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KSP investigating church fire

West Knox firefighters are asking Kentucky State Police arson investigators to look into a fire that damaged a church building on Moore Hill Ave. Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were paged to what dispatchers called, “City of Refuge Church” at the intersection with Kennedy Ave....

Effort fills stockings for over 470 needy area children

Almost 500 area children received a merrier Christmas last Thursday thanks to the efforts of the Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund. Joe Caldwell, who has worked to organize the event for 30 years, said 474 children participated in the 2017 edition held at The Corbin Cente...

Corbin woman wins third annual Secret Phrase Game contest

The News Journal’s third annual Secret Phrase Game competition ended last Wednesday, and a Corbin woman was the lucky winner of the grand prize — $500 cash! Katherine Smith, who works as an administrative specialist for Whitley Circuit Judge Paul Winchester, won this year’s...

Three enter pleas in weed wacker assault case

Three people charged in connection with the assault of a man with a weed wacker late last month have pleaded guilty to lesser charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Dec 2017

JC Paul Marine Corps League detachment’s efforts provide 1,428 toys for area tots

The JC Paul Detachment of the Marine Corps League ended its first “Toys for Tots” campaign by collecting enough toys to provide Christmas for more than 1,428 area children. The effort culminated Dec. 16 when the detachments hosted its second and final distribution of toys to...

Tackett Creek Road, Log Cabin Road undergoing safety study

The Whitley County Fiscal Court with some help from the University of Kentucky will be studying two Whitley County roadways in an effort to find ways to make them safer. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Dec 2017

Williamsburg man charged with burglary, criminal mischief

A Williamsburg man is facing a burglary charge after allegedly breaking into an outbuilding two days before Christmas. About 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. and Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a reported burglary at 476...
Posted On 27 Dec 2017

Man faces kidnapping, threatening charges

A Corbin man was arrested Tuesday morning on charges that he kidnapped and threatened to kill a woman after jumping into her vehicle on U.S. 25W in north Corbin. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 35-year-old James William Moore soon after the woman reported the incident,...

Double murder suspect to undergo competency exam

A Corbin man, who is accused of killing two people in June, has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Dec 2017