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Case of Corbin woman accused of biting security guard going to grand jury

The felony assault case against a Corbin woman, who is accused of biting a security guard at Baptist Health Corbin, will be presented to the grand jury. Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Whitley District Court, Judge Cathy Prewitt found probable cause to present the case...

Corbin woman accused of biting security guard one week after spitting on deputy

A Corbin woman, who pleaded guilty in Knox County last week to assaulting a sheriff’s deputy by spitting in his face, is now facing an assault charge in Whitley County for allegedly biting and punching a security officer at Baptist Health Corbin. You need to login to view the...

Silver Ball Gala sets fundraising record for Baptist Health Corbin

The 14th annual Baptist Health Foundation’s Silver Ball Gala saw a record attendance, and a record in fundraising Saturday night for the planned expansion of the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Lee Richardson, Director of Foundation and Community Health Services...

Pink cement trucks part of new breast cancer awareness effort

A local concrete company is teaming up with the Baptist Health Corbin to raise awareness about breast cancer and help the hospital in its efforts to combat the disease. Triple Crown Concrete, which operates plants across central and southern Kentucky, including Corbin and London,...

Baptist Health Corbin Volunteer Auxiliary offers chance to, ‘Splat out Cancer’

Baptist Health Corbin’s Volunteer Auxiliary held a fundraiser Thursday to benefit its efforts to aid patients receiving cancer treatment at the hospital, providing them with the opportunity to, “Splat out Cancer.” For $1, individuals had the chance to sling shot balloons filled...

KSP, Baptist Health Corbin participating in DEA National Drug Take-Back Day

Kentucky State Police and Baptist Health Corbin are among the organizations participating in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s 17th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. state police will have disposal boxes set up in...

Organ donors, recipients celebrated at Baptist Health Corbin organ donation event

Members of the community gathered at Baptist Health Corbin Friday to commemorate “Blue and Green Day” in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation. Among the featured speakers was John Whitlock, whose wife, Kellee Edwards Whitlock, died of...

UPDATE: Man killed by falling tree branch was Williamsburg resident

UPDATE: The man killed Friday afternoon after being struck in the head by a tree branch has been identified. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said the victim was Gregory Siler, 45, of Williamsburg. Siler was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin. Croley said while no autopsy...

Baptist Health Corbin donates ‘Blue Jean Bucks’ to Empty Stocking Program

If you have been to a Baptist Health Corbin facility on any given Friday, you may have noticed some of the employees wearing blue jeans. “Casual Friday” at the Corbin facilities come at a price to the employees, but the proceeds go to several good causes, including the Corbin...

Investigation continues into Saturday shooting at Lily veterans club

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies will be taking the results of an investigation of a shooting at a veterans club in Lily to the grand jury. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo said the grand jury will determine whether criminal charges are warranted against William Helton of Corbin. Helton...