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Gray woman charged with robbery in Barbourville

A Gray woman was charged with robbery after she allegedly hit a man in the face after he stopped her from leaving the scene with his car keys and cigarettes that had been taken from his vehicle. Barbourville Police arrested Pamela Wilder, 36, Thursday night after the victim...

‘Burglary-in-progress’ call leads to two arrests Friday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary-in-progress call Friday morning at a north Corbin business, arresting two people in connection with the incident. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said James F. Tankersley, 47, of London,...

It isn’t just the campers, volunteers love Camp UNITE too

Teachers Kara Brown and Hannah Laswell, who were among the nearly 150 volunteers at Camp UNITE in Williamsburg last week, know first hand the impact that UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education) can have on a young person. In 2004 when Brown was a sixth...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019

Senior White House Adviser thinks Camp UNITE could be duplicated

The 13th Annual Camp UNITE, which was held on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands last week, brought more than 240 youth from 29 counties to Williamsburg for four days of residential drug awareness leadership and adventure programs. It is a program that is making an...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019

New Laurel County Correctional Center to open in September

After more than two years of work, construction on the new $25 million Laurel County Correctional Facility is expected to be completed in late September. Jailer Jamie Mosley said the facility located on Hammock Road in the Fariston community between London and Lily will have 668...

Man lucky to be alive after logging mishap

A man had to be flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center Tuesday morning after a tree fell on top of him in eastern Whitley County. “It could have been a whole lot worse. He got lucky,” noted Patterson Creek Volunteer Fire Chief Pee Jib Paul. The incident happened...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019