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Whitley County COVID–19 vaccination rate stands at 32.9 percent

The Whitley County Health Department announced the latest COVID–19 death Monday. Officials said the adult, who had not been vaccinated, died last week. According to officials, 32.9 percent of the county’s residents that are eligible have been vaccinated. Officials announced 43...

Knox Co. deputies: Man rented U-Haul to steal catalytic covereter

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Barbourville man they say was cutting the catalytic converter off of the U-Haul truck that he had rented Friday. William Allen, 39, was charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition of the value over $500, first-degree criminal...

Justin Moore returning to The Arena on Oct. 23

When Justin Moore played The Arena in Corbin in 2017 it was on the heels of his single, “Somebody Else Will” reaching number one on the U.S. Country Airplay chart. History will be repeating itself as Moore is returning to The Arena on Oct. 23 on the heels of singles, “Why We...

James Neal Prewitt

James Neal Prewitt, age 85 of Lot Mud Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky. He was born on March 2, 1936 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to Jerry Dewey Prewitt and Nannie Butler Prewitt. He was...

Norman Roscoe Hess

Norman Roscoe Hess, age 84, of Croley Bend Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at The Williamsburg Health and Rehab in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Norman was born on September 6, 1937 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Rudolph Hess and...

Mima Lee Jones

Mima Lee Jones, age 58, of Ballard Ford Road East, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at her home. She was born on April 6, 1963 to the late Homer and Carlos Jean (Combs) Riley. She was preceded in death by a brother Homer Riley Jr. She is...

Raymond Campbell

Raymond Jay (Mailman) Campbell, age 48, of North Highway 25-W, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Jay was born on May 6, 1973 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late Raymond Finley and Ina Lou (Meadors) Campbell. In...

Billy J. Tharpe

Billy J. Tharpe, 80 years old, of Madison Heights, Michigan, formerly of Emlyn, KY died on July 19, 2021 in Warren, Michigan. Bill was born on May 29, 1941 to Jess and Edith (Moses) Tharpe who preceded him in death. He leaves behind a wife of 56 years, Joann (Baird) Tharpe;...

Nelva Fahrbach

Nelva Meares Fahrbach, age 77, of Corbin, KY passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Baptist Housing in Corbin. Visitation will on Friday, August 6, from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Briar Branch Baptist Church, 42 Lula Long Rd. Elizabethtown, NC, where her funeral service will...

Shirley P. McNeil

Shirley P. McNeil, age 85, of Corbin, KY, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at St. Joseph Health in Lexington, KY. Born in Corbin, she was the daughter of the late Raleigh and Nancy Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Zelda...
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