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Driver flees scene after Thursday afternoon crash

Williamsburg police say a local man caused a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon before fleeing the scene of the accident on foot. Deputy Chief Jason Caddell said that a white Nissan pick-up truck was traveling north along US25W when the accident happened just past...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Corbin area duo charged with writing stolen checks

Two Corbin area residents have been charged with multiple counts of forgery for allegedly writing stolen checks. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies charged 26-year old Vanessa Marie Lowe and 33-year-old...

Excessive speed, alcohol suspected factors in fatal crash Tuesday

Excessive speed and alcohol use are suspected factors in a crash late last Tuesday evening that killed a Williamsburg man. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the single-vehicle crash happened about 10 p.m. on Aug. 15 along US25W at Exit 15. “It was a massive impact....
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

CHS ‘Roastin’ Redhounds’ advance to Elite 8

Corbin High School’s “Roastin’ Redhounds” have advanced to the second round of the Junior Chef state cooking competition. The team of Sarah Sawyers, Ken Trudelle and Makenzie Bellew defeated Harlan in the first round of competition Friday with its Pollo y pavo fajita flatbread...

Corbin man charged with kidnapping, assault will return to court Tuesday

A Corbin man charged with kidnapping and assault is scheduled to return to court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case will be presented to the grand jury. Twenty-one-year-old Charles Shores III appeared via video in Laurel District Court Wednesday for...

$250,000 W’burg project will upgrade fire hydrants, water lines

Water. It was the primary topic of discussion during Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting where the council gave Mayor Roddy Harrison the go ahead to look into financing for an approximately $250,000 project. The project includes replacement of some older fire...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Four local residents among 41 newly graduated KSP Troopers

The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 41 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort Friday, including four with ties to either Corbin or London. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 866 troopers serving the citizens of the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017