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Laurel, Bell counties report additional COVID-19 fatalities Monday

Knox, Laurel, Bell and Whitley County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Monday that were among the top 14 highest incidence rates in the state. In addition, two of the health departments reported additional COVID-19 fatalities Monday. The Knox County Kentucky Health...
Posted On 15 Mar 2021

Knox County man charged with indecent exposure, assaulting mom, sister, deputy

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Gray area residence last Wednesday where a Barbourville man had allegedly assaulted his mother and sister, and exposed himself to a seven-year-old. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...

John Gregory Lambdin

John Gregory Lambdin, age 52, of Rockholds, Ky., passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born April 21, 1968 in Corbin Ky. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie and Gladys Mays, and John and Marie...

Outdoor burning ban lifted in Whitley County

With the recent rains, the burning ban in Whitley County has been lifted. Judge-Executive Pat White, Jr. signed the executive order instituting the red flag warning on Thursday. Area fire departments had been inundated with calls concerning out of control brush fires in the days...

James Edward Lunsford

James Edward Lunsford, age 75, of Corbin, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin. A memorial service will be held by the family from 12:00-1:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 20, at Redemption Church, 101 Calvary Court, London, Kentucky with Pastor Billy...

Richard Scott Donley

Richard Scott Donley, age 71, of Jellico, TN went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. Richard is preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Donley. He is survived by his wife, Janey Hackler Donley; daughters,...

Daniel “Boone” Hamblin

Daniel “Boone” Hamblin, age 60, of Highway 511, Corbin, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin.  Daniel was born on November 21, 1960 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Claude and Nannie (Dale) Hamblin. In addition to his parents,...

Michael Y. Walters

Michael Y. Walters, of Manchester, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 after reaching the age of 77 years. After months of failing health, he died peacefully at UK Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Michael was born December 17, 1943 in Clay County, Kentucky. He...

Update: Missing woman located

Update: Williamsburg Police reported Tuesday afternoon that Stephanie Martin has been located in Kentucky. Williamsburg Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a local woman, who was last seen on March 10, and are asking her to contact authorities to let them...
Posted On 15 Mar 2021

Rickie Floyd Petrey

Rickie Floyd Petrey, age 66, of Oak Grove School Road, Corbin, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at North Knoxville Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Rickie was born on May 24, 1954 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Joe Wes and Doris Jean (Strunk)...