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Laurel, Bell, McCreary, Whitley counties report new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Laurel, Bell, McCreary and Whitley counties all reported new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 15 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, which ranged in age from a 13-month-old to a 64-year-old. Wednesday’s new cases include: a 64-year-old female, a...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020

KSP involved in second fatal Knox County shooting early Wednesday afternoon less than 24 hours after first shooting

For the second time in 24 hours, Kentucky State Police were involved in a fatal officer involved shooting early Wednesday afternoon in the Gray community of Knox County. Both shootings took place near Johnson Hollow Road, which is off Rossaland Road. “The initial investigation...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020

Corbin BOE hires architects and construction manager to design, build new career center

The Corbin Board of Education took the first steps toward construction of the proposed Corbin High School Career Center Thursday night by approving the hiring of Sherman, Carter, Barnhart Architects to design the building and Hacker Brothers Construction to be the construction...

Deadly week for COVID-19 cases locally

Recent days have proven deadly concerning COVID-19 cases in Whitley and its surrounding counties with a total of five deaths reported over a period of five days across three counties. On Monday, the Bell County Health Department reported its ninth COVID-19 fatality, which...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020

One killed in officer involved shooting in Gray Tuesday; KSP searching for man wanted on attempted murder of a police officer charges

Kentucky State Police were involved in an officer involved shooting on Johnson Hollow Road, which is off Rossaland Road in the Gray community of Knox County, on Tuesday afternoon as a result of an ongoing investigation, according to a state police press release. Many exact...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020

Electronic Edition for 8-26-2020

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Corbin man convicted of armed methamphetamine trafficking

A federal jury sitting in London convicted a Corbin man Friday of armed methamphetamine trafficking and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. After two hours of deliberation, following a three-day trial, the jury convicted John Helton of conspiracy to distribute 50 grams...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020

Deputies find pipe bomb, stolen vehicles

Law enforcement recovered a stolen car, a stolen side-by-side and an explosive device while arresting a Corbin man recently, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020

Corbin man indicted for allegedly strangling, punching, throwing TV at his girlfriend

A Laurel County grand jury returned an indictment against a Corbin man Friday who allegedly strangled, punched, and threw a television at his girlfriend. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....

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Posted On 26 Aug 2020
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