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Williamsburg Firestone plant receives state safety award

For the workers at Williamsburg’s Firestone Industrial Products plant, the word “safety” isn’t just a word posted on the wall in a break room. It’s a goal and a way of working that they take seriously every day. Williamsburg Plant Manager Michael Weir said that in his 27 years of...
Posted On 24 May 2017

Corbin’s Carloftis and Reedy make Elite Eight, Whitley County’s Tan appears in Sweet 16 at state tennis championships

The 13th Region was well represented at the state level once again this year, with a total of twelve coverage area players advancing to compete in last week’s KHSAA championships in Lexington. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Dennis Ray Cupp

Dennis Ray Cupp, 62, of Highway 511, Corbin, departed this life on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. He was born on June 10, 1954 in Hamilton, OH to the late Troy Roscoe Cupp and Dessie Gladys (Strunk) Cupp. Dennis was of the Baptist...

Lawsuit accuses former Knox County sheriff of framing man for murder

A former Knox County Sheriff and half a dozen other law enforcement officers have been sued after a man was acquitted of murder charges last year. William “Bill Bill” Anderson, 37 of Campbell County, Tennessee., filed a lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in London against...
Posted On 24 May 2017
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Corbin Library Board approves budget, hires new interim director

The Corbin Public Library has a new interim director and a new budget. At a special called meeting of the library board Tuesday afternoon, but the board voted 4-0 to offer the position of interim director to Anna Cummins Smith. Board Chair Brenda Jones recommended Smith to...

Man tells police Flakka was ‘eating him up’

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man that crossed the Cumberland Gap Pkwy. while attempting to elude capture Tuesday morning said he was under the influence of “FLAKKA.” Thirty-two-year-old Jason David Blevins was arrested after running from the Pilot truck stop to...

Corbin hosting Native Americans trekking across America

Corbin has been selected to play host to a group of Native Americans who are walking across the country to call attention to the issues of alcoholism, drug abuse, domestic violence and suicide that have disproportionally affected their community. The Longest Walk began in San...

Cox accused of taking ex-girlfriend’s car, threatening police

A Woodbine man was arrested in Knox County Tuesday morning on charges that he took a vehicle from his ex-girlfriend and later made threats against law enforcement. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 34-year-old Joshua L. Cox on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle,...

Legal Notices for 5-24-17

BID NOTICE: The Whitley County Health Department is taking sealed bids on a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country Van, approximately 173,000 miles, FWD, 6 cylinders. The vehicle will be sold as is. Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday June 7, 2017. For more information,...

Electronic Edition for 5-24-2017

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