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Demolition begins on former Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Corbin

The original Sacred Heart Catholic Church building on Laurel Ave. in Corbin is being demolished. Crews were on the scene Friday to begin the work on the building owned by Webb Storage in London. Crews removed the steeple bell, stained glass windows and several of the solid wood...

Vehicle fire shuts down portion of I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday

South Interstate 75 in Whitley County was shut down for approximately 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon as Oak Grove firefighters worked to extinguish a vehicle fire. Chief Kevin Gibbs said firefighters were called to the scene between the 20 and 21–mile markers at approximately...

Stivers Aquatic Center may reopen by end of May

The Stivers Aquatic and Wellness Center Board met May 9 to tie up some loose ends and give an update on repairs. Steve Hoskins with Union College announced that, while the date is by no means concrete, the college’s goal is to reopen the center by the end of May. “Our goal is by...

Update: Plotnick case headed to grand jury

A Williamsburg man, who was on the run from police for several days following a home invasion/robbery last week, is now behind bars and a Whitley County Grand Jury could hear evidence in his case as early as next month. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that Samuel E....

Motorcycle rider dies from injuries sustained in Tuesday wreck

A Louisville man died as the result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle wreck on American Greeting Card Road in north Corbin Tuesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said William Hathaway, 42, was pronounced...