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Rollover wreck on Cherry Ave. injures one

A Corbin woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle overturned on Cherry Ave. Wednesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the wreck occurred about 5:45 p.m. when 46-year-old Paula Vaughn’s Oldsmobile Alero...

State police arrest one man following high-speed chase involving stolen truck

Kentucky State Police arrested on person following a high-speed chase through Knox and Bell counties that involved a stolen vehicle Wednesday afternoon. According to state police officials from Post 10 in Harlan, the incident began about 3:45 p.m. when Knox County dispatchers...

Injured hiker rescued at Cumberland Falls State Park

Woodbine and McCreary County rescue officials had to use a stokes basket to rescue an injured hiker at Cumberland Falls State Park Thursday morning. The victim, identified as Ryan Bonk, 42, suffered a broken leg after hiking about one mile on trail nine, which is located inside...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017

Alternatives to traditional news sources worse

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. One of the more troubling developments — from the point of view of a journalist, anyway — has been the rather sudden ramping up of vitriolic hatred and distrust of “the media.” Two newspaper-printing facilities relatively nearby...

Robert Glenn Baird

Robert Glenn Baird, 50, of Old Jellico Creek Road, Williamsburg, departed this life on Monday, May 29, 2017 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born on May 9, 1967 in Sharonville, OH to Joe E. Baird and the late Nancy Ruth (Robertson) Baird. In...