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For second consecutive day Thursday, Laurel, Bell, Whitley, and Knox counties all have COVID-19 incidence rates in the top 20 in the state

Laurel, Bell, Knox and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates were all within the top 20 highest incidence rates in the state Thursday. The Whitley County Health Department announced 21 additional COVID–19 cases on Thursday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to...
Posted On 25 Feb 2021

Structure fire leaves one person injured

Williamsburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire that left one person injured at approximately 2:12 p.m. Tuesday. 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

Annie Lee Jones

Annie Lee Jones, 82, of Lily, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at her home. Her husband, James Jones, survives. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 27, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bobby Helton and Austin Evans officiating. Burial...

Kathy Irene Early

Kathy Irene Early, age 57, of Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on February 24, 2021 at the Somerwoods Nursing Home in Somerset, Kentucky.  She was born on March 10, 1963 in Corbin, Kentucky to Keith Early and Louise (Underwood) Early. She was preceded in death by her...

Walter R. Belew

Walter R. Belew, 78, of Corbin, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce Belew. There will be no funeral or visitation.  Messages may be written to the family at...

Linda Marlene Coffey Kinney

Linda Marlene Coffey Kinney, age 69, the wife of the late Everett Kinney Jr., of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2021 at her residence. Due to the risk associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, graveside services were held Thursday, February 25 at the...

Lisa Gail (Canada) Ball

Lisa Gail (Canada) Ball, age 57, departed this life on February 24, 2021 at the Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky.  She was born on January 12, 1964 in Jellico, Tennessee to Arthur Harold Canada and Nora Evellean (Strunk) Canada.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur...

Lexington Legends join Atlantic League of Professional Baseball

After 20 years as a stop on the road to Major League Baseball, the Lexington Legends will be playing to win in 2021. Legends officials announced last Thursday that the organization has joined the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, moving from the South Atlantic League. As...

Gulls spotted in Corbin parking lot

                A flock of gulls was spotted in the Corbin Walmart parking lot Sunday. The most common and widespread gull in North America are the Ring-billed Gull which can often be seen in parking lots, near fast-food restaurants or swarming over landfills,...

New garbage truck, bids on Gordon Hill sidewalk project

The Corbin City Commission voted unanimously to approve the lease of a new city garbage truck through Enterprise Fleet Management at a Feb. 16 special called meeting. Public Works Director Gary Kelly had requested a new garbage truck during the commission’s Dec. 21 meeting. “We...
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