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Knox County announces 15th COVID-19 death Monday

The Knox County Health Department reported 24 new COVID-19 cases Monday, including two cases that involve children, and it reported one new COVID-19 death. “We are deeply sadden(ed) to report one death, our thoughts are with this family during this difficult time. We encourage...
Posted On 26 Oct 2020

Kentucky receiving 1.34 million rapid result COVID–19 tests

The Commonwealth of Kentucky will be receiving 1.34 million rapid result COVID–19 tests. The BinaxNOW COVID–19 tests slated for Kentucky are part of a federal purchase of such tests which can diagnose infection in approximately 15 minutes Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he has...

OpEd: Senator Rand Paul announces support for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett

(OpEd By U.S. Senator Rand Paul) After President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, I said I believed Judge Barrett would make an excellent justice that would...
Posted On 26 Oct 2020

Corbin Police investigating broken storefront windows at Trademart

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to locate the individual(s) who broke multiple storefront windows at the Trademart Shopping Center overnight Sunday. Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the vandal(s) struck the windows at Books-a-Million,...

William F. “Bill” Terry

William F. “Bill” Terry, 81, of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020. He was born to the late Fred Terry and Edith Barton Terry on September 30, 1939. Bill was a member of West Corbin Christian Church and served in the U.S. Army. He retired after many years...

Patricia Ruth Jones Smith

Patricia Ruth Jones Smith, age 83, peacefully departed this earth, from her home on Friday, October 23, 2020. She was born February 28, 1937 and raised in Jellico, Tennessee. She was a 1953 graduate of Jellico High School and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jellico. On...

Troy L. Cox

Mr. Troy L. Cox, age 76, of Eagan, Tennessee, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020, at the Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born July 3, 1944 in Eagan. Troy was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Osborne Cox; sons, Paul Wayne Cox and Benjamin “Ben” Lee Cox;...

Margaret “Inez” Delk Muffitt

Ms. Margaret “Inez” Delk Muffitt, age 90, of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the Beech Tree Manor. She was born November 11, 1929 in Jellico. Inez was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Muffitt; parents, Raymond and Louise “Lizzie” Gilreath;...

Paul David Musick

Paul David Musick, age 51, of Norris, Tennessee passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 due to a boating accident in Norris. He was born January 31, 1969 in Dayton, Ohio. Paul was a veteran of the United States Army. Paul was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Collins Musick and...

Rose Malone

Rose Malone, age 97, of Jellico, Tennessee passed away Saturday afternoon, October 24, 2020 at Huntsville Manor in Huntsville, TN. She was the widow of Lewis A. “Dee” Malone. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced later by the Cox & Son Funeral Home.
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