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Over 1,800 people on waiting list to get COVID-19 vaccine in Whitley Co.

The Whitley County Health Department has delivered nearly all of the doses of the COVID-19 vaccine it received with the final doses to be distributed on Tuesday. The department is anticipating a shipment of booster doses soon for those who have already received their initial...

Corbin’s Restaurant Week showcases some ‘cream of the crop’ culinary treats

Twelve local restaurants are participating in Corbin’s Restaurant Week. The event runs from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23. Restaurants each created a unique dish for customers to try. Prices of items vary by location. “In light of the devastation experienced by our restaurants in 2020, we...

Whitley County now seeing incidence rates of COVID-19 slowly decreasing

The Whitley County Health Department announced 11 additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 2,745. The health department reported 15 new cases on Jan. 16, 20 new cases on Jan. 17, and 10 new cases on Jan. 18. There are currently 198 active cases, of...

Beshear announces more than 3,000 new cases of COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 3,000 new cases Tuesday in the Commonwealth making it the fourth-highest Tuesday on record. Whitley County The Whitley County Health Department announced 27 additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 2,634. There are...

Bell County Health Department announces two new COVID related deaths

The Bell County Health Department announced two new COVID-19 related deaths Monday. The county’s death total is now 33 individuals ranging in age from 56 to 97. Whitley County The Whitley County Health Department announced 54 additional COVID–19 cases on Monday, bringing the...

Corbin Recycling Center closed due to COVID-19

The Corbin Recycling Center is temporarily closed after one of the employees tested positive for COVID-19. Corbin City Manager, Marlon Sams, said approximately five or six other employees were impacted. The recycling center is under quarantine, but is expected to reopen on...

Gov. Beshear announces new Whitley County Welcome Center open to visitors

Governor Andy Beshear today announced the official grand opening of a new welcome center in southeastern Kentucky located at mile marker 1.5 in Whitley County off I-75 North. In response to the spread of COVID-19, federal and state public health officials advised that travel...

Local health departments report 1,931 active COVID–19 cases in Whitley, Knox, Laurel counties Tuesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 59 additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 1,929. There are currently 362 active cases, of which nine are hospitalized. With the new cases, Whitley County’s COVID–19 incidence rate stands at 108.3. Laurel...

COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Baptist Health Corbin

Officials at Baptist Health Corbin announced Tuesday that the Pfizer COVID–19 vaccine  has arrived on site. The hospital was one of 11 across Kentucky that Gov. Andy Beshear announced would be recipients of the initial shipment as part of the effort to immunize frontline...

BBB warns online puppy scams are increasing

COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased demand for pets as people seek adding a pet to the family to ease the loneliness and tension of prolonged time at home. Many feel that they now have more time to train a puppy. With this rising demand has come a spike in pet scams, in...
Posted On 15 Dec 2020
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