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Whitley, Laurel and Bell all reporting new COVID related deaths

The Whitley County Health Department announced 49 additional COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 1,530. There are currently 260 active cases, of which nine are hospitalized. The health department reported one new death on Nov. 30 and two new deaths on Dec. 4...

Jellico Christmas Parade set for December 13

The City of Jellico’s annual Christmas Parade will take place at 2 p.m. on Dec. 13. Lineup for the parade will begin at approximately 1 p.m. at the Jellico High School parking lot, with all participants asked to be in place by 1:30 p.m. “There is no registration. All you have to...

Corbin man arrested following altercation with a juvenile

A Corbin man was arrested Friday by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office after an altercation with a minor that resulted in a “serious head injury.” William R. Mays, 31, was arrested by Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective James Sizemore off Keavy Road following an investigation by...

Dallas Wayne Wren

Dallas Wayne Wren, age 76, the husband of Patricia Clark Wren of Gray, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky. Please remember the Governor of Kentucky’s COVID-19 mandate effective November 20, 2020, all funeral...

Clifford “Shorty” Centers

Clifford “Shorty” Centers, age 66, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Monday, December 1, 2020 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was born September 30, 1954 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Ernest and Mary Deloris Cook Centers. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by one...

Williamsburg Police K-9 ‘Vicko’ retires

The Williamsburg Police Department recently announced the retirement of K-9 Vicko. Vicko began working at the department in early 2013. In conjunction with his handler, Sergeant Elijah Hunter, Vicko has been involved in the tracking of numerous criminal suspects and seizure of...

Anthony Hambrick

Anthony Hambrick, age 44, of Rockholds, KY passed away Monday, November 30, 2020 at his home. He was born July 17, 1976 in Cincinnati, OH to William Hambrick and the late Karen Peace Hambrick. He is survived by his wife, Mary Hambrick of Rockholds, KY; two sons, T. J. Hambrick of...

COVID-19 vaccine is close

Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday that Kentucky is expected to receive approximately 38,000 doses of the new COVID–19 vaccine that has been developed by Pfizer by mid-December. Beshear said the Pfizer vaccine, and the one developed by Maderna, have each proven more than 90 percent...

New health clinic at WCMS offers COVID, and other testing

A new health clinic has opened at Whitley County Middle School. Family Health Care will operate a clinic there with nurse practitioner Brittany Slone available from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to see patients. The health clinic is set up for the students and staff...
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