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Whitley County reports additional COVID-19 death Friday

The Whitley County Health Department reported one additional COVID-19 fatality Friday. No information was provided about the deceased. This brings the total number of COVID-19 fatalities in Whitley County to 27 with the previous most recent death being reported on Jan. 20. The...
Posted On 12 Feb 2021

Corbin Walmart, London Kroger joins list of COVID–19 vaccination sites

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that Corbin Walmart and the Kroger in London will be among the expanded list of COVID–19 vaccine locations. Ten Kroger stores and 15 Walmart stores, along with 125 pharmacies and six new regional vaccination sites have been added to the...

Brenda J. Rose

Brenda J. Rose, age 78, of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Saturday, February 13, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.  Funeral service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 14th at 2:00pm at...

Laurel County Sheriff warns of phone scammers claiming to be FBI agents

The Laurel County Sheriff’s department is warning of a phone scam involving individuals who claim to work for the FBI. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated that the scammer will tell the individual that the FBI has a warrant for them, and they...

Elene Terrell

Elene Terrell, age 85, of Batesville, Indiana and formerly of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021. She was the wife of the late Billy Joel Terrell. Following the wishes of Ms. Elene Terrell, all services will be private with Elder Warren Willis and Elder Arnold...

Lela Lee Peace

Lela Lee Peace, 86, formerly of Corbin, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 in Lexington, Kentucky. Lela is survived by her husband, Arvin Peace. Burial and graveside services will be in the Worley Cemetery on Friday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m. Memorials are...

Corbin man charged with child abuse

A Corbin man is facing child abuse and assault charges for allegedly dropping a four-week-old baby and striking the child’s mother in the face Tuesday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

W’burg hopes to start charging county water districts more for water

Williamsburg officials say that it will be another three weeks or so before they will know for certain whether a recently fixed water leak on South Second Street is “the” elusive water leak that has been sought for well over a decade and believed to be responsible for much of the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2021

Corbin’s Independence House gets $20k grant

A Corbin nonprofit organization that serves primarily pregnant and post-partum females with substance abuse issues is receiving $20,000 from the Team Kentucky Fund, which is closing after all pending applications have been addressed. Independence House is one of the 19 qualified...
Posted On 12 Feb 2021

Whitley Co. changes in-person learning

Starting Monday, Whitley County School District’s hybrid in-person instruction schedule will transition to an A/B schedule. Students who attend in-person will either attend Monday and Tuesday or Thursday and Friday. No students will attend in-person on Wednesdays as that day will...