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Retha Mae Croley

Retha Mae Croley, age, 79, of East Hwy 92, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on November 14, 1941 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to William and Myrtle (Rose) Croley. She was preceded in death by her...

Public memorial for doctor, who died from COVID-19, postponed due to COVID-19

A public memorial for a Corbin doctor, who died last year after battling COVID-19, has been delayed due to increasingly high levels of COVID-19. The memorial was planned for Aug. 2 to celebrate, “the legacy and 60th birthday of Dr. Mohammad Jawed.” Organizers announced Wednesday...
Posted On 28 Jul 2021

Photo Gallery: Day at the Races

Nearly 100 people turned out at the Red Mile in Lexington throughout the day Sunday for Southern Kentucky Day. The Red Mile has been hosting races for the inaugural Corbin racing meeting. While Corbin has a license for a Standardbred race track, construction on the track...
Posted On 28 Jul 2021

Jellico Police respond to three separate incidences involving heroin

The Jellico Police Department is cracking down on illegal drug substances in the area. Officers with the department worked three separate drug-related incidences in the span of several days. Two of the cases were worked in part by a former Scott County deputy sheriff. After 45...

Photo Gallery: Copperhead Trail Ride

Over 50 motorcycles turned out Saturday for the annual Copperhead Trail Ride. Copperhead Trail is a 60-mile route through portions of scenic Whitley and McCreary counties featuring more than 300 turns. This year’s ride was in memory of John ‘Papa J’ Shupe. Below, Steve...
Posted On 28 Jul 2021

Lisa Renee Goodin-Davis

Lisa Renee Goodin-Davis, age 56, wife of the late, Abner Samuel Davis, Sr. of Goodin Lane, Corbin, Kentucky passed away Monday, July 26, 2021 at her residence. Funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 pm on Friday, July 30 in the Laurel Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Brian Bond...

2020 graduates go to prom

Thanks to Jina LaFary, Keisha Amburgey and several other business owners and sponsors, 13th Region 2020 graduates finally received a prom on Saturday. The event was hosted at the Corbin Arena.

Angela Sue Lawson

Angela Sue Lawson, age 49, of Jellico, Tennessee passed away Monday, July 26, 2021 at her home. She was born on April 9, 1972 in Toledo, Ohio to George Lawson, of Saxton, KY and Darline Rucker, of Jacksboro, TN who survive. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her...

Hinkle Printing reinvents itself after 55 years

A beloved local business will be receiving a “fresh start” after 55 years in business. Bryan and Jessica Hinkle announced the closure of Hinkle Printing in June. The business, which has served the tri-county area for 55 years, will become part of the Hinkle Ink Spot Print Shop....

Governor makes several new mask recommendations for schools

While local school districts are hesitant to release information about COVID-19 restrictions that may be enforced at schools since incident rates could change, Gov. Andy Beshear announced some of the state recommendations on Monday during his media briefing. “Our priority is our...
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