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Complaint leads to two drug trafficking arrests at north Corbin motel Saturday

Two people were arrested on drug trafficking charges early Saturday morning following a complaint of possible drug activity at a north Corbin motel room. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested William Kelly Searight, 43, of Lexington, and April L. Messer, 37, of Cannon after...

MACED becomes Mountain Association

After more than 40 years, the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) is changing its name to the Mountain Association in an effort to be more inclusive and welcoming to the people and communities they serve. The community economic development nonprofit...
Posted On 09 Aug 2020
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Baptist Health Corbin Medical Director Dr. David Worthy answers COVID–19 frequently asked questions

The ongoing COVID–19 pandemic has continued to generate questions and controversy. As a result, The News Journal reached out to Baptist Health Corbin Medical Director Dr. David Worthy to answer a number of the most common questions concerning the state of the virus, testing, when...

Whitley County Health Department issues public notice concerning potential COVID–19 exposure at Saxton Baptist Church

The Whitley County Health Department has issued a public notice concerning the potential exposure to COVID–19 of those who attended Sunday services at Saxton Baptist Church in Williamsburg. Health Department Director Marcy Rein said she elected to issue the notice after learning...

May Day Queen and Tiny Queen race update

At the end of the first count in the race for May Queen and Tiny Queen, the Ossoli Club has released the following results: First place in the May Queen Race at this time is Raynah Kelsch. Shelby Wilson is in second place. In third place is a tie between Kayla Curry and Chloe...

Knox County reporting five deaths linked to Christian Health Center’s COVID-19 outbreak

About one week after a Corbin nursing home reported that 46 residents and eight staff members had tested positive for COVID-19, this same nursing home is now reporting the deaths of five patients in connection with COVID-19. “In conjunction with Christian Health Center, Corbin,...
Posted On 07 Jul 2020

Laurel County reports nine additional COVID-19 cases, third death Monday

The Laurel County Health Department reported Monday that there had been nine additional COVID-19 cases since Saturday in addition to another death from the virus. In addition, Whitley, Bell and McCreary counties also reported additional COVID-19 cases Monday. The Laurel County...
Posted On 22 Jun 2020

Knox County Schools closing for a month

Knox County Public Schools officials announced Thursday that schools will be closed for a month beginning Monday in response to the threat of the coronavirus Officials stated that students would receive printed material when leaving school Friday to provide instruction during...

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Posted On 04 Mar 2020