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Lawsuit filed in case of 2016 fatal shooting by Knox County deputy

The family of a man shot and killed by Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Mikey Ashurst in June 2016, has filed a lawsuit against the county, sheriff’s department, Ashurst and Constable Brandon Bolton. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, claims intentional homicide and...

KCEOC’s Dole receives Amburgey Excellence Award

Paul Dole, KCEOC President/CEO, is the recipient of the 2017 Jesse Amburgey Excellence in Community Action Award presented on Thursday June 15, 2017 in Louisville, KY. The Jesse Amburgey Excellence in Community Action Award honors efforts and achievements of someone who has...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
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Corbin High School students to attend entrepreneurial leadership institute

Corbin High School students Matthew “Matt” Moore and Taylor Boian are building their business and entrepreneurial skills this summer at The Center for Rural Development’s 2017 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI). ELI, a one-week summer leadership camp for student...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
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Corbin man indicted on rape charge, surrenders to authorites

A Corbin man indicted earlier this month on charges of first-degree rape and first-degree unlawful imprisonment is in the Laurel County Correctional Center after surrendering himself to authorities Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...

Hunting, hiding ‘Kindness Rocks’ becoming popular hobby locally

Peeking out from obscure places across Whitley County are unique and colorful rocks that are part of a new craze known as “Kindness Rocks.” More than 1,600 people have joined and are participating in the Whitley County Rocks group. Members paint and hide the rocks that are unique...