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Laurel County reports two additional COVID-19 deaths Friday

The Laurel County Health Department announced two new COVID-19 deaths Friday, which brings the county’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 fatalities to 32. “Please send your condolences to the families and friends of the 82-year-old male and 76-year-old male,” the Laurel County...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021

Lynn Sutton

Lynn Sutton, age 57, of Cynthiana, KY, formerly of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Baptist Health Corbin. She was born December 2, 1963 in Williamsburg, KY to the late Vasco and Lois Mahan Lemmings. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by...

Public’s help sought to find missing W’burg woman

The Williamsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help find a missing woman. Donna G. Lay was last seen on Jan. 7, 2021, at Taylor Apartments in Williamsburg. If anyone has information about her whereabouts, please contact the Williamsburg Police...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021

W’burg woman accused of passing counterfeit $100 bill

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly recently used a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for items in Save-A-Lot, denied to police that she had been in the store despite carrying a Save-A-Lot bag with a receipt and change from a $100 bill, according to her arrest citation. About 6:18...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021

Corbin woman arrested after alleged assault, victim reports broken collarbone

A Corbin woman was recently arrested after a complaint warrant was issued following an assault that left the victim with a broken collarbone and abrasions in various places on their body. Ivy Palmer, 46, was arrested by Corbin Police Department Patrolman Lonnie Sawyers on Jan. 28...

James Fryman

James Fryman, age 83, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born September 30, 1937 in Bowling Green, OH to the late Kenzie and Helen Jenkins Fryman. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by...

Katie Gross Sawyers

Katie Gross Sawyers, age 84, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Laurel County, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, in the Laurel Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Jonathan Lawson...

Thomas E. Campbell

Thomas E. Campbell, age 61, of Corbin, Kentucky departed this life on Thursday, January 28, 2021. He was born on October 24, 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Denver Campbell and Jo Evelyn (Loveless) Campbell. He was preceded in death by his parents, Denver and Jo Evelyn (Loveless)...

Joe A. Sawyers

Joe A. Sawyers, 77, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021. Born in Corbin, Joe was the son of the late Hiram and Elizabeth Goff Sawyers.  He was a US Army veteran and had worked at CTA in Corbin for 19 years.  He was a member of Dorthae Pentecostal Church. Joe loved...

Rotary Club receives donations for Empty Stocking, Powers gives Baptist Health Corbin’s update on COVID vaccines and construction projects

Baptist Health Corbin’s President Anthony Powers recently presented the Corbin Rotary Club with a check worth $6,180 for its Empty Stocking Fun. The money comes from employees, who purchase “blue jean stickers” for $2 to wear on Friday’s, said a spokesperson from the hospita...
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