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Police say Gray man who ran SUV into Wendy’s was intoxicated

Wendy’s in Corbin may only be operating on a drive-through basis, but police say a Gray man took it literally Friday night, plowing his SUV into the location on U.S. 25E. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...

Unemployment rate drops in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between July 2021 and August 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 02 Oct 2021

Whitley County remains near top of state in COVID-19 incidence rate

Whitley County remained near the top of Kentucky’s 120 counties in COVID–19 incidence rate Tuesday at 190.7. Only Rockcastle County, with a rate of 196.8, was higher. Powell County at 187.3, Harlan County at 174.1 and Monroe County at 173 rounded out the top five. Clinton County...

Knox County man pardoned for murder in 2019 arrested in Laurel County

A Knox County man convicted of a 2008 murder and pardoned by Governor Matt Bevin in 2019 was arrested in Laurel County Thursday night for allegedly threatening employees and customers at a business. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies charged Daniel S. Grubb, 36, of Gray, with...

Corbin man charged with trafficking methamphetamine, marijuana Thursday

What began as a traffic stop for running a stop sign and careless driving Thursday morning in east Corbin resulted in the discovery of a large amount of methamphetamine, marijuana and a handgun in the possession of a convicted felon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

Unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between June 2021 and July 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 04 Sep 2021

In southeastern Ky.’s Covid-19 hotspot, health-care providers try to fight misinformation without confrontation

By Jamie Lucke Kentucky Health News Martin Huff of WYGE Christian Radio in London says he never shied from vaccines before. He gets an annual flu shot and has been vaccinated against shingles. Covid-19 was different. “There was so much propaganda and talk, you didn’t know what to...
Posted On 25 Aug 2021
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Unemployment rates increase in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between May 2021 and June 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021

Knox County native named new assistant principal at Lynn Camp Schools

From classroom teacher to supporting those in the classroom, Knox native Emily (Mills) Haneline has been named the new assistant principal at Lynn Camp Schools. “To empower staff and students I work with to be the very best they can be, both in and out of the classroom,” is the...

Unemployment rates increase in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between April 2021 and May 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 17 Jul 2021