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Whitley and Bell County both report new COVID-19 related deaths

Both Whitley and Bell County have reported additional deaths over the last three days. The Whitley County Health Department announced 45 additional COVID–19 cases on Monday, bringing the county’s total to 1,622. Over the weekend the health department reported 37 new cases...

Becky Lynne Thomas

Becky Lynne Thomas, age 47, of Steven Lane, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin.  Becky was born on December 12, 1972 in Mariemont, Ohio to Granville and Rhonda Beth (Daubenspeck) Petrey. She was preceded in death by...

Glenn E. Halcomb

Glenn E. Halcomb, 88, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at home. Born in Corbin, he was the son of Elijah Green Halcomb and Agnes Pauline Wilson Halcomb. Glenn was Korean War veteran serving eight months in the National Guard, then five years in the Navy. He...

Corbin woman dies after being hit by truck Friday night

A Corbin woman was killed Friday night when she was struck by a pickup truck as she attempted to cross U.S. 25E on foot. Corbin Police identified the victim as Lalanya Rees, age 50. Corbin Police Officer Robbie Hodge said the incident occurred at 9:20 p.m. in the northbound lanes...

Russell Decker

Russell Decker, 80, of Emlyn, Kentucky, departed this life on December 5, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in London, Kentucky. He was born on July 23, 1940 in Woodbine, Kentucky to James Decker and Margaret Lay Decker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Gracie Jones Decker;...

Marjorie Joyce (Medlin) Parker

Marjorie Joyce (Medlin) Parker, 89, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020. She is survived by her husband, Claude Parker. Due to COVID 19 restriction, a private family viewing will be held on Tuesday, December 8 with service to follow.  Burial will be at Cumberland Memorial...

Jasmine Mullis Cornett Caven

Jasmine Mullis Cornett Caven, age 29, of Warner Robbins, Georgia, departed this life on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at the Houston Hospital in Warner Robins, Georgia. She was born on May 13, 1991 in Corbin, Kentucky, to James Cornett and Patricia Mullis. She is survived by her...

Mabel Partin Yancey

Mabel Partin Yancey, 82, of Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on December 1, 2020 at the Baptist Health – Madisonville in Madisonville, KY. Mabel was born on November 9, 1938 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Silas and Maudia (Carpenter) Partin. She is preceded...

Nolan Vincent Fields, Jr.

Nolan Vincent Fields Jr., age 65, of Corbin, KY, departed this life Friday, December 4, 2020 at his home. He was born June 27, 1955 in Jellico, TN to the late Nolan Vincent Fields Sr. and Peggy Shelley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patty Fields; fathers, Nolan Vincent...

Jerry Foster Bardonia

Jerry Foster Bardonia, age 76, of Jellico, Tennessee passed away Saturday morning, December 5, 2020 at Tennova Healthcare – Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. He was born on April 4, 1944 to the late Alex Bardonia and Rose Ann (Begluitti) Bardonia in Jellico, TN.  He...