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Corbin residence a total loss after Tuesday fire

A majority of the upper level of a two-story residence was destroyed after the resident told firefighters that he fell asleep while cooking. The fire occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday night on Hawe Street. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker said the resident, who was renting the...

Tickets available for region tournament tonight and Friday

Fans interested in attending the Whitley County Lady Colonels’ opening round 13th Region Tournament game tonight, or the Corbin Redhounds’ semi-final matchup against North Laurel Friday night may still purchase tickets. Arena Director Kristi Balla said tickets for both sessions,...

Lady Colonels open 13th Region Tournament against North Laurel

The Whitley County Lady Colonels will take to the floor of The Arena at 6 p.m. tonight to face North Laurel in the opening round of the 13th Region Girls Tournament. “They are really good,” Coach Sean Pigman said of the 49th District Champions moments after the bracket draw was...

Redhounds advance to 13th Region semi-finals with win over Harlan

Hayden Llewellyn was Hayden Llewellyn, and Brody Wells triggered an 11-0 scoring run midway through the fourth quarter to propel the Corbin Redhounds past Harlan Monday night, 63-53, and set up a semi-final matchup with North Laurel in the 13th Region Tournament on Friday. Corbin...

Electronic Edition For 3-24-2021

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Governor asks Biden to issue disaster declaration for Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear is asking President Joe Biden to issue a major disaster declaration for Kentucky in regards to the severe winter storm system that impacted Kentucky from Feb. 8 – Feb. 19, 2021, and for public assistance for 44 counties, including: Whitley, Laurel and McCreary...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021

Colonel Players return to the stage

In the era of COVID-19 how do you put on a play and still enable an audience to watch? If you are the Whitley County High School Colonel Players, you record “In The Garden of the Selfish Giant” last week and offer it online for three days this week. “This is good for us because...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021

Traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen vehicle

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. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

W’burg police charge Corbin man with felony DUI charge

What began as a traffic stop for speeding early Friday morning on U.S. 25W in Williamsburg ended with a Corbin man facing a felony driving under the influence charge. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view...

Series of separate drug busts take 2.5 pounds of meth off area streets

Through a series of unconnected investigations in three counties over a three-day period, local law enforcement agencies took about 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine and $3,500 cash off the streets. The DEA, the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department, the Corbin Police Department...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021
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