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University of the Cumberlands, Ky. Baptist Convention going their separate ways

The University of the Cumberlands is formally cutting ties with the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC), and with that will be losing $1 million in annual funding through the KBC Cooperative Program. UC said in a recent news release that it is working with KBC leaders to take steps...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

UK program gives tourist view of Corbin

The Corbin Tourism Commission and the Corbin City Commission received some straight information from visitors to Corbin Monday night and discussed what may be done to draw more people to the city and to make it more user friendly. You need to login to view the rest of the...

Corbin woman indicted for first-degree assault

A Corbin woman was indicted Friday for first-degree assault for allegedly driving under the influence when she was involved in a crash that left a woman injured. A Knox County grand jury indicted Haley Walters, 22, following an investigation by Barbourville Police into the July 2...

Appalachian Regional Strike Force to focus on illegal opioid prescriptions

There is a new force in the fight against opioid addiction in the Appalachian Region. Assistant U.S. Attorney General Brian A Benczkowski announced the formation of the Appalachian Regional Opioid Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort targeting health care fraud schemes....

Heating bill assistance available in Knox County

The colder months can really take a toll on your utility bills, and keeping yourself and your family warm is crucial. That’s why your local neighborhood outreach program has decided to lend a helping hand. Through KCEOC Community Action Partnership, “the Low Income Home Energy...

Local health officials recommending Hepatitis A vaccinations

If you work with the general public or in the food industry, then you should get vaccinated for Hepatitis A and remember to wash your hands thoroughly. This is the best way of preventing the spread of the disease, said Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Rockholds man airlifted after Tuesday crash

A Rockholds man had to be extricated from his vehicle and then flown out by emergency medical helicopter following a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning just north of Williamsburg. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Statutory rape suspect arrested at teen party

A Corbin man wanted in Whitley County on a rape charge, was arrested Saturday night when Knox deputies were called to a complaint of a loud party. Cole Blankenship, 19, was arrested on the Whitley County warrant charging him with second-degree rape of an individual mentally...

Ky. Supreme Court: Lambert says experience makes her best choice

Debra Hembree Lambert has seen the courts in Kentucky from multiple vantage points including as a private attorney, commonwealth’s attorney, city attorney, family court judge, and currently, as one of the 14 judges on the Kentucky Court of Appeals. The Bell County native is...

Ky. Supreme Court: Ballou sees job as being a humble referee

After 11 years on the 34th Judicial Circuit bench, Dan Ballou is seeking a new judicial position as a member of the Kentucky Supreme Court. Judge Dan Ballou, a 12-year Marine Corps veteran, has served the judicial circuit covering Whitley and McCreary Counties since 2007, when he...