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Laurel County reports a COVID-19 death Friday for third consecutive day

For the third consecutive day Friday, the Laurel County Health Department reported an additional confirmed COVID-19 death. “We are saddened to report one additional death today. Our condolences go out to the family and friends of the 68-year-old female,” the Laurel County Health...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021

Rebecca Ann Clouse

Rebecca Ann Clouse, age 67, of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky. She was the mother of Lydonna Kay Kelly of London, Kentucky. Due to the risks associated with large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Whitley County High School begins search for new football coach

The search for a new head football coach at Whitley County High School has begun. Athletic Director Bryan Stewart said the vacancy created when Coach Jep Irwin resigned to take the job at South Laurel has been posted on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association website....

Journey to 320 miles officially begins

A Corbin man’s 320-mile journey began at 10 a.m. on Friday beside the Corbin High School Track. Zack Horvath began his 77-hour run with a mission to complete 320 miles. This run comes after an injury ended his Dec. 12 attempt to unofficially break the record. Horvath’s run is...

Patricia Maggard

Patricia Maggard, age 81, of Bold Ruler Trail, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the Mountain View Nursing Home in Pineville, Kentucky. Patricia was born on August 22, 1939 in Jackhorn, Kentucky to the late Newt and Ollie Meade. In addition to...

Answering some questions about COVID-19 vaccine

When can you get the COVID-19 vaccine? How will you know when you can get it? Where will you be able to get it? These are all questions that people are asking when it comes to getting vaccinated against COVID-19. In recent days, Gov. Andy Beshear and Dr. Steven Stack,...

Tax tips for students

Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the tax preparation process go more smoothly. “One of my top priorities as governor is making higher education more accessible to...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021
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Baptist Health Corbin welcomes 1st baby of 2021

Baptist Health Corbin is proud to announce the first baby born in the hospital in 2021! Meet Marcie, born at 11:27 a.m. on New Year’s Day. New parents Sierra and Michael were so excited to welcome their new 6 lb., 13 oz. baby girl into the world today.  Congratulations to the...