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Laurel County announces 70 new COVID-19 cases between Saturday and Monday

Laurel County has a combined 70 new COVID-19 cases that were reported between Saturday and Monday, in addition to the death of one COVID-19 positive patient, according to the Laurel County Health Department. “One of our COVID-19 positive patients has passed away, but at this time...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020

Gov Beshear says additional measures will be necessary if COVID–19 trend doesn’t reverse by Wednesday

Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday during his daily news conference that if the state’s COVID–19 numbers did not improve by Wednesday, then additional measure would be taken to stop the spread. While Beshear did not go into specifics, he emphasized that the measures would not be on...

Whitley County Health Department issues COVID-19 public health notice

If you were recently at the deli counter at the Williamsburg Walmart Supercenter, then you may have been exposed to COVID-19, according to a public health notice issued by the Whitley County Health Department Monday afternoon. The notice applies to people, who were at the deli...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020

Wayne Jocelyn

Wayne Jocelyn, age 81, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at his home. He was born April 8, 1939 in Fleetville, PA to the late Lewis and Leone Smith Jocelyn. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three children, Danny, Brian, and Ellen Jocelyn; brother, Charles...

I-75 lane closures set for Thursday, Nov. 19. as crews conduct bridge inspections in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists lane closures will occur on I-75 northbound and southbound (mile point 27.8) in Whitley County on Thursday, Nov. 19. due to bridge inspections. The work schedule is listed below: • On Thursday, Nov. 19, northbound traffic at...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020
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Bruce Lawson

Bruce Lawson, age 86, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his home. He was born October 25, 1934 in Union County, TN to the late Conley and Gertie Patton Lawson. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Croley) Lawson;...

W’burg Police seize methamphetamine following Saturday arrest

What began as an investigation into an individual allegedly under the influence at the Williamsburg Walmart Saturday night, ended with the seizure of approximately three grams of crystal methamphetamine. Williamsburg Police arrested Aze Davis, 48, of McKenzie, Tennessee after...

Nannie Marie (Smith) Adkins

Nannie Marie (Smith) Adkins, age 79, of Shelby Hurst Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Nannie was born on July 3, 1941 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Mart and Edna (Barnhill) Smith. In addition to...

Intermittent lane closures taking place on I-75 in Whitley County Monday-Tuesday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that intermittent lane closures will occur Monday, Nov. 16, and Tuesday, Nov. 17 on I-75, (mile points 2.0 – 5.0) in Whitley County. The intermittent lane closures are necessary due to bridge...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020
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Jesse Avery Perkins

Jesse Avery Perkins, age 84, of Wofford Cemetery Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Jesse was born on June 28, 1936 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Sherman and Mary Elizabeth (Earls) Perkins....
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