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Laurel County reports two additional COVID-19 deaths Monday, a total of five deaths in last seven days

The Laurel County Health Department reported two additional COVID-19 fatalities Monday, which raises the total number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths to 30. “Please remember the families and friends of the 68-year-old male and 42-year-old male,” the health department wrote in a...
Posted On 25 Jan 2021

Barbara (Teague) Douglas

Barbara (Teague) Douglas, age 75, of Jellico, passed away Sunday morning, January 24, 2021 at her home. She was born on December 7, 1945 to the late Marion Teague and Callie Irene (Russell) Teague in Eagan, TN. She was the granddaughter of the late Craig Teague and Martha (Davis)...

Jeffery Todd Kelly

Jeffery Todd Kelly, age 53, of Denison, Texas departed this life on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas. He was born on November 10, 1967 in Pontiac, Michigan to James Kelly and Myrna (Muse) Kelly.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents,...

Whitley County boys game against Knox Central cancelled because of COVID-19 exposure

The Whitley County boys basketball game against Knox Central has been cancelled. The game had been scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m. at Whitley County High School. Superintendent John Siler said the game has been cancelled because of COVID–19, which has forced the team and...

Southbound I-75 traffic shut down near Corbin

Southbound Interstate 75 near Corbin will be shut down until approximately 5  p.m. as emergency personnel work to clear an injury wreck and clean up a fuel spill. The wreck occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. near Exit 29. Motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Rev. Lonnie G. Storms

Rev. Lonnie G. Storms, 72, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021. His wife, Joyce Vicars Storms, survives. Funeral services will be held at noon on Tuesday, January 26, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Adam Fuson and Sean Disney officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill...

Deloria Jean Hardesty

Deloria Jean Hardesty, age 72, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at her home. Born in Corbin, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Victor Jenkins and Arizona Jackson Leisure. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Michael...

Arthur Monhollen

Arthur Monhollen, age 75, of Johnny Hollow Road, Rockholds, Kentucky departed this life on Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Manchester Advance Memorial Hospital in Manchester, Kentucky. Arthur was born on November 19, 1944 in Gatliff, Kentucky to the late John and Crittie (Powers)...

Leland Lloyd Roaden

Leland Lloyd Roaden, age 84, of Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, January 22, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family after battling cancer. Leland was born to the late William “Bill” and Stella Steele Roaden on March 21, 1936 in Corbin, Kentucky. He was a...

Marcella Earls

Marcella Earls, age 76, of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Funeral service was held on Sunday, January 24, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Samuel Lawson officiating.Burial followed in the Bowling Cemetery in Whitley...
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