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Fight complaint leads to arrest of Corbin couple

What began as a fight complaint at a north Corbin business Sunday morning, ended with a vehicle pursuit and the arrest of a Corbin couple. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lisa Baker, 38, on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first-degree wanton...

Laurel County reports four additional COVID-19 deaths Monday, a total of nine deaths in six days

Last week, the Laurel County Health Department reported five additional COVID-19 deaths, and this week isn’t starting off much better as the Laurel County Health Department reported four additional deaths Monday. “Our condolences go out to the families and friends of the...
Posted On 11 Jan 2021

JoAnn Bailey Golding

JoAnn Bailey Golding, 86, of Corbin, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the Christian Health Center. She had lived at the Christian Care campus for several years. She was a native of Troy, Alabama and a daughter of the late Harper and Myrtle Penn Jones. Her husbands, James...

William Henry Harris

William Henry Harris, age 54, of Seng Branch Road, Siler, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home. William was born on January 16, 1966 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late James Edward Harris and Rosie (Bunch) Harris. In addition to his father, he was also...

Bill T. Croley

Bill T. Croley, age 91, of Bowlin Road, Emlyn, Kentucky, departed this life on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin, Kentucky. Bill was born on February 27, 1929 at Patterson Creek, Kentucky to Ben and Mossie Manning Croley. In addition to his...

Anna Jane Peace Wallace

Anna Jane Wallace (né Peace), 86, widow of Jim Wallace, left her earthly home on Saturday, January 9, 2020 at the Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility in Berea, KY from complications following COVID-19. Jane was born June 30, 1934 in Whitley County, KY to Juda Beatrice...

Susan Leah Matthews

Susan Leah Matthews, age 65, of Brush Arbor Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at her home.  Susan was born on August 7, 1955 in Berkley, Michigan to the late Homer and Celia (Francis) Phillips. In addition to her parents, she was also...

Thomas H. Vermillion and Mary Ann Vermillion

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Vermillion, Sr., of Englewood, Ohio passed away within 23 days of each other after a marriage that lasted 69 years, 2 months, and 26 days. Thomas H. Vermillion was born on November 23, 1928 in Jellico, Kentucky and his wife, Mary Ann Williamson, was born...

Stewart Edward Hardesty

Stewart Edward Hardesty, age 78, of Eatontown Road, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Kentucky. Stewart was born on September 3, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Harold “Hal” and...

Helen May Chesnut

Helen May Chesnut, age 79, of Manchester, Tennessee, formerly of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard George Chesnut. Visitation will be on from 6-8pm on...
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