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Meth making may have sparked Friday shed fire

West Knox firefighters and Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of an outbuilding fire on Howser Street Friday night. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were paged to the scene off of Standard Ave. about 6:40 p.m. The shed, located about 30 yards...

Vehicles strike two homes in less than 10 hours, sheriff says

A Knoxville man has died from injuries sustained when his automobile struck a house in Emlyn on Aug. 3. Officials with the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department stated Thursday afternoon that 63-year-old Mark Chambers died Tuesday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center....
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Photographers encouraged to enter NIBROC Photo Contest

If you are passionate about photography, or just like to dabble in the hobby, then you will once again have the chance to display some of your photos for everyone to see. The Appalachian Photographic Society (APS) will again be sponsoring the NIBROC Photo Contest in conjunction...

Deputies respond to disturbance complaint, make drug-related arrests

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responding to a complaint of several intoxicated individuals in a vehicle outside of a north Corbin bank Thursday morning arrested five people on various drug-related charges. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said...

Forcht speaks to WKU broadcasting students

Forcht Group of Kentucky Chairman Terry Forcht (center in photo) spoke to broadcasting students on July 25th at the Western Kentucky University Radio Talent Institute in Bowling Green. The topic of Mr. Forcht’s session with the students was how to make the transition “from...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017
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First State Financial Bank undergoes name change

Starting August 1, First State Financial will be changing its name to First State Bank of the Southeast. Originally founded as First State Bank of Pineville in 1899 by George H. Reese, the institution has remained locally and family owned for over 118 years. Reese’s...
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Barbourville Health and Rehab wins Bronze Quality Award

The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) is pleased to announce that Barbourville Health and Rehab is among six long-term and post-acute care members across Kentucky were recognized with a 2017 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health...

Details about trooper-involved shooting emerge during court hearing

A preliminary hearing was held Tuesday for Billy Barnhill, who was shot by police last month after allegedly driving towards a state trooper on an ATV. A Kentucky State Police investigator officially identified the trooper that shot a man in Rockholds on July 18 as Trooper Jeremy...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017