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Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties report a combined 121 additional COVID-19 cases Friday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 11 additional COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the county’s total to 2,013. There are currently 343 active cases, of which eight are hospitalized. A total of 1,651 people have been released from isolation. Whitley County has had 19...
Posted On 18 Dec 2020

Violet Ailene Grega

Violet Ailene Grega, 88, of Corbin, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Continue Care Hospital in Corbin, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander James Grega. A funeral mass will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 22, at Sacred Heart...

Katina L. Wells

Katina L. Wells, 47, of Corbin, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, at Baptist Health Corbin. She was the wife of Roy Wells, who survives. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Hart Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Elmer Isaac Walker

Elmer Isaac Walker, age 88, of Elmer Walker Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 16, 2020 at the Heritage Nursing Home in Corbin, Kentucky. Elmer was born on January 3, 1932 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Jim and Minnie...

Kentucky State Police charge Williamsburg man with child sexual exploitation offenses

An investigation by the Kentucky Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a Williamsburg man on charges related to child sexual abuse material. At 3:01 p.m. Thursday, Kentucky State Police Detective Jason Dials arrested Hobert Lee Elswick,...
Posted On 18 Dec 2020

Time for Hounds, Jackets to meet on the gridiron

Who is the best high school football team in the area? Corbin could make the argument that, even though it lost in the regional championship game, it played the toughest schedule, and a broad spectrum of opponents from Class 2A powerhouses Beechwood and Somerset to Class 6A Dixie...

Lynn Camp grad sees first work for DC Comics published

(By Jeff Ledington, The Mountain Advocate) A 2011 graduate from Lynn Camp High School can add working for one of the world’s premiere comic book companies to his portfolio.  Justin Mason, 27, was born in North Carolina before moving to Corbin at a young age. He developed an...
Posted On 18 Dec 2020
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Technology Department receives Whitley County Board of Education’s Above and Beyond Award

Since the start of the current school year nearly every Whitley County school district student has been learning virtually from home using school district issued Chromebooks for their instruction, and their instructors have been teaching virtually. On Dec. 10, the Whitley County...
Posted On 18 Dec 2020