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Laurel, Whitley, Bell, Knox counties report total of 258 new COVID-19 cases between Saturday and Monday

The Laurel County Health Department has announced that 112 new COVID-19 cases have been reported between Saturday and Monday. On Monday, 53 new cases were reported, 24 new cases Sunday, and 35 new cases Saturday. This brings the county’s total to 3,410. There are currently 1,462...
Posted On 21 Dec 2020

Ruth Shelton

Ruth Shelton, age 86, of Corbin, Kentucky, formerly of Siler, Kentucky, departed this life on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at the Hillcrest Health and Rehab Center in Corbin, Kentucky. Ruth was born on August 6, 1934 in Siler, Kentucky to the late Lee and Nervie (Lawson) Shelton. In...

Corbin area COVID-19 public health notices issued

The Whitley County and Knox County health departments have issued a pair of public health COVID-19 notices concerning employees being diagnosed at two different stores. A positive case has been reported involving an employee at Big Lots in Corbin. The employee last worked at Big...
Posted On 21 Dec 2020

Charles Milton Mars

Charles Milton Mars, age 67, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was born on December 10, 1953 in Oak Ridge, TN. He was the son of the late David Samuel and Betty Jean Mars. Charles graduated from Williamsburg Independent School, attended...

Wanda Mae Smith Griffith

Wanda Mae Smith Griffith, age 73, of Lily, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at her residence. At her request, a private graveside service will be held. Laurel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Malcolm Gibson

Malcolm Gibson, age 86, of Newcomb, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at his home. He was born July 06, 1934 in Oneida, Tennessee. Malcolm is preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Gibson; and a daughter, Tamila Gibson. He is survived by his son,...

Betty Jo Loudin

Betty Jo Loudin, age 78, of Newcomb, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, December 16, at the Saint Joseph London. She was born September 09, 1942 in Jellico, Tennessee. Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Ray Loudin; sons, Darrell Glenn Loudin and George “Ed” Loudin;...

Shirley Jean Gulley Davis

Shirley Jean Gulley Davis, age 63, of Clairfield, Tennessee passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 at her home. She was born December 23, 1956 in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Shirley is preceded in death by her son, Daniel Davis; parents, Lloyd and Dorothy Goff Gulley; brothers, Lloyd...

Frances Prater McKinney

Frances was granted her angel wings on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  She resided in Clairfield, Tennessee and worked in the school system for over thirty-five years.  Frances had a love for children to excel in their education. She was a member of the Clairfield Missionary Baptist...

Bonnie Alabama Browning

Bonnie Alabama Browning, age 62, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 23, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Hampton Cemetery in Girdler, Kentucky....
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