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Jellico man arrested for being Ohio fugitive

A Jellico, Tennessee man, who was arrested last week for allegedly being an Ohio fugitive in connection with a sex offender registration violation, is fighting extradition back to the buckeye state to answer charges. Jason Johnson, 31, declined to waive extradition during his...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

W’burg hosting nation’s largest Jeep Jamboree again

This week’s 23rd Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree in Williamsburg will be making a bit of history. Not only will it be the largest Jeep Jamboree in the nation for the third year in a row, but it will also bring with it a record number of participants to town....
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

Corbin Police find drugs, paraphernalia hidden in woman’s pants

A Corbin woman arrested on a Whitley County warrant Sunday night, is facing additional charges in Knox County after Corbin Police discovered a drug pipe, bundles of plastic baggies and a baggie of crystal methamphetamine on her person, and a baggie of marijuana under her car...

Laurel Co. Sheriff’s Department adds K-9 unit

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office has a new deputy that is paws, nose and ears ahead of his fellow officers. K-9 Edge has been teamed up with Deputy Daniel Grigsby to the department’s new K-9 unit. Edge is a five-year-old Belgian Malinoise that was donated to the sheriff’s...

Electronic Edition for 10-19-16

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Tuesday Night Soccer Highlights: Corbin Lady Hounds advance to regional finals

The 49th District champion Corbin Lady Hounds improved their season record to 11-10 Tuesday night, advancing to this year’s 13th Region championship game with a 10-0 victory over Harlan County.

Tuesday Night Volleyball Highlights: Corbin wins district title, Whitley advances to region

The Corbin Lady Hounds advanced to Tuesday night’s 50th District championship at North Laurel High School by winning a five set thriller against South Laurel on Monday (see the full story in the 10/19 edition of the News Journal).

Murder indictment returned in case of fatal accident

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Williamsburg woman for murder and other offenses in connection with a summer traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman and injured her husband. On Friday, the grand jury indicted Sonia Askins, 47, charging her with...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016