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Whitley County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases Thursday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 20 additional COVID–19 cases on Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 3,123. There are currently 228 active cases of which 14 people are hospitalized. A total of 2,869 people have been released from isolation in Whitley County....
Posted On 04 Feb 2021

Laurel County reports one new COVID-19 fatality Wednesday, 33rd fatality overall

The Laurel County Health Department announced one new COVID-19 death Wednesday, which brings the county’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 fatalities to 33. “We are saddened to report our 33rd death. We send our condolences to the family and friends of the 79-year-old female,”...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021

Laurel County reports two additional COVID-19 deaths Friday

The Laurel County Health Department announced two new COVID-19 deaths Friday, which brings the county’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 fatalities to 32. “Please send your condolences to the families and friends of the 82-year-old male and 76-year-old male,” the Laurel County...
Posted On 29 Jan 2021

Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties report 115 total new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 20 additional COVID–19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 2,946. There are currently 232 active cases of which 13 people are hospitalized. A total of 2,688 people have been released from isolation in Whitley County....
Posted On 27 Jan 2021

Laurel County reports two additional COVID-19 deaths Monday, a total of five deaths in last seven days

The Laurel County Health Department reported two additional COVID-19 fatalities Monday, which raises the total number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths to 30. “Please remember the families and friends of the 68-year-old male and 42-year-old male,” the health department wrote in a...
Posted On 25 Jan 2021

Southbound I-75 traffic shut down near Corbin

Southbound Interstate 75 near Corbin will be shut down until approximately 5  p.m. as emergency personnel work to clear an injury wreck and clean up a fuel spill. The wreck occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. near Exit 29. Motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Laurel County reports third COVID-19 fatality this week Friday

The Laurel County Health Department reported Friday the passing of the third person this week in Laurel County to die from COVID-19. “We send out condolences to the family and friends of the 52-year-old male,” the Laurel County Health Department wrote in a release. This brings...
Posted On 22 Jan 2021

Whitley, Laurel, Knox, and Bell counties report a total of 137 new COVID-19 cases Thursday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 29 additional COVID–19 cases on Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 2,828. There are currently 231 active cases of which 12 people are hospitalized. A total of 2,571 people have been released from isolation in Whitley County....
Posted On 21 Jan 2021

Whitley County reports 26th COVID-19 fatality Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department reported one additional COVID-19 death Wednesday, but no details were provided about the deceased. This brings the total number of COVID-19 fatalities in Whitley County to 26. The Whitley County Health Department announced 25 addition...
Posted On 20 Jan 2021

Is any of the $8.3 million worth of unclaimed property in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties yours?

There is more than $8.3 million worth of unclaimed property in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties combined, and some of it might be yours. Each year the Kentucky State Treasury receives millions of dollars from places like banks and insurance companies, who by statute must...
Posted On 16 Jan 2021