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COVID-19 incidence rates for Knox, Bell, and Laurel counties among top 10 highest in state Wednesday

Knox, Bell and Laurel County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Wednesday that were among the top 10 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Wednesday that 12 new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes three cases...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021

Cause of blaze unknown, fire destroys residence

A vacant, single-story residence adjacent to the KCEOC Laurel County Development center was a total loss after catching fire early Wednesday afternoon. West Knox Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched by Laurel County Dispatch and called for assistance from the Corbin Fire...

Parkway Inn destroyed

The Williamsburg Fire Department was one of several departments that responded to a fire at the Parkway Inn in Jellico on March 2. The hotel, which is off Highway 25, was destroyed during the fire. According to reports, three residents were at the hotel that night, but all three...

Mayor updates members on annexation and city projects

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus was the guest speaker at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon Tuesday. Razmus updated chamber members on local business developments and progress of projects throughout Corbin, such as the annexation of Exit 29. Regarding the...

UPDATE: School bus collides with SUV near KFC

Photo by Dean Manning A Whitley County School bus involved in an accident on Monday had no students on board. 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

Traffic slightly detoured after two-vehicle accident

Traffic on 18th Street in front of Owens Auto & Truck Service was  detoured briefly on Wednesday after a two-vehicle accident blocked the road around noon. Corbin Fire Department Battalion Chief Chad Jackson said the call initially came in with injuries, but once crews...

CMS Redhounds win state title

The year that would not end for the Corbin Middle School Seventh Grade Redhounds, ended on the highest of notes Sunday with a 38-18 win over Clay County to bring home the state championship. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...

Forcht Bank named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Kentucky

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Forcht Bank has been named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the medium company category (those employing 150-499 employees). This is the seventh consecutive year that Forcht Bank has been named a Best...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021
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Duo attempted break-in at Central Christian Academy

A Gray duo was arrested Friday in connection with an attempted break-in at Central Christian Academy in Gray overnight Thursday. Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Scotty Wilson and Deputy Jesse Smith arrested Cody W. Hutton, 30, and Kateln Storms, 22, following a traffic stop in the...

Williamsburg police getting body cameras

The widespread use of heroin locally, body cameras for the police department and a new set of the Jaws of Life for the fire department were three of the major topics addressed during the Williamsburg City Council’s monthly meeting Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021