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Update: Suspect still hospitalized after being shot by two Jellico police officers

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating an officer involved shooting that took place early Thursday morning in Jellico, which involved two Jellico police officers. According to a TBI release, preliminary information indicates that just after 5:30 a.m., a male...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

CHS Roastin’ Redhounds advance to state finals

Corbin High School’s Roastin’ Redhounds will compete for the state championship Friday morning. The team of Sarah Sawyers, Ken Trudelle and Makenzie Bellew defeated Bath County in the semifinals of the Kentucky Junior Chef competition at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville....

W’burg woman arrested for indecent exposure, public intoxication

A Williamsburg woman is behind bars after allegedly walking around outside naked and then trying to run from police late Thursday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hensley charged Kimberly R. Lawson, 34, of Mt. Morgan Road, with indecent exposure, public...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

Whitley Co. getting $6,212.50 state refund for mining permits, acreage fees

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Thursday that fiscal courts in 29 counties, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel, will receive refunds totaling $149,425 from mining permit and acreage fees. The amounts of refunds are based on acreage fees paid by coal companies. The Kentucky Department...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

Local attorney first to apply for Corbin quota retail drink license

Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control has received its first application for one of Corbin’s two allocated quota retail drink licenses. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Kentucky legislators to host committee meeting at University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands (UC) will host Kentucky Legislators during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education, taking place Monday, Aug. 28, at 1:00 p.m. “We are pleased to have the Interim Joint Committee on Education meeting on campus to discuss education...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

Keavy woman indicted for setting husband on fire with gasoline

A Keavy woman was indicted Friday on an assault charge stemming from an incident during which she allegedly set fire to her husband. A Laurel County grand jury indicted Vera Rosanne Wooton, aka Vera Rosanne Ingram, on one count of first-degree assault. Wooton was arrested hours...