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Baptist Health Corbin getting COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday

Baptist Health Corbin hospital is one of seven Kentucky hospitals scheduled to receive their first shipment of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced during his briefing Monday afternoon. Baptist Health Corbin is slated to receive 975 doses....
Posted On 14 Dec 2020

Bell County reports its 29th COVID-19 related fatality Monday

The Bell County Health Department reported the county’s 29th COVID-19 related death Monday. The Bell County Health Department reported its 28th COVID-related death on Dec. 8. The fatalities have ranged in age from 56-97. The Bell County Health Department announced 13 new...
Posted On 14 Dec 2020

Keavy man found intoxicated outside of north Corbin Apartment, in possession of drugs, paraphernalia

A complaint of an intoxicated individual outside a north Corbin apartment building, whom Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, including digital scales, resulted in the arrest of a Keavy man Saturday. Edward J....

Linda Phyllis Siler

Linda Phyllis Siler, age 67, of Elmer Lawson Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the Beech Tree Manor Nursing Home in Jellico, Tennessee. She was born on November 28, 1953 in Jellico, Tennessee to the late Herbert and Vina (Powers)...

Jean Orlean Sawyer

Jean Orlean Sawyer, age 80, of Hamilton, Ohio passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020. She was born May 10, 1940, in Emlyn, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Robert and Pearl (Evans) Blevins. She was married to James Sawyer and he preceded her in death in 2009. Mrs. Sawyer is...

Larry N. McKee

Larry N. McKee, age 76 years, of Corbin, Kentucky, died Saturday, December 12, 2020 at his home. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 9, 1944, the son of Steve Jr. and Pauline (Lynch) McKee. Larry had been a heavy equipment mechanic for Wayne Supply, enjoyed hunting, drag...

Utilities unite to protect customers from scams

Louisville Gas and Electric Company, Kentucky Utilities Company and Old Dominion Power Company joined more than 145 fellow U.S. and Canadian utilities on November 18 for the fifth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day to raise consumer awareness on how to recognize scams and offer...
Posted On 14 Dec 2020
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Corbin Post Office may soon relocate

Corbin may soon be receiving a new post office but when and where it will be built are still unknown. A letter to Mayor Suzie Razmus, which was dated Nov. 25, is displayed in the lobby of current post office. The letter expresses the intent of the post office to relocate because,...

October unemployment rates climb in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell and McCreary counties between September 2020 and October 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County’s...
Posted On 14 Dec 2020