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Whitley County reports 37 additional COVID-19 cases Thursday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 37 additional COVID–19 cases on Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 2,983. There are currently 269 active cases of which 13 people are hospitalized. A total of 2,688 people have been released from isolation in Whitley County....
Posted On 28 Jan 2021

Public health notices issued for possible COVID-19 exposure at Corbin, Barbourville restaurants

Late Thursday afternoon, the Knox County Health Department issued public health notices regarding possible recent COVID-19 exposure at Long John Silver’s and McDonalds restaurants in Barbourville and Corbin. “Knox County Health Department (KCHD) is working closely with management...
Posted On 28 Jan 2021

House fire leaves one dog dead, one person injured

A Tuesday morning house fire left one dog dead and one person injured. Corbin Fire Department Battalion Chief Jack Partin said the department was dispatched to the Third Street residence at approximately 4 a.m. on Jan. 26. Three people were inside the residence when the fire...

Shirley Sizemore Lovings

Shirley Sizemore Lovings, age 75, wife of Ron Lovings of Lexington, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at The Willows of Hamburg in Lexington, Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am Friday, January 29 at Kerr Bros. Funeral Home-Harrodsburg Road with...

Ex-Williamsburg Mayor Bill Nighbert remembered

Right after Bill Nighbert was sworn in as president of the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) in 2002, he called his then five-year-old son Benton to the stage, and hoisted him above the podium showing the audience of KLC staff and city officials what drove him to public servic...
Posted On 28 Jan 2021

Signature Shuffle Pub Crawl to debut Downtown Corbin Signature Drink Menu

Corbin’s very first pub crawl is set to kick off at 7 p.m. Saturday at Si Señor Mexican Restaurant. The Signature Spirit Shuffle Pub Crawl will debut the Downtown Corbin Signature Drink menu. “We are always looking for ways to highlight the uniqueness of our restaurants and...

Monday wreck shuts down southbound I-75 near Corbin

Southbound Interstate 75 near Corbin was closed to traffic for approximately three hours on Monday as emergency crews worked to clear a wreck involving a tractor-trailer truck and a passenger vehicle. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Public Affairs...

About 400 educators will get vaccinated during clinic

More than 400 staff of Whitley County and Williamsburg schools will receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Whitley County Middle School over a three-day period this week. Beginning Tuesday, the vaccines were distributed by the ARH hospital from Barbourville. Vaccines...