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Gray man accused of stealing over $10,000 in household items

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gray man wanted in connection with a March 25 theft of more than $10,000 worth of household items from a neighbor’s home. Jacob Todd Smith, 39, is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $10,000 or more but less than...

New graphics eyed for WCHS gym floor

The gym floor at Whitley County High School may be getting a new look in the near future. The Whitley County Board of Education recognized Jacqueline Oliphant, who finished 22nd in the state bowling tournament. During the Whitley County Board of Education’s monthly meeting...
Posted On 15 May 2019

Sodomy, sexual abuse trial continued as defendant goes for competency evaluation

The trial of a Keavy man accused of sexually abusing and sodomizing a four-year-old in 2017 that had been scheduled to begin Thursday, has been postponed. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Musical lineup announced for, ‘Moonbow Nights’ events

Corbin Downtown has announced the musical lineup for the “Moonbow Nights” events, scheduled to begin in June. Downtown Manager Aaron Sturgill said the lineup will cover a spectrum of genres including rock, blues, folk and country. “We are switching up the genres to see what folks...

Activity spaces being added to downtown Corbin

Downtown Corbin hosts numerous events, but officials are working to add more activity spaces to the area. The pocket park project on Monroe Street between Main and Depot Street is moving forward, and beach volleyball courts will be set up in the lot at the corner of Gordon and...

Congressman Hal Rogers receives Daniel Boone Visionary Award

Fifth District Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers, R-Ky., came to Corbin Monday night where he was presented with the Daniel Boone Visionary Award from the Mountain Laurel District of the Boy Scouts of America. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

Ball tournaments, block parties on tap this summer in W’burg

Williamsburg will play host to several baseball/softball tournaments this summer. During its monthly meeting Thursday, Williamsburg Councilwoman Patty Faulkner noted that the city has been selected once again to host three tournaments. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 15 May 2019

Suspicious vehicle complaint leads to drug possession arrest

A suspicious vehicle complaint Sunday evening near Corbin lead to the arrest of a North Carolina man for drug possession and other offenses. About 7:30 p.m., Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonas Saunders and Deputy Chad Estep responded to a complaint on Hightop Road near Corbin,...
Posted On 15 May 2019

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Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation holds Relay for Life event for residents

Few, if any, nursing home residents are able to attend a Relay for Life, so the staff at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation in north Corbin brought the relay to their residents Tuesday morning. The residents and staff, led by six cancer survivors, gathered outside of the...