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Appointment now required to take driver’s permit test

For those, who turned 16 years old in recent months and have been itching to go take their driver’s permit test but haven’t been able to do so because your local judicial center has been closed, you are now in luck. The Kentucky State Police Driver Testing Branch announced...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020

Number of new COVID-19 cases varying locally between counties

The number of COVID-19 cases locally has been up and down in recent days with some counties reporting new cases, and other counties reporting that all of their patients have either recovered or are no longer in isolation. Knox County reported its ninth and tenth COVID-19 cases on...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020

Knox County reports its 10th COVID-19 case, Bell County its fourth case

The number of COVID-19 cases locally has been up and down in recent days with some counties reporting new cases, and other counties reporting that all of their patients have either recovered or are no longer in isolation. Knox County reported its ninth and 10th COVID-19 cases on...
Posted On 01 Jun 2020

Election Day details revealed for Knox County

Knox County will officially have two voting precincts for the June 23 primary election. According to Knox County Clerk Mike Corey, voting precincts will be set up in the gymnasiums of both Lynn Camp and Knox Central High School. Voting will open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.,...

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Whitley, Knox or Laurel counties since May 17

The number of COVID-19 cases locally has not grown in recent days, but there are still positive patients, who remain in isolation. Whitley County reported its 11th COVID-19 case on May 17. Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director Marcy Rein said Tuesday that this...
Posted On 27 May 2020

Number of local COVID-19 cases grows in recent days

The number of local COVID-19 cases continues to grow, but not in large numbers. The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 11th confirmed COVID-19 case Sunday afternoon. The person is isolating at home. 10 of the 11 cases have been released from isolation....
Posted On 20 May 2020

Whitley County reports 11th COVID-19 case; Bell County its first case

The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 11th confirmed COVID-19 case Sunday afternoon. The person is isolating at home. 10 of the 11 cases have been released from isolation. The majority of Whitley County cases have involved people ages 50 and under. Out...
Posted On 17 May 2020

Knox County reports eighth COVID-19 case Friday

One week after reporting its seventh COVID-19 case, Knox County reported its eighth COVID-19 case Friday, according to the Knox County Health Department. Knox County’s first six COVID-19 cases have all be released from isolation. Out of the first seven Knox County cases,...
Posted On 15 May 2020

Number of local COVID-19 cases slowly increasing in recent days

Just when it was starting to look like local COVID-19 cases might have stopped, a recent 72-hour time period saw one or more cases reported in Whitley, Laurel, Knox and McCreary counties. The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 10th confirmed COVID-19...
Posted On 13 May 2020

Corbin teen dies in Monday morning double-wide fire

A Corbin area teen died Monday morning in a structure fire on Cedar Bluff Lane in Knox County. Kentucky State Police said a 16-year-old male juvenile was pronounced dead at the scene of the double-wide trailer fire. Police have not released his name. West Knox and Bailey Switch...