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W’burg cancelling Turkey Trot, Shop with a Cop, Christmas parade due to COVID-19

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison announced during Monday’s monthly city council meeting that this year’s Turkey Trot, Christmas bazaar, Christmas parade and Shop with a Cop events are all being cancelled due to COVID-19. The city isn’t cancelling all...
Posted On 09 Nov 2020

COVID–19 cases continue to mount

The Whitley County Health Department announced five new cases of COVID–19 on Monday. With the six new cases on Saturday and six new cases on Sunday, Whitley County has now had 1,030 total cases. There are currently 141 active cases, of which, four are hospitalized. With the...

Woodbine man one of two arrested with meth, pills, drug paraphernalia Monday

A Woodbine man was one of two people arrested for possession of methamphetamine after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a Keavy business early Monday morning. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer,...

Laurel County deputies investigating damaged gravestones

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find the individual who vandalized a cemetery in the western part of the county Friday night. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the suspect drove a large pickup truck through...

David Rouse

David Rouse, age 64, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was born February 8, 1956, in Medina, OH, to the late Fred and Dorothy Konczal Rouse. He was an Entered Apprentice Mason at Jellico Masonic Lodge #527 F&AM. He is...

Velma Lee Cox

Velma Lee Cox, age 60, of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Lafollette Medical Center. She was born July 6, 1960 in Jellico. Velma was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Donald “Donnie” Cox; grandparents, Shird and Arnath Martin Stanfill;...

Friday traffic stop results in two arrests for manufacturing methamphetamine

Corbin Police arrested two people Friday afternoon after they discovered multiple items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, along with a large amount of cash and finished meth inside the vehicle in which they were traveling. Glenda Neace, 43, of Gays Creek, and Marcus...

Jacqueline Bowling Keck

Jacqueline Bowling Keck, 94, formerly of Corbin, KY passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at her home in Taylor, Michigan. She was a daughter of the late David Grant and Mollie Pemberton Bowling. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Gordon Keck and brother,...

Imogene A. White

Imogene A. White, 84, of Corbin, passed away Thursday morning, November 5, 2020 at her home. She was the wife of the late Bradley White. She was born March 1, 1936, in the Bee Creek community of Whitley County, a daughter of the late Ernest and Norma G. Morgan Alsip. Imogene...

Edna Irene “Maw” Walters

Edna Irene “Maw” Walters, age 95, of Cleves, Ohio (formerly of Rockholds), departed this life on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born on June 23, 1925 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to Oscar and Lizzie Hill. She was preceded in...
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