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Corbin woman arrested with fake urine

A Corbin woman is behind bars after allegedly showing up at the probation office with a bottle of fake urine. About 10:35 p.m. on Oct. 5, Williamsburg Police Detective Bobby Freeman charged Samantha Jo Petrey, also known as Samantha Jo Lawson, 27, of Corbin, with tampering with...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

Corbin tourism, city finalizing 99-year lease on depot building

The Corbin Tourism members still have a few concerns but the members said Tuesday they are generally pleased with the 99-year lease the City of Corbin has offered on the old railroad depot building. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the tourism commission, Director Maggy Kriebel...

Corbin woman charged with shoplifting, parking in handicapped space

Corbin Police were leading a 39-year-old woman from Belk where she had been arrested for shoplifting makeup and being under the influence of drugs to find she had parked her vehicle in a handicapped parking space. Jennifer M. LeFevers of Corbin was arrested just before 1 p.m....

Suspects who fled scene of deputy’s assault, taken into custody

The two men who fled the scene in north Corbin where a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy was assaulted on October 1 are now in custody. Thirty-five-year-old Tony T. Burks was arrested last Wednesday during a routine traffic stop in Whitley County, while 36-year-old James W. Edwards...

Deputy seizes cocaine, meth during recent traffic stops

Over the course of two days, a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy seized cocaine and meth in connection with two separate traffic stops in southern Whitley County near the state line. About 5 p.m. on Oct. 3, Deputy Jonas Saunders was patrolling in southern Whitley County when...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

W’burg woman found with meth during traffic stop

Williamsburg police found suspected methamphetamine on Felicia Blakley during a recent traffic stop. A Williamsburg woman, who has been indicted twice this year on methamphetamine-related charges, was arrested Thursday evening on another methamphetamine-related offense. You need...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

Southeastern Kentucky Firefighters Association fall fire school to be held in Corbin

Approximately 500 firefighters will descend upon Corbin this weekend for the annual Southeastern Kentucky Firefighters Association’s 42nd annual Fall Fire School. Corbin Firefighter Andy Melton, one of the event organizers said the firefighters will be coming from across the...

Cops N Rodders car show set for Saturday

If you have an antique or unique looking vehicle and you want to help raise money for the Williamsburg Police Department Shop with a Cop program, then you might want to come down to the Kentucky Splash Waterpark Saturday for Cops N Rodders car motorcycle and tractor show....
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

W’burg hairdresser retires after 50 years in business

Ruth Siler Manning, who has worked as a beautician in Williamsburg for over 53 years, said that the secret to keeping a business successful for so many years is being friendly and treating your customers well. “It has been both ways and I have always had good...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

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