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Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties report 115 total new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 20 additional COVID–19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 2,946. There are currently 232 active cases of which 13 people are hospitalized. A total of 2,688 people have been released from isolation in Whitley County....
Posted On 27 Jan 2021

Patsy Lou (Petrey) Meadors

Patsy Lou (Petrey) Meadors, formerly of Patterson Creek, KY, departed this life on January 24, 2021 at her home in Batavia, OH. Patsy was born February 11, 1955 to the late Henry and Martha (Owens) Petrey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers,...

Ky. Supreme Court decision leaves race track projects up in the air

The future of Keeneland’s proposed horse racing track in Corbin, which includes an extension facility in Williamsburg, is now in the state legislature’s hands after the Kentucky Supreme Court denied a petition to rehear the case in which it had previously ruled against historical...

Raymond Ova Smith

Raymond Ova Smith, age 85, of Highway 204 East, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, Kentucky.  Raymond was born on January 6, 1936 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Charles Ova and Clora (Hubbard)...

Search warrant leads to drug arrest

A Williamsburg man was arrested on multiple drug charges recently after Whitley County sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at the subject’s residence. Carl R. Person, photo from Laurel County Jail Tracker Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...

Ella Joan (Hill) Partin

Ella Joan Partin, 84, of Cleveland, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 25, 2021. She was born on June 12, 1936 in Jellico, TN to the late Jess and Fannie Hill. She was a 1954 graduate of Jellico High School and worked as a clerk at Jellico Hospital. She enjoyed yardwork...

Corbin Police getting some unarmed help

Corbin Police Department may soon have a new face in the office who won’t be carrying a gun. Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director Marcy Rein presented the plan for a pilot program, which would place a behavioral health clinician inside the Corbin Police...

Hounds, Jackets each split two games, Whitley Co. forced to sit because of COVID–19

The Corbin Redhounds are now 2-3 on the season after splitting the week with a win over Barbourville and loss to Boyle County. Photo by Ashley Norvell “I feel really good about the direction we are headed,” said Coach Tony Pietrowski. “This group continues to put in the work in...

Lady Colonels’ winning streak stops at seven

Winning streaks have to come to an end at some point, and that point for the Whitley County Lady Colonels was Monday night at North Laurel. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Traffic stop leads to meth bust

A routine traffic stop Thursday afternoon by a Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy resulted in the seizure of about 30 grams of methamphetamine from inside a vehicle, according to a sheriff’s department release. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...
Posted On 27 Jan 2021
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