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Friday Night Highlights: Aug 23, 2019

The 2019 high school football season officially kicked off Friday night with three games involving coverage area teams.

Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...

W’burg Housing Authority Executive Director suspended pending outcome of police investigation

The Williamsburg Housing Authority Board of Directors placed its executive director on paid administrative leave Friday afternoon pending the outcome of a conclusive investigation by the Williamsburg Police Department, which is being assisted by the FBI. The housing authority...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019

Additional lane closures to begin Monday on I-75 in Laurel, Rockcastle Counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Interstate 75 in Kentucky to be aware as there will be intermittent lane closures beginning Monday near the Laurel/Rockcastle County line. Officials said the lane closures on affecting both north and southbound...

Letter: The amount of trash covering our beautiful lakes is awful

To the Editor: A few weeks ago, I launched my fishing boat at the Old Noe’s Dock in Lake Cumberland. For 80 years, I’ve enjoyed the beautiful sights and surroundings. Not this day. Immediately after taking the first turn, I saw garbage covering the water from one bank to the...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019
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Letter: Cash Express CEO reflects on 9/11; praises first responders

To the Editor: On some anniversaries we celebrate. On others we reflect. The 18th Anniversary of the attack on America and New York’s World Trade Center is one of the times for reflection. There is-truly nothing to celebrate in the extraordinary tragedy of 9/11. As much as I...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019
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Baptist Health Corbin Re-accredited as ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology has recognized Baptist Health Corbin for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Baptist Health Corbin was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI based on rigorous onsite evaluation of...

Local schools comply with ‘In God We Trust’ law

Area school systems have complied with the new state law requiring the national motto, “In God We Trust,” to be displayed in a prominent place in each school. Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox said signs designed by the Redhound Print Shop were given to each principal who was given...