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Corbin man to get five years for wild pursuit

A Corbin man indicted in August on charges that he was under the influence of intoxicants when he led Kentucky State Police on a high-speed chase, pleaded guilty Monday in Knox Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Truck loaded with processed chicken overturns in Keavy

Ky. 312 in Keavy was shut down for several hours Tuesday afternoon when a tractor-trailer loaded with processed chicken dropped off the roadway and overturned. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Steve Douglas, public affairs officer at Region...

Hall released from jail after Tenn. sheriff declines to extradite him

Tristan Hall was released from jail last week after Tennessee officials wouldn’t extradite him on theft charges. He said the case is a matter of mistaken identity. A former Whitley County resident, who is suing prosecutors, police officers and others in federal court over a...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recognized as ‘Club of Distinction’

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club has been recognized as a “club of distinction” during a recent Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis Division mid-year meeting in Alcoa, Tennessee. Alvin Sharpe, who served as Williamsburg Club President for 2015-2016 and is currently the Kiwanis Lt. Governor...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

State auditor finds no significant issues with Whitley Co. PVA office

A state audit of agreed upon procedures of the Whitley County PVA’s Office has turned up no significant issues. The audit by Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon looked at 11 procedures, and only four of those findings prompted a response from Whitley County PVA Ronnie...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Spring fire season is in effect

The Kentucky Division of Forestry and area firefighters want to remind residents that spring fire season is in effect. Between Feb. 15 and April 30, state law prohibits anyone from burning debris outdoors between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. within 150 feet of the woods. West Knox Fire...

Junior Redhound Theatre presents: “Willy Wonka, Jr.”

Corbin Middle School’s Junior Redhound Theatre will begin tours of the Wonka chocolate factory Thursday night as they bring “Willy Wonka, Jr.” to the stage. Junior Redhound Theatre Director Brandise Grimes said the play is ideal because while she has always been a fan of the 1971...

Grand jury hears evidence in Courtney Taylor murder case

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children. A Williamsburg woman, who told police that she shot her husband on Jan. 13 because he had spent the majority of a cash settlement she received last year and who allegedly she shot...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Corbin JROTC veteran banners on sale now

Corbin High School’s JROTC is moving to the next phase of its project to honor area veterans during the Memorial Day and Veterans Day holidays. The cadets are asking residents who would like to have family, friends or neighbors honored for their service, to submit photographs of...

Calvin Roy Claxton Sr.

Calvin Roy Claxton Sr., 64, of Cumberland Falls Highway, Corbin, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at St. Joseph of London. He was born on July 11, 1952 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Cal Claxton and Lillian (Jones) Claxton. He is survived by daughter, Dorothy Claxton of...
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