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Mchezo, the latest brand in the Webbed Sphere family of hobby and game companies, now offering jigsaw enthusiasts puzzles with ties to the local area

Mchezo Inc., a jigsaw puzzle publisher based in Corbin, KY, is officially announcing its formation and plans to enter the $660 million domestic jigsaw puzzle market starting this year. The company plans to have 20 releases by January 2021. “Jigsaw puzzles have the power to really...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020
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Local World AIDS Day event planned Tuesday

The Whitley County Health Department is organizing a COVID-friendly event on Tuesday, Dec. 1, as part of World AIDS Day in order to make the community more aware that HIV and AIDS are still around and still real. “World AIDS Day takes place on Dec. 1 each year. It’s an...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020

Laurel County Health Department reports 12th confirmed COVID-19 fatality Wednesday

The Laurel County Health Department reported its 12th confirmed COVID-19 fatality Wednesday. “Our condolences go out to the family of the 84-year-old male,” Laurel County Health Department officials wrote in a release Wednesday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 45 new...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Corbin infection expert pleads: Don’t pass COVID-19 Around the Thanksgiving table

Dr. Wajdi Kfoury doesn’t want anyone to become “the Grinch that stole Thanksgiving” nor the Thanksgiving Turkey. He strongly advises a change of plans for families who normally celebrate together. Kfoury, an infectious disease specialist at Baptist Health Corbin, knows how...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020
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First responders extricate woman trapped in wrecked truck Wednesday morning

A local woman had to be extricated and flown out by emergency medical helicopter following a single vehicle crash Wednesday morning in eastern Whitley County. The crash happened shortly before 6 a.m. when a red 2018 Chevrolet Silverado struck a tree along the side of the road...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Friday is deadline to enter Corbin Christmas Parade

The Corbin Christmas Parade will go on as scheduled on Dec. 5, and Friday is the deadline to enter. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel previously announced that the parade would be held, despite the COVID–19 pandemic. However, in an effort to maintain social distancing, it will be a...

Fate of Arena’s Dec. 2 Chevy Chase event unclear

So, what impact will Gov. Andy Beshear’s recent COVID-19 executive order concerning event venues, which limits crowd size to no more than 25 people, have on the scheduled “An Evening with Chevy Chase” event, which is supposed to take place at The Arena in Corbin on Wednesday,...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Corbin duo accused of trying to steal building

The McCreary County Sheriff’s Department recently arrested two Corbin residents for allegedly trying to steal a building. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Most local restaurants still operating via carryout, curbside service

Effective 5 p.m. Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear shutdown all in-person dining at restaurants and bars until Dec. 14. Many of our local restaurants are still operating via carryout, curbside, and so forth. In an effort to help our local restaurants and our readers, who are trying to...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Home owner, grandson escape Sunday morning blaze

Two people escaped unharmed following an early morning structure fire Sunday in Rockholds. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Nov 2020