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Tommy Collins

Tommy Collins, age 52, of Highland Park Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, September 22, 2021 at his home. Tommy was born on October 25, 1968 in Duluth, Georgia to the late Marvin and Sandra (Skelton) Collins. In addition to his parents, he was also...

Tree cutting operations continue Monday, Sept. 27, on I-75 in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that intermittent right lane closures will occur beginning Monday, Sept. 27. until Friday, Oct. 1, on I-75 northbound (mile points 15.0 – 27.9) in Whitley County from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day due to tree cutting and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2021

Noah Brooks Daniels

Noah Brooks Daniels, age 46, of Skaggs Branch Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was born on August 13, 1975 in Trenton, Michigan to the late Noah and Willidean (Lowe) Daniels. In addition to...

Gov. Beshear orders flag flown at half-staff for COVID victims

Gov. Andy Beshear ordered flags across Kentucky to be lowered to half-staff on Friday in honor of the Kentuckians who have died from COVID–19. As of Thursday, the Kentucky Department of Public Health reported 8,466 deaths, of which 7,556 are confirmed. Locally, Laurel County has...

Firestone expansion may qualify for $150k in state economic incentives

If the Williamsburg Firestone Industrial Products plant delivers on its promise to create 250 additional jobs as part of its $51 million expansion, then it will be getting a little bit of economic incentive from the state. During a special called meeting on Sept. 15, the...
Posted On 24 Sep 2021

Corbin City Commission awards bids, restructures code enforcement position

The City of Corbin is one step closer to receiving 3,500 new garbage cans. The commission voted in July to budget $209,000 to purchase the new cans. During the August meeting, the commission rejected a bid from Municipal Equipment for the garbage cans because the bid came in at...

COVID-19 booster only currently offered for immune compromised individuals

If you are an immune compromised individual, you can now get a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Whitley County Health Department, but those are currently the only people who can get a third dose there. “We are not doing boosters right now. We are only doing those immune...
Posted On 24 Sep 2021

Early RPI rankings don’t tell much as high school football reaches halfway

With week five of the 2021 football season in the books, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has released RPI rankings for each of the six classes along with individual rankings of players across the state. In class 4A, the 5-0 Corbin Redhounds are ranked third behind...