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Laurel County reports three new confirmed COVID-19 deaths Thursday

The Laurel County Health Department has announced three additional COVID-19 deaths, which occurred between Saturday, Feb. 13, and Thursday, Feb. 18. “Please keep the families and friends of the 63-year-old male, 79-year-old female, and 91-year-old male in your thoughts,” the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2021

Jake A. Moses

Jake A. Moses, 84, of Cleveland, Ohio passed away February 17, 2021 in Euclid. Born November 21, 1936 in Williamsburg, Kentucky, he lived in Cleveland the past 66 years. He was a retired steel worker and retired from Midland Steel in 1997. He loved hunting and fishing. He was a...

Nikki Lynn Bennett

Nikki Lynn Bennett, age 43, of Somerset Road, London, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tennessee.  Nikki was born on April 30, 1977 in Corbin, Kentucky. She is preceded in death by her father, Edward Wayne...

Bruce Allen Keller

Bruce Allen Keller, age 56, of Lloyd Meadors Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was born on February 3, 1965 in Lebanon, Indiana to the late Herman and Minerva (Frederick) Keller. He is survived...

Wilma Kay Huddleston

Wilma Kay Huddleston, age 66, of Hanging Rock Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Wilma was born on November 13, 1954 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Ernest Edward and...

Do you qualify for emergency Medicaid? You can find out at Grace Health event Saturday in Corbin

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for free insurance through an emergency state program, and a local medical group is hosting an event Saturday to help you find out more about the program and see whether you qualify. “Due to the state of emergency, Kentucky is...
Posted On 18 Feb 2021

Arq receives $10 million in expansion funding

Arq announced it has received $10 million of expansion funding from Community Trust Bank, Inc. (CTBI) in support of its business plans and vision to grow its global business by recovering valuable resources from waste. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

The ice storms, coupled with COVID are too much to deal with

It can’t get much worse. First it was COVID and now added to it are ice storms. In my 34 years at this newspaper we have had only three ice storms that has affected our newspaper production. That is not counting snow storms that has caused us difficulties. This recent one has...
Posted On 18 Feb 2021