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Lowe-Mattie Trial Day 3: Lowe takes stand in his own defense

On July 23, 2017, then Kentucky State Police Sgt. Tony Dingess followed a trial of blood and drag marks from a gravel road through Chris Lowe and Lori Mattie’s yard up to the backdoor of their Old Mud Creek Road home. Dingess saw more blood in the kitchen floor and then in the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019

Handcuffed woman eludes Laurel deputies for more than two hours

A Harlan County woman in handcuffs spent more than two hours on the run from Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies Monday night before she was taken back into custody. Brittany N. Turner, 31, of Evarts, was arrested just before midnight after she was found hiding from deputies in the...

Gray woman accused of stealing hemp from farmer’s field

A Gray woman was indicted Friday in Laurel County for allegedly attempting to make off with $1,400 worth of hemp out of a farmer’s field. Donna M. Huff, 49, was indicted on one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but less than $10,000. The indictment...

KCEOC plans annual Casino Night

KCEOC Community Action Partnership will be hosting its second annual Casino Night at the Corbin Center beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday Casino Night offers a chance for the Tri-County community to raise money for KCEOC’s programs that may have depleted funds. “Our non-profit agency...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Synthetic ice rink coming to Laurel Lake Camping Resort

While camping isn’t something most people consider a winter activity, one local campground is in the process of bringing winter activities to the area in the form of ice skating and sledding. Laurel Lake Camping Resort on Ky. 1193 near the spillway is preparing the site to...

Corbin man stable after being hit by car

A Corbin man is listed in stable condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after he was hit by a car while attempting to cross U.S. 25E Saturday night. Corbin Police identified the man as Brian Belew, 49. According to police, Belew was attempting to cross the roadway...

Oscar Robinson

Oscar Robinson, age 81, of the Pleasant View Community, Williamsburg, Ky., passed away Monday, November 18, 2019, at his home. He was born June 14, 1938, in Kenvir, Ky., to the late Oscar Lee and Elizabeth Davidson Robinson. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a...

Corbin woman adds color to Colonel Sanders statue with hat and scarf

The bronze statue of KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders can appear dull at times, so one Corbin woman decided to use her talent to give him some color. Mary Messeck, who crochets all types of hats, scarves, mittens and other winter items, recently added a multi-colored hat and...

Citizen complaint leads to DUI arrest Wednesday

A public complaint led to the arrest of a Lily man on DUI and careless driving charges Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrest Glenn D. Hinkle, 62, following the traffic stop on U.S. 25 in Lily. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs...

Clayton A. Taylor

Clayton A. Taylor, age 84, of Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at his home. He was born on August 14, 1935, in Corbin, Kentucky, to the late Alex and Jettie (Steele) Taylor. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Tim Hughes and a sister,...
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