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Taylor pleads not guilty to murder; $1 million cash bond set

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her two teenage daughters and her husband on Jan. 13, pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder Friday, and two counts of criminal attempt to commit the murder of a police officer. Courtney Taylor’s attorney, public advocate...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Corbin man charged in burglary at his grandfather’s house

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Corbin man wanted in connection with a Jan. 20 house burglary at his grandfather’s house. According to Sheriff John Root, Deputy Gary Mehler arrested 18-year-old Kenneth T. Hines II at a residence off of Old U.S. 25. Mehler was called...

‘I had a gun in my hand. It went off,’ Creekmore told 911

Williamsburg police are going to leave it up to a Whitley County Grand Jury to decide whether to file criminal charges in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting that took place at a Mt. Morgan home. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the victim, Natasha R. Archer, 31, has...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Man found dead in home Saturday died about three – four weeks ago

A Williamsburg man, who was found dead in his home Saturday morning, apparently died of natural causes about three to four weeks ago, according to local authorities. Whitley County Deputy Coroner Jerry Croley pronounced Vincent Lawson, 62, dead at his Sky View Drive home about...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Salt truck operator sued over 2016 crash

A Williamsburg man is suing a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet salt truck operator stemming from an accident last January. Attorneys James Wren II and Travis Rossman filed the lawsuit on Jan. 13 on behalf of Jesse Gabbard against Tommy Manes, individually and in his official...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Annual ‘Ladies in Red” heart disease prevention event to be held Feb. 2

Baptist Health Corbin is continuing its effort to spread the word about the danger women face from heart disease and the importance of being proactive in fighting it during the annual “Ladies in Red” event. The community education event will be held Feb. 2 at The Arena in Corbin....