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Selena Mattingly preparing to defend Class A state title

Williamsburg Lady Jacket Selena Mattingly has already established herself as one of the top high school runners in the entire state of Kentucky, winning a Class A cross country title and two state track titles as a freshman last school year. Now, as a sophomore, Mattingly is...

Injured hiker rescued near Dogslaughter Falls

It took emergency workers about four hours to carry out a Wisconsin woman, who broke her ankle while hiking near Dogslaughter Falls Monday evening. Woodbine Search and Rescue Chief Rick Fore said emergency responders were called out about 6 p.m. to assist the injured woman. You...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016

Unemployment rate remains unchanged in Whitley County

Unemployment rates fell in 64 Kentucky counties between June 2015 and June 2016, including Knox County, rose in 49 counties, including Laurel County, and remained the same in seven (Fleming, Henderson, Morgan, Simpson, Trigg, Trimble and Whitley), according to the Kentucky Office...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016

Fire destroys abandoned trailer in Lily; cause undetermined

An abandoned doublewide trailer in Lily was destroyed by fire Monday morning. Lily Fire Chief Paul Collins said Lily and West Knox firefighters were paged to the trailer on Tackett Spur Road off of West Ky. 552 about 4:10 a.m. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

Seven injured, three flown out after Sunday crash

A two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon injured seven people and resulted in three people being flown out by emergency medical helicopter to Knoxville. The accident happened about 3:30 p.m. on US25 North near the intersection of Highway 204 West. When Whitley County Sheriff’s...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016

Fire damages machinery at CTA

Production at CTA Acoustics in Corbin was halted late Tuesday morning when a fire broke out in the machinery in the south end of the facility. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 11:50 a.m. Corbin Fire Captain Doug Brock said the fire was inside the blend roller in...

U of K Poultry Specialist stresses sanitation in multistate salmonella outbreaks

U of K Poultry Specialist stresses sanitation in multistate salmonella outbreaks Salmonella outbreaks associated with contact with live poultry in backyard flocks that began in early June are now affecting people in 45 states, and Kentucky appears to have the highest number of...
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Lily man, Corbin woman arrested for strong arm robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Lily man and a Corbin woman Tuesday afternoon in connection with a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Tuesday in southern Laurel County. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 37-year-old Jason Wells and 33-year-old Lorie...

Firefighters, towing service worker rescue kitten

The kitten was trapped in the engine compartment of this vehicle at Kmart in Corbin. Corbin firefighters and a mechanic from Bolton’s Towing teamed up Tuesday morning to rescue a kitten trapped in the engine compartment of a car. The cat was pulled from Bonnie Dozier’s sedan that...

Choosing the right college major

Choosing the right college major If you are headed to college but still not sure what you want to do, you are not alone. Many students are in the same boat. Choosing a major is an important step toward a rewarding career, but many students change majors at least once; many...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016
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