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Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties report total of 109 new COVID-19 cases over three-day period

The Whitley County Health Department announced 15 additional COVID–19 cases on Monday, bringing the county’s total to 3,166. There are currently 147 active cases of which 14 people are hospitalized. A total of 2,993 people have been released from isolation in Whitley County. The...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021

Corbin man charged with running from deputies

A Corbin man was arrested Saturday afternoon for allegedly running from Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies who had responded to a report that a woman had been assaulted. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view...

Johnny Lee Farris

Johnny Lee Farris, age 64, husband of Laura Sites Farris of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 10 at 1:00 p.m. in the Laurel Funeral Home...

Daniel Lee Brandenburg

Daniel Lee Brandenburg, age 37, of Jeffries Court, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Daniel was born on May 21, 1983 in Chicago, Illinois. He is preceded in death by his father, Shelby Brandenburg. Daniel...

Iver Jean (Perkins) Carr

Iver Jean (Perkins) Carr, age 90, of the Yaden Community, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at the Hillcrest Health and Rehab Center in Corbin, Kentucky. Iver Jean was born on May 26, 1930 in Siler, Kentucky to the late Leford and Martha...

Ollie Bunch

Ollie Bunch, age 76, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Baptist Health Corbin. She was born March 27, 1944 in Elk Valley, TN to the late Mike and Ethel Davis. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Terrell “Buck” Bunch;...

Sandra Pearl Kersey

Sandra Pearl Kersey, age 77, of Kersey Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the St. Joseph Hospital of London in London, Kentucky. Sandra was born on October 19, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Alex Badalow and Pearl Truitt....

Joint response by Laurel Co. deputies, vehicle enforcement results in arrest for trafficking heroin, meth

A joint investigation by Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies led to the seizure of almost 1.5 ounces of heroin and 10 ounces of methamphetamine Friday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today,...

Sue Morriston

Sue Morriston, age 86, of Williamsburg, KY, formerly of Evans, WV, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at The Heritage Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility. She was born July 31, 1934 in Nicholas County, WV to the late Ted and Everette Nutter Pierson. Along with her parents,...

Rebecca Jo (Huddleston) Rose

Rebecca Jo (Huddleston) Rose, age 59, of Newcomb, Tennessee, formerly of Whitley County, Kentucky, passed away Saturday afternoon, February 6, 2021 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, KY. She was born on June 18, 1961 to the late James Harvey Huddleston...
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