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Two airlifted from scene of head-on collision in Keavy

Two people were airlifted Tuesday afternoon from the scene of a head-on collision on Ky. 312 in Keavy and seven others were injured. The wreck involving a Ford Mustang and Toyota SUV occurred about 2:30 p.m. just east of Roscoe’s Market. Robert Kelley, who witnessed the wreck,...

Mary J. (Durham) Cobb

Mary J. (Durham) Cobb, of Corbin, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at her home in Corbin. Mary was a member of West Corbin Baptist Church and a member of the Railroaders group and the D.A.V. Women’s Auxiliary. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Lessie Marino;...

Geneva Dugger

Geneva Dugger, 77, of Gray, passed away on Sunday May 28, 2017 at Continue Care Hospital in Corbin. Born in Wheelwright, to the late Lee Reed and Mable Isaac Reed, she graduated from Knox Central High School and was a retired train driver after working over 20 years for American...

Daril Lee Parsons

Daril Lee Parsons, 58, of Town Fork Lane, Williamsburg, departed this life on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at his home. He was born on November 9, 1958 in Whitesburg, to the late Voyne Parsons and Chloe (Boggs) Parsons. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Donna and Judy; and...

Bobby Gene Ayers

Bobby Gene Ayers, 72, of Lafollette, TN passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Tennova Residential Hospice in Knoxville, TN. He was born June 15, 1944 in Campbell County, TN. Bobby is preceded in death by his father, William “W.C.” Ayers; mother: Pauline Jordan Ayers; brother,...

Local lawyer arrested for DUI

Corbin attorney B.J. Foley was arrested for DUI early Saturday morning in London. A Corbin defense attorney found himself on the other side of the law early Saturday morning after being arrested for DUI. Burley “B.J.” Foley, 34, is scheduled to be arraigned on June 12 in Laurel...
Posted On 31 May 2017

Mary Lou Hurst

Mary Lou Hurst, 56, of Rockholds, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Corbin. Born in Corbin, she was the daughter of the late George and Tootsie Imogene Frechette. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, and her sister Betty Nantz. Mary Lou was a lifelong member...

Gray man sentenced to 12.5-year prison term for child porn

More than four years after he was initially charged, a Gray man was formally sentenced Tuesday to 12.5 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. Forty-nine-year-old Jerry Luke appeared in U.S. District Court in London Tuesday for the sentencing hearing in his...

Frozen French fries blamed in part for early morning fire Tuesday

Oak Grove firefighters say a Tuesday morning fire at a residence on Corinth Cemetery Road started when frozen French fries were dropped into hot cooking oil. Oak Grove and Woodbine firefighters were called to the residence off of U.S. 25W about 2:15 a.m. “They were preheating the...

Williamsburg man arrested in connection with East Bernstadt shooting

A 16-year-old girl had to be flown to Lexington following an accidental shooting Monday afternoon in East Bernstadt that resulted in the arrest of two people. Shawn Perkins, 25, of Williamsburg, was charged with unlawfully permitting a minor to possess a handgun, which is a class...
Posted On 31 May 2017