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UPDATE: Man killed by falling tree branch was Williamsburg resident

UPDATE: The man killed Friday afternoon after being struck in the head by a tree branch has been identified. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said the victim was Gregory Siler, 45, of Williamsburg. Siler was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin. Croley said while no autopsy...

Poore murder trial rescheduled to April 5 in Knox Co.

The trial which was set to commence this Wednesday for a Corbin woman charged with murder after she allegedly fatally stabbed her boyfriend in February of 2017 has been rescheduled to April 5. Deborah Bryant Poore was indicted by The Knox County Grand Jury on February 24,2017...

W’burg leaders expect to meet threshold for disaster assistance

Williamsburg leaders think they will be able to meet the threshold for damage in order to qualify for disaster funding due to recent flooding. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, the council discussed Gov. Matt Bevin’s official disaster declaration. Mayor...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019

Murder suspect undergoes second psychiatric evaluation

A Corbin man who is accused of killing two people in June 2017 is back from the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center (KCPC) but court officials don’t know yet what doctors found. Paul Parsons, 49, was indicted on July 17, 2017, on two counts of capital murder in the June 7...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019

Burglary complaint leads to indecent exposure arrest in Corbin

What started out as an investigation into an attempted burglary complaint on Moore Hill in Corbin Saturday night ended with one of the individuals facing indecent exposure and other charges. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Fred Hudson, 41, of Phoenix City, Alabama on...