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Fire damages mobile home in Gray community Monday

West Knox firefighters say a blaze that damaged a mobile home on Watch Road Monday was sparked by a stove. “He said he was cooking something on the stove and it blew up,” firefighters said of Ricky Patterson who lives at the trailer. Firefighters were called to the scene off of...

Murder victim shot in back of head, chest detective testifies

The case of a Corbin man accused of fatally shooting his wife will be presented to a Laurel County grand jury in April. Joshua Tate Davenport is charged with murder in the death of his wife. Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Laurel District Court, Judge Wendell “Skip”...

News Journal article sparks donation for new Sanders Park pedestal

The crumbling concrete pedestal on which the bronze statue of KFC founder Col. Harland Sanders stands will be replaced at no cost to the Corbin Tourism Commission. An anonymous donor has agreed to give $3,000 to repair the pedestal for the Col. Harlan Sanders statute in Sanders...

WWE sets attendance record at The Arena

WWE Smackdown’s first show at The Arena in Corbin played to a capacity crowd. Charlotte Flair lets out the family “Wooo” before the start of her match Saturday night at The Arena. When the show was announced in January, Arena Director Kristi Balla said the venue was set up for a...

Judge dismisses Tristan Hall lawsuit against City of Williamsburg, police chief

A federal court lawsuit against the City of Williamsburg and Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird and others has been dismissed with prejudice, which means it can’t brought again, and the defendant, Tristan Hall, has been ordered to pay the city $3,040.50 in attorney fees. Hall...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018

Semi runs off road, ends up in I-75 median near W’burg

A semi overturned in the median on I-75 near Williamsburg Monday afternoon slowing down traffic for several hours, but fortunately there were no serious injuries. Emergency workers labored Monday afternoon at this crash scene near the 9 mile marker of I-75 when a tractor trailer...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018

Harrison talks past, present, future at chamber luncheon

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison spoke about the past, present and future during an address to the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon Tuesday. Harrison said that the biggest thing currently going on in Williamsburg is planning for the city’s...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018

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Posted On 14 Mar 2018

Miss Nibroc initiates First Annual Gift of Glamour Prom Dress Drive

A few good hearted people care enough for others to actually do something to make a difference in people’s lives, and 18-year-old Miss Nibroc, Bailee O’Kuma, of Corbin, is just one of those people. Concerned that some young ladies may not be able to go to their prom, Bailee...
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