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Bell County reports 24th COVID-19 fatality Wednesday

The Bell County Health Department announced its 24th COVID-19 fatality Wednesday. All deaths have ranged in age from 62-97. The Bell County Health Department reported 11 new individual cases Wednesday, 17 new cases Tuesday, 18 new cases Monday, two new cases Sunday, two new cases...
Posted On 18 Nov 2020

Breaking News: Gov. Andy Beshear announces new COVID-19 restrictions

During his daily 4 p.m. press briefing Wednesday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced several new COVID-19 related restrictions, which he has been warning about since Monday. Coronavirus is currently the third leading cause of death in America, Beshear noted when talking about...
Posted On 18 Nov 2020

Whitley County Health Department issues COVID-19 public health notice Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department has issued a COVID-19 public health notice regarding a fast food restaurant in south Corbin. Anyone who visited the drive-through at the McDonald’s at 1977 Cumberland Falls Hwy. in Corbin, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, between 6 am and 2 pm may...
Posted On 18 Nov 2020
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Williamsburg BOE recognizes staff members for efforts to improve virtual learning

The Williamsburg Independent School District recognized five staff members Tuesday, including four educators for their efforts in improving virtual learning, which were brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Williamsburg Independent Board of Education recognized five staff...
Posted On 18 Nov 2020

Photo Gallery: Veterans Day Salute…

Whitley County JROTC cadets held a ceremony in honor of Veterans Day last Wednesday in the Lawson Gymnasium. Above, cadets participate in the flag-folding ceremony. Left, the cadets stand at attention. (Photos by Scott Powell)
Posted On 18 Nov 2020
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Inaugural Col. Sanders Half Marathon draws nearly 200 participants

Collin Wesco set a record Saturday. The Barbourville resident ran the 13.1-mile course of the inaugural Colonel Sanders Half Marathon in Corbin in one hour, 18 minutes, 50 seconds, setting the event record. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

Whitley County school board votes to begin process of building on-campus career and technical building

Students at Whitley County High School enrolled in vocational classes may soon have their classrooms in their backyard as the Whitley County Board of Education voted during a special called meeting last Thursday to reconvene the local planning committee for the purpose of...

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts Corbin man for strangulation

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Monday morning for strangulation and two other offenses. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 18 Nov 2020

Gray man charged with unlawful imprisonment, assault of his wife

A Gray man was arrested Sunday in London for allegedly assaulting his wife and holding her against her will. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin man charged with DUI after crash; seven-year-old dies days later

A Whitley County child was pronounced dead Monday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center as a result of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash Saturday, and a Corbin man is facing charges in connection with the crash. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
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