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Bell County reports its second COVID-19 fatality in three days Wednesday

The Bell County Health Department reported its second COVID-19 related death this week on Wednesday afternoon. It was the 30th related COVID-19 death in Bell County. The Bell County Health Department reported the county’s 29th COVID-19 related death Monday. The fatalities have...
Posted On 16 Dec 2020

Corbin Recycling Center closed due to COVID-19

The Corbin Recycling Center is temporarily closed after one of the employees tested positive for COVID-19. Corbin City Manager, Marlon Sams, said approximately five or six other employees were impacted. The recycling center is under quarantine, but is expected to reopen on...

Legal Notices for 12-16-20

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE Pursuant to Application Number 918-0504 In accordance with KRS 350.055 notice is hereby given that Alden Resources LLC 332 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, Suite 100, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 has applied for a permit for a surface, auger/highwall coal mining...

Gov. Beshear announces new Whitley County Welcome Center open to visitors

Governor Andy Beshear today announced the official grand opening of a new welcome center in southeastern Kentucky located at mile marker 1.5 in Whitley County off I-75 North. In response to the spread of COVID-19, federal and state public health officials advised that travel...

Billy Ray Breeding, Sr.

Billy Ray Breeding, Sr., age 92, of Corbin, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine Boggs Breeding. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 21,  at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Thompson...

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies recover 4 stolen vehicles

Over the course of several weeks, the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has recovered four stolen vehicles. 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

Electronic Edition For 12-16-2020

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Local health departments report 1,931 active COVID–19 cases in Whitley, Knox, Laurel counties Tuesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 59 additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 1,929. There are currently 362 active cases, of which nine are hospitalized. With the new cases, Whitley County’s COVID–19 incidence rate stands at 108.3. Laurel...

Baptist Health Corbin employees receive first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations are now underway for employees at Baptist Health Corbin, which was one of the first 11 hospital in Kentucky to receive the vaccine and administer the first shipments of the vaccine. “Our first group of employees to receive doses of a vaccine to protect...
Posted On 16 Dec 2020
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COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Baptist Health Corbin

Officials at Baptist Health Corbin announced Tuesday that the Pfizer COVID–19 vaccine  has arrived on site. The hospital was one of 11 across Kentucky that Gov. Andy Beshear announced would be recipients of the initial shipment as part of the effort to immunize frontline...
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