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Laurel County reports one new COVID-19 death Thursday

The Laurel County Health Department reported its 14th confirmed COVID-19 death on Thursday. “Unfortunately, we have had an additional COVID-19 death. We ask you to please remember the family and friends of the 56-year-old,” the Laurel County Health Department wrote in a release....
Posted On 10 Dec 2020

Gov. Beshear to allow executive order closing bars and restaurants to indoor service to expire Sunday night

Gov Andy Beshear offered nothing Thursday to indicate that his executive order closing bars and restaurants to indoor service would be extended. Beshear said while Thursday saw the highest number of new COVID–19 cases across the state in a single day with 4,325, long-term...

High school basketball teams returning to practice on Monday with season to begin January 4

High school basketball fans across the commonwealth will have two more weeks of game action this season. KHSAA officials announced Thursday that two weeks will be added to the end of the season that is scheduled to begin Jan. 4. Teams may begin practice again on Monday. District...

Robert John Zelenka

Robert John Zelenka, 86, of Corbin, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at his home. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, had been a union woodworker, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Sliva and Sophia Sliva; his wife, Janice Bartik...

Cristy Sue (Bryant) Cima

Cristy Sue (Bryant) Cima, age 44, of Log Cabin Road, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, December 7, 2020 at the home of her parents in Williamsburg. She was born on February 21, 1976 in Corbin, Kentucky to Alvis Bryant and Ethel Sue Bowman Lawson. She was preceded in...

Louise McVey Sullivan

Louise McVey Sullivan, 80, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Beech Tree Manor in Jellico, Tn. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, all services are private for the family. Messages may be written to the family at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com  Vankirk-Grisell...

Jellico Christmas parade set to take place on Sunday

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...

Gov. Beshear: Time running out for Kentuckians to receive utility assistance

On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman highlighted an approaching deadline for eligible families to receive assistance to pay overdue utility bills. The $15 million Healthy at Home Utility Assistance Fund helps those who are...
Posted On 10 Dec 2020
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“Light up Williamsburg” shines bright on first weekend

The City of Williamsburg lit up Saturday for the start of the “Light up Williamsburg” event. “I am so proud of the way our folks in Williamsburg have responded to our “Light up Williamsburg” event,” said Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison. “I’ve never seen downtown more beautiful...

Corbin (reverse) parade went relatively well, other community Christmas events

Corbin’s reverse Christmas parade Saturday night was definitely an interesting twist on a Christmas parade. For those that don’t know, during a reverse parade the participants are parked along the parade route, which in this case was on the right side of Main Street in downtown...
Posted On 10 Dec 2020
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