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Drive Sober Campaign Nets 347 DUI Arrests in Five Days

Kentucky State Police reminded motorists today that they are continuing their enforcement efforts during the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Since the effort began on August 16, 2019, there have been 347 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Arrests in Kentucky by...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019
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Corbin City Commission votes to foreclose on four blighted homes

The Corbin City Commission has authorized City Attorney Bob Hammons to begin foreclosure proceedings on three homes on which public works employees have been keeping the lawns mowed for several years at a cost of more than $10,000. At the regular city commission meeting Monday...

Corbin man indicted on manslaughter, assault charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday on manslaughter and assault charges stemming from a fatal crash in Laurel County in November during which police say he was driving while under the influence.. A Laurel County grand jury indicted Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, on charges of...

More than 40 area businesses hosting donation jar for Knox-Whitley Humane Association

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is seeking donations to combat a budget shortfall. Shelter volunteers have distributed ‘change jars’ throughout local businesses in Knox and Whitley County as a way to speak out for the animals in their care. More than 40 of the jars, along...

Williamsburg schools receive 30 new laptops, 10 new Chromebooks

The Williamsburg Independent School District received 30 new laptops and 10 new Chromebooks Tuesday morning that the district received courtesy of Spectrum and Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “One of the things we are going to use the laptops for is for our bio medical...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019

Lily man charged with assaulting neighbor with wooden spindle

A Lily man was arrested Thursday night after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a dispute between neighbors by striking one in the head with a wooden staircase spindle. Christopher Vickers, 18, is facing one count of second-degree assault. Deputies were called...

KSP arson investigator asked to investigate Sunday trailer fire

An early Sunday morning trailer fire in eastern Whitley County is “suspicious” in nature, and firefighters have contacted a Kentucky State Police arson investigator to look into it further. Goldbug and Patterson Creek volunteer fire departments were notified about 3:30 a.m. about...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019