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Knox County man charged with indecent exposure, assaulting mom, sister, deputy

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Gray area residence last Wednesday where a Barbourville man had allegedly assaulted his mother and sister, and exposed himself to a seven-year-old. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...

Knox, Laurel, Bell and Whitley County COVID-19 incidence rates all among top 12 highest in state Friday

Knox, Laurel, Bell and Whitley County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Friday that were among the top 12 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Friday that eight new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes four...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021

Knox, Bell, Laurel, and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates in top 11 statewide Thursday

Knox, Bell, Laurel, and Whitley County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Thursday that were among the top 11 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Thursday that 24 new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes eight...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021

COVID-19 incidence rates for Knox, Bell, and Laurel counties among top 10 highest in state Wednesday

Knox, Bell and Laurel County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Wednesday that were among the top 10 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Wednesday that 12 new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes three cases...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021

Whitley County reports 11 highway fatalities in 2020, Laurel County reports 13 deaths

Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS). Initial data indicates there were 778 fatalities in 2020, compared to 732 in 2019 – a 5 percent increase. “2020...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021

New COVID-19 cases were low Friday in Whitley, Bell counties

The Whitley County Health Department announced three additional COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 3,400. There are currently 79 active cases of which five people are hospitalized. A total of 3,289 people have been released from isolation in...
Posted On 05 Mar 2021

Whitley County only reports two new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced only two additional COVID–19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 3,376. There are currently 96 active cases of which five people are hospitalized. A total of 3,248 people have been released from...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021

Laurel County reports nine new COVID-19 deaths between Feb. 20-28

Laurel, Bell, Knox and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates were all within the top 10 highest incidence rates in the state Monday. The Laurel County Health Department, which is now only issuing weekly COVID-19 updates, announced Monday that nine additional COVID-19 deaths...
Posted On 01 Mar 2021

Allen Harris out as Lynn Camp Football coach

After seven seasons on the sidelines, Lynn Camp Football Coach Allen Harris announced that he will not be returning in 2021.

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties all post COVID-19 incidence rates in the top 11 statewide Friday

Laurel, Bell, Knox and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates were all within the top 12 highest incidence rates in the state Friday. The Whitley County Health Department announced 14 additional COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 3,353....
Posted On 26 Feb 2021