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Corbin High School students collecting old shoes to benefit Waterstep Shoe Drive

Students at Corbin High School are collecting shoes with the goal of helping people in Africa have better access to clean drinking water. For the fourth year, a group of students led by Social Studies teacher Cheryl Tinsley is participating in the Waterstep Shoe Drive. The goal...

High winds help spread Gray house fire

High winds Thursday night spread a house fire to a neighbor’s home and two nearby vehicles in Gray. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene on Aster Lane off of Hazel Fork Road about 11:08 p.m. Firefighters were on scene within six minute...

Foster grandparents recognized Tuesday

Several Whitley County officials gathered at Williamsburg City Hall Tuesday afternoon to commemorate Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service. Among those recognized were several Save the Children volunteers, who are part of the Senior Corps Foster Grandparent...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017

Whitley County coal miner remembered as gentle giant

A Whitley County coal miner who died Thursday morning in an accident at a Rockholds strip mine was laid to rest Monday. Thirty-three-year-old Joe Partin died when a section of hillside, into which the crew was mining, at Green Hill Mining, Inc.’s GHM#51 off of Tyes Ferry Road...

Corbin man killed in Sunday crash in Laurel County

A Corbin man was one of two people killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday night in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the victims as 57-year-old Richard Allen Thomas and 27-year-old Kevin Michael...

Laurel Co. Sheriff’s deputies find 5 kids living in deplorable conditions

A north Corbin couple is facing wanton endangerment charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding their five children living in deplorable conditions Monday. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies...

Corbin woman arrested for stabbing her brother

A Corbin woman was arrested Sunday in Knox County for allegedly stabbing her brother. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 52-year-old Susan Foley on one count of second-degree assault – domestic violence. Deputies were called to a residence on Burkshire off of Standard Ave....

Capacity crowd expected at UC tonight to hear Shaq speak

University of the Cumberlands’ officials are expecting a capacity crowd Wednesday evening to hear former NBA great Shaquille O’Neal speak as the keynote speaker for the 12th Annual Excellence in Leadership Series, which is sponsored by The Forcht Group of Kentucky. While...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017

Unemployment rate drops statewide, locally

Unemployment rates dropped in 115 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, between February 2016 and February 2017, rose in three and stayed the same in two counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017

Life at the next level: Former Hound speaks about playing college baseball

This time last year Peyton Buford was on his way to becoming 2016 News Journal All-County Player of the Year by helping the Corbin Redhounds to a 22-15 season, including a 50th District championship and an appearance in the semifinals of the 13th Region tournament.
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