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Knox Co. Grand Jury indicts Corbin man for manslaughter

A Knox County grand jury has returned a manslaughter indictment against a north Corbin man arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident in February. Forty-six-year-old John Melton is facing charges of second-degree manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident....

Dizney Street home destroyed by fire

Corbin firefighters spent more than four hours Sunday night and into Monday morning battling a blaze that destroyed a house on Dizney Street. Firefighters were called to the scene off of Kentucky Ave. just two blocks from the station at 11:15 p.m. Sunday. “It was fully involved,”...

W’burg block parties kick off Friday with ‘The Frontier Band’

This summer you don’t have to go any further than Bill Woods Park in Williamsburg on Friday nights to find either free live concerts or free movies in the park. “I am looking forward to another great summer of fun with our block parties and movies in the park and all the other...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Master Commissioner Sales 6-7-17

COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY 34TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHITLEY CIRCUIT COURT DIVISION NO. II CIVIL ACTION NO. 14-CI-456 Trifera, LLC, Plaintiff, VS.Joseph Popejoy; Mary Ann Popejoy; Unknown Spouse (if any) of Joseph Popejoy; Unknown Spouse (if any) of Mary Ann Popoejoy; Capital One Bank...

Legal Notices for 6-7-17

NOTICE TO STANLEY KEITH JONES To, Stanley Keith Jones, I have been appointed as Warning Order Attorney to notify you of Civil Action No. 16-CI-00644, Embrace Home Loans, Inc. vs. Stanley Keith Jones, et al., Whitley Circuit Court. You have fifty (50) days from May 26, 2017 to...

April 16 trial date set 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 allegedly killed her husband and two teenage daughters while they slept in January, is now slated to stand trial next spring. If convicted, she could...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Most of Tristan Hall’s federal lawsuit has been dismissed

Tristan Hall is currently representing himself in a lawsuit filed against the City of Williamsburg, Police Chief Wayne Bird and several other entities, which have now been dropped from the federal court lawsuit. In late December, a now former Corbin man, who spent about 570 days...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Portion of KY 1064 closed Wednesday, June 7; KY 6 closed Thursday, June 8

Portions of two state highways in Whitley County will be closed this week for maintenance work. A portion of KY 1064 at mile point 17 (junction of KY 6) will be closed Wednesday, June 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A portion of KY 6 at mile point 0.792 (junction of KY 1064) will be...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Update: Double homicide victims each died from multiple gunshot wounds

Kentucky State Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred at a trailer on Fred Nash Lane early Wednesday morning, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. The two bodies were discovered after state police received a call about a possible...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Copperhead Trail motorcycle route will include more than 300 turns over 60 miles

This map depicts the 60-mile Copperhead Trail route that features over 300 turns. It is geared towards motorcycle riders, who county officials hope will visit Whitley and McCreary counties. There are a little over 300 turns along its 60-mile winding route that Whitley and...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017