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Statewide coronavirus cases hit lowest number Monday since Oct. 12

(Editor’s note: The Whitley County, Knox County and Laurel County health departments were all closed Monday due to inclement weather, and as of 5 p.m. had not posted daily COVID-19 updates.) Gov. Andy Beshear announced 723 additional COVID–19 cases in Kentucky on Monday,...
Posted On 15 Feb 2021

Whitley County Health Department offices will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16

The Whitley County Health Department announced late Monday afternoon that due to the ongoing ice storm warning, all offices of the Whitley County Health Department will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. All Tuesday vaccination appointments are canceled and we will reach out...
Posted On 15 Feb 2021

Baptist Health Corbin vaccination clinic will be open Tuesday during normal hours, but many programs operating on a two-hour delay Tuesday

Baptist Health Corbin’s Vaccination clinic will be open tomorrow, Feb. 16, during normal hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. However if you feel that the weather will keep you from keeping your appointment, please call (606) 526-4990 to reschedule. Baptist Health Corbin has also...
Posted On 15 Feb 2021

Clancy Otis Jackson

Clancy Otis Jackson, age 71, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at his home. He was born in Knox County, Kentucky to the late Jack and Mildred Jackson. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Sunrise Baptist Church in Corbin. Clancy had an honorable...

Off-duty Corbin police officer involved in fatal shooting

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an off-duty Corbin Police officer. 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

John Siler

John Siler, age 84, of Blossom Ridge, Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on February 12, 2021 at his home.  He was born on August 11, 1936 in Whitley County, Kentucky to Marshall and Dosha Siler. He was a member of the Church of God International. He is survived by a brother,...

Business and government office closures for Monday, Feb. 15

Several local businesses and entities have announced closures for Monday, Feb. 15, due to icy road conditions, including: Whitley Circuit Clerk Gary Barton said the all court has been canceled for today, and that the judicial center in Williamsburg and the annex in Corbin would...
Posted On 15 Feb 2021

Snipe Hunting

A young person asked me the other day about snipe hunting. I snickered as my mind went back to when I was a young girl, and I remembered hearing of a young teenager who visited from the city and was taken out snipe hunting. I was curious about it. I later found out what it was,...