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Knox, Laurel and Bell counties report COVID-19 incidence rates in the top 12 statewide Friday

Knox, Laurel, Bell and Whitley County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Friday that were among the top 19 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Friday that 19 new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes three cases...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021

Grand Opening: W.D. Bryant celebrates its newest edition, Outdoor Solutions

W.D. Bryant is celebrating the grand opening of its newest edition, Outdoor Solutions, on March 19 and 20. The store is offering special promotions during the grand opening event. Outdoor solutions has a variety of products ranging from lawn and gardening tools and products to...

Public’s help sought to locate vandal

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find the man who vandalized an RV and a car at a Keavy area business overnight Wednesday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo said the incident, which was captured on surveillance video, occurred overnight Wednesday off of...

Complaint leads to drug trafficking arrest at north Corbin motel

A complaint of suspected drug trafficking activity at a north Corbin motel early Friday morning resulted in the arrested of a Corbin man and the seizure of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana.

Traffic stop in Woodbine leads to discovery of stolen vehicle, heroin, meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies conducting a traffic stop on a pickup truck with no license plate Thursday night in Woodbine, discovered the vehicle to be stolen and the driver to be in possession of heroin and methamphetamine.

Redhounds, Lady Colonels continue to prepare as 13th Region picture becomes clearer

While several district basketball champions in the 13th Region are yet to be determined, the teams that will be competing in next week’s tournaments have been determined. In addition to Corbin and South Laurel in the boys’ tournament, North Laurel and Clay County from the 49th...

WCHS Career and Technical Education Building price tag increasing

The price tag for Whitley County High School’s new Career and Technical Education Building is increasing. Pleasant View Elementary School Principal Bobby Gibbs presents second-grade teacher Christy Frazier-Moses with the March Above and Beyond Award. Read this story and more for...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021

Taylor gets seven-year prison sentence in drug case

A Crab Orchard man was recently sentenced to seven years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine, heroin and Xanax. Jody Taylor, 34, pleaded guilty on March 3 to two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree trafficking in a controlled...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021

Redhounds, Lady Colonels poised to make noise at region

High school basketball fans in Whitley County will have at least one more week of local basketball as the Corbin Redhounds and Whitley County Lady Colonels both qualified for the 13th Region Tournament with their respective wins in the first round of the 50th District Tournament...

Whitley County Wrestling’s season ends at region

Whitley County’s wrestling season came to an end on Saturday at the Region 7 Wrestling Tournament at Madison Central High School in Richmond. Coach Brandon Lawson took four wrestlers to the tournament, including Caleb Brown (126 pounds), Andrew Meadors (120 pounds), Anthony...