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Texas man adds charges in Laurel County stemming from 2018 chase down I-75

A Texas man facing numerous charges, including attempted murder, in connection with a high-speed chase down Interstate 75 and into Tennessee last October, is facing three additional counts of attempted murder in Laurel County. A Laurel County grand jury returned the indictment...

Corbin Board of Education takes option to purchase property near renovated Corbin Elementary School

The Corbin Board of Education has taken an option to purchase a piece of property adjoining the renovated Corbin Elementary School on Kentucky Ave. At a special called meeting on September 12, the board approved the option to purchase the property adjacent to the front parking...

Burning ban issued for Daniel Boone National Forest

A burning ban has been issued for all Daniel Boone National Forest land. Officials with the U.S. Forest Service instituted the ban Friday as the drought conditions continue to worsen. Campfires and open flames are prohibited throughout the general forest area in dispersed,...

Former Knox County magistrate pleads guilty to selling pain pills

A former Knox County magistrate has plead guilty to selling pills while he ran for reelection in Spring 2018. Jerry “Rabbit” Cox, 70 of Flat Lick, was the incumbent third district magistrate in April 2018 when he sold oxycodone and hydrocodone pills to an informant. Those...