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Gray woman killed after being hit by truck Saturday near London

A Gray woman was killed early Saturday morning after being hit by a pickup truck just south of London. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the victim as Laurel Frederick, 56. Deputies were called to the scene at the...

Alabama man charged with shooting at, running from state police in McCreary County

An Alabama man is facing an attempted murder of a police officer charge after allegedly shooting at a Kentucky State Police trooper, who was attempting to take him into custody Saturday on multiple felony warrants in McCreary County, according to a KSP press release. Christopher...

Barbourville City Councilman indicted on federal drug charges

(Story by Jeff Ledington, The Mountain Advocate) In federal court last week, Barbourville City Councilman and local business owner Calvin Manis was indicted on 16 counts, while another individual, John Pasternak of Barbourville, also faced one count of conspiring to distribute...
Posted On 03 Aug 2020
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Corbin pharmacist says no wrongdoing at her business

A Knox County pharmacist visited by federal Drug Enforcement Agency officials last month says there was no connection between her business and a Barbourville pharmacist who was arrested during a separate DEA visit on the same day. On Wednesday, June 24, 2020 DEA officials visited...

Congratulations to this year’s People’s Choice winners

Inside last week’s paper was a special insert containing the names of the people, places and things that you, the News Journal readers, voted as People’s Choice in Corbin and Williamsburg for 2020. Typically, we would announce these winners sometime in April/May, but due to...
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