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Woodbine man facing charges in ‘road rage’ incident involving handgun

A Woodbine man is facing wanton endangerment charges in connection with an alleged road rage incident late Wednesday night in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Seth Isaak Eversole, 20, at his residence off of Ky. 6 in Woodbine following an investigation...

Repair work on Gordon Hill in Corbin is needed

At one time Gordon Hill in Corbin was paved with brick. My guess is that it made for better traction up the winding hill. The brick made for a bumpy ride. Things haven’t changed much today. There are places on the hill that still make it a bumpy ride. For months there has been a...

Letter to the Editor: Donate to ‘I Got Your Back’ t-shirt effort; let teens know you care

To the Editor: Please, if you are in a company or business and can please sponsor me with proceeds to put a t-shirt on every child in Whitley County’s back with the saying, “I GOT YOUR BACK.” I know and understand that this will be a costly endeavor, but I know God, our heavenly...

More areas of attention suggested for road repairs

Roads! I wrote about the condition of Highway 312 out of Corbin last week and I have been reminded that there are other situations that need attention. One of those is the Cumberland Gap Parkway between Exit 29 and U.S. 25 that runs by Lowes and Walmart. The highway department...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018

It’s a fact: Welfare to work policies really work

First, the good news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. Then, bad news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. How can historically low unemployment rates be bad news? While more job opportunities than ever exist across the commonwealth with...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018

Central Baptist Church to host Beth Moore simulcast free Sept. 15

Central Baptist Church, Corbin KY, recently announced that it will be hosting the Living Proof Simulcast event with Beth Moore on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Beth is one of today’s top women’s leaders and will be joined by worship leader Travis Cottrell. Since it began more...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Board approves medical career pathway for students at WCHS

Whitley County High School students thinking about going into the medical field as a career will now be able to get a taste what the profession is like, and get real life training in the process. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018

Former UC football player pleads guilty to theft and assault charges

A former University of the Cumberlands football player, who allegedly assaulted a UC football player in late 2015 and then fled town on the day he was scheduled to stand trial, has pleaded guilty to amended charges. Devin Preyer, 24, was originally indicted for second-degree...
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