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Bridge maintenance operations start today on a portion of I-75 in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that a portion of I-75 southbound (right lane) at mile point 2.5 will be closed overnight beginning today, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. until Tuesday, Sept. 14 at noon. The overnight lane closure is necessary to allow crews to...
Posted On 13 Sep 2021

National Guard coming to Baptist Health Corbin to aid COVID–19 efforts

Baptist Health Corbin is getting reinforcements from the Kentucky National Guard as it continues to deal with the COVID–19 surge. Hospital officials said 15 of the 310 guard members that have been activated to support hospitals across the state will be assigned to Baptist Health...

Mary Ohler Faulkner

Mary Ohler Faulkner, age 90, of Earl Angel Road, Corbin, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on June 28, 1931 in Siler, Kentucky to Oscar Monhollen and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Monhollen. She is preceded in...

Barbara Ann Bunch

Barbara Ann Bunch “Barbie”, age 56, of Tom Bird Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born October 31, 1964 in Corbin, Kentucky to Herbert and Teresa (Dotson) Petrey. She was preceded...

Ricky Sawyers

Ricky Ray Sawyers, age 32, husband of Heather Nicole Roark Sawyers of Taylor Bridge Road, London, Kentucky passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the St. Joseph of London Hospital in London, Kentucky. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 14 in the Laurel Funeral...

Roy Jenkins

Roy Wayne Jenkins, age 73, of Hopewell Estates, Corbin, Kentucky passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital in London, Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, in the Laurel Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby Joe...

Kathy Partin

Kathleen “Kathy” (Fox) Partin, age 60, of the Kentucky Hill Community of Whitley County, KY, passed away early Sunday morning, September 12, 2021 at the home of her sister, Irene Musick, in Jellico, Tennessee. Kathy was born on December 12, 1960 to the late Newman Fox and Pearl...

Raymond “Rayboy” Powers

Raymond “Rayboy” Powers, age 63, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at his home. He was born November 10, 1957 in Whitley County, KY to the late Jack and Ruby Large Powers. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Patsy Romans, and...

Phyllis A. Elliott

Phyllis A. Elliott, age 78, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021 at her home. She was born June 9, 1943 in Whitley County, KY to the late Perry Elvin and Mary Elizabeth Bunch Markham. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy...

Phyllis Hayes Rice

 Phyllis Jean (Hayes) Rice, age 78, of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away Thursday morning, September 9, 2021 at CHI Saint Joseph Health in London, KY. She was born on December 7, 1942 to the late Elmer Hayes and Edna (Crider) Hayes in Evarts, KY. Her paternal grandparents were the...
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