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Running for office in Corbin was truly a great experience

When I filed to run for Corbin City Commission in January, I knew it was going to put the shackles on my ability to talk about city politics in this column for awhile. Election laws make it pretty well taboo to do so. So, I kept quiet. Now, all bets are off. The voters have...

Electronic Edition for 11-16-16

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Numerous recent explosions heard in area given possible explanation

Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses says multiple explosions heard throughout the area can be attributed to Tannerite. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

IRS: Corbin hypnotist and author owes almost $1 million in back income taxes

The Internal Revenue Service has filed paperwork in U.S. District Court in London claiming that a Corbin man owes almost $1 million and seeking a judgment to collect the taxes along with interest and penalties. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...

Police: Ex-CHS assistant coach under investigation

Corbin Police say former CHS assistant basketball coach Madison Johnson is under investigation. A former Corbin High School assistant basketball coach is the subject of a criminal investigation. Corbin Police Detective Bill Rose confirmed Tuesday that he is investigating a case...

Auditors shed additional light in school theft case

Former Whitley County School District Chief Financial Officer Leigh Burke is charged with theft and abuse of the public trust in connection with missing funds from the school district. Auditors shed a little more light Thursday evening on the alleged theft of $12,042.14 by the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

Gray man pleads guilty to illegal burning

A Gray man charged with illegal burning after state police reported finding him burning trash in a barrel just feet from the treeline Sunday afternoon pleaded guilty to the charges Monday in Knox District Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...

W’burg leaders think they have found cause of 37 percent water loss rate

After years of dealing with water loss rates between 30-45 percent, the city of Williamsburg thinks it has finally narrowed down its problem and hopes to soon have it fixed. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said the city looked for several causes, ranging from leaks in lines to...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

196 sidewalk tripping hazards to be repaired in W’burg

196 places on Williamsburg sidewalks that could potentially cause people to trip will soon be repaired. During its monthly meeting Monday, the Williamsburg City Council voted unanimously to pay Precision Concrete $13,000 to repair 196 “trip hazards.” Mayor Roddy...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

Lily man facing assault charge in connection with car wreck

A Lily man has been charged with first-degree assault after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he was driving under the influence when he crashed his car, resulting in serious injuries to the passenger Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested...
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