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Whitley County’s Elaine Stott thankful for ‘Survivor’ experience

Wednesday’ night’s 12 episode of CBS’s, “Survivor: Island of the Idols,” ended with Whitley County’s Elaine Stott having her torch extinguished, but even that couldn’t extinguish her love for the experience. “That’s life! You take it on the chin and keep on keeping on,” Elaine...

Pardon issued in case of 1993 Knox County murder where victim’s body was stuff in 55-gallon barrel

By Charles Myrick For the News Journal A man convicted in the gruesome 1993 murder that left Knox County shaken has been given an unconditional pardon by former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. Delmar Partin, now 63, was serving a life sentence for the death of Betty Carnes on...

Cledia Imogene Faulkner

Cledia Imogene Faulkner, age 95, of the Maple Creek Community, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on May 29, 1924, in Whitley County, Kentucky, to the late James Mahan Griffitts and Malinda...

Corbin woman charged with child abuse

A Corbin woman was arrested on a child abuse charge Tuesday night after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly discovered a child living in the home they say was strewn with trash. Candace Siler, 38, was charged with one count of third-degree criminal abuse, – child 12 or...

Outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin pardons Woodbine man convicted of 2008 murder

A Knox County man, who was convicted of the 2008 murder of a man he testified was his best friend, is one of several people who received pardons for their crimes as former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin left office Monday. Daniel Scott Grubb was sentenced to life in prison for the...