots fired in crowded neighborhood

A north Corbin man was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment for allegedly firing a rifle in a crowded neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher S. West, 28 at a residence off of Appaloosa trail, off of North Ky. 1223. Deputy...

Eddie Gene Moses

Eddie Gene Moses, age 61, of Wolf Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at his home. Eddie was born on June 21, 1959 in Cleveland Ohio. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Scott Moses and Todd McGuire. Eddie was a member of...

Monnie Helton

Monnie Helton, of Wilton, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020, at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray H. Helton. A graveside service was held on Friday, October 23, at the Terrell Cemetery in Wilton. Messages may be written to the family at...

Larry Walter Lewis

Larry Walter Lewis, age 75, of Corbin, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020. His wife, Wilma Lewis, of Corbin, survives. A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 24, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with James Hodge officiating. The family will receive...

Sophia Norman

Sophia Norman, age 82, of Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, October 19, 2020 at the Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on July 14, 1938 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to late Ruben and Buller Manning. She is survived by four children, Deb Foos of...

Laurel, Knox Co. deputies seize pound of meth Thursday

A joint effort between Laurel and Knox County Sheriff’s deputies resulted in the arrest of three Louisville residents and the seizure of approximately one pound of methamphetamine Thursday night. Deandre M. Johnson, 30, Robert Bright, 26, and Bennasha K. Harris, 23, were arrested...
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