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Corbin football broadcast turns political

“Redhound nation” had a new announcer for the broadcast of Saturday’s Pigskin Classic on WCTT-FM, which has resulted in a sort of mini-feud as such between Commonwealth’s Attorney candidates Ronald Bowling and Graham Trimble. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

‘Fire subscription fee’ yields big returns to Knox Co. fire departments

A controversial fee added to Knox County property taxes last year has yielded big returns for fire departments across the county. Enacted in 2016 by the Knox County Fiscal Court, the “Fire Subscription Fee” of $35 per parcel was added to Knox County property tax bills for 2017....
Posted On 01 Sep 2017
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Woman ejected in Byerly Road crash

A Rockholds woman was ejected from her vehicle after running off of Byerly Road Monday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 21-year-old Nicole Mayne was taken to Baptist Health Corbin and then transferred to the...

Unemployment rate rises in tri-county area

Unemployment rates fell in 18 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in three and rose in 99 counties, including Whitley, Laurel and Knox, between July 2016 and July 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

Corbin woman indicted for prescription fraud

A Corbin woman was indicted Friday for on multiple counts of prescription fraud. Forty-five-year-old Melissa A. Helton is facing four counts of fraud or false statement in obtaining a forged prescription and four counts of criminal possession of a forged prescription. According...

McBurney declares September 2017 Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Photo by DEAN MANNING. Mayor Willard McBurney signed a proclamation declaring September “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month” in the city of Corbin. Candace Keith, Reed Elliotte and Shannon Cox, who have each battled cancer, were on hand with members of their family to witness the...

Bobby R. Marlow

Bobby R. Marlow, 64, of Duff, TN passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Jellico Community Hospital. He was born October 3, 1952 in Rock Creek, TN. Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy and Clara Collier Marlow; daughter, Tammy Cromwell; brother, John Lee Marlow;...

Jesse Elmore Jr.

Jesse Elmore Jr., 73, of White Oak, TN passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at his home. He was born January 6, 1944 in Saxton. Jesse was preceded in death by father, Jesse Elmore, Sr.; mother, Lou Ella Webb Calton; brother, Lawrence Elmore; sisters, Wanda Partin, Shirley...

Lana Ayers Meredith

Lana Ayers Meredith, 64, of Habersham, TN passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at her home. She was born July 11, 1953 in Lafollette, TN. Lana is preceded in death by her parents, Buddy and Rosa Mary Siler Ayers; brother, William Leon Ayers; sister, ​Leona Ayers Baird. She is...
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