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Whitley judge overrules Board of Claims in case of toddler’s death

Read the complete ruling in this case by clicking here A Judge has reversed a decision by the Kentucky Board of Claims to essentially throw out a case that blames the death of a Whitley County toddler in late 2013 on the failure of social workers to take action after being warned...

Corbin man charged with raping teen at knifepoint

A Corbin man was arrested Monday in Knox County for allegedly raping a 15-year-old at knifepoint. Twenty-year-old Amos Sparkman was arrested Monday afternoon at his residence in Alumni Apartments off of Ohler Road. According to the arrest citation, Kentucky State Police Trooper...

Freezing credit not surefire identity theft protection

Recently, national media have reported that freezing your credit could be one way to proactively protect yourself against identity theft. Unless you have had your identity stolen, it is best to consider other methods first. These methods will allow you to reduce your risk of...
Posted On 25 Feb 2016
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Siler: From ‘country judge’ to U.S. Court of Appeals

Business and community leaders from across Knox, Laurel and Whitley counties came together Tuesday night in London to recognize Senior U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Eugene Siler, Jr. as Leadership Tri County’s 2016 “Leader of the Year.” Dr. Michael Colegrove, the 2015 recipient of...

Corbin man accused of severely beating girlfriend

A Corbin man accused beating his girlfriend so severely that she had to be taken to the hospital emergency room Saturday night, pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree assault – domestic violence. Fifty-five-year-old Tony Johnson, who is also facing one count of public...

Choosing housing for small poultry flocks

Raising small poultry flocks on the farm or in the backyard has become very popular. The most important things to remember when choosing the type of housing are provisions for adequate shelter from weather, adequate ventilation and also protection from predators. You should...
Posted On 25 Feb 2016
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Corbin Tourism agrees to pay train movers extra $10,000

After nearly two weeks of waiting, the Corbin Tourism Commission is moving forward with a request from Wasatch Railroad Group to pay the company an additional $10,000 for moving L&N 232, along with its coal tender and a caboose from Bainbridge, Ga. to Corbin. The initial vote...

Choosing housing for small poultry flocks

Raising small poultry flocks on the farm or in the backyard has become very popular. The most important things to remember when choosing the type of housing are provisions for adequate shelter from weather, adequate ventilation and also protection from predators. You should...
Posted On 25 Feb 2016
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Frankfort: It’s about more than just politics

It’s a good thing that Frankfort is much more than politics. If it was just all of the chit-chat that comes out of our state’s capital city, I’m not sure many would want to visit. For sure this city of 27,000 permanent residents is steeped in as much history as any place in...

‘Blew my mind’ piece brings back memories

From time to time the following “Blew My Mind” piece has appeared on Facebook. I do not know who the author is, but it hit home with many of the experiences that some of you and I have had in our lifetime. I cut out a few of the observations and added my comments to some of the...
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