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Murder trial to begin Tuesday for 2019 slaying

The jury trial for a man charged in the 2019 murder of Charles C. Davidson, of Corbin, is scheduled to begin Tuesday, August 10 in Knox District Court. Jeffery Todd Hammons, 54, is charged with the fatal stabbing of Davidson with a kitchen knife. Davidson was taken to...

Feds indict pardoned man

A federal indictment against a Knox County native convicted in the murder of Donald Mills but later pardoned by former Governor Matt Bevin, and was arrested by United States Marshals early Monday, May 31 has been unsealed in federal court. Read this story and more for just $.99...

Corbin races to start next July

Horse racing will be happening for the new Keeneland track at Corbin before the facility is even completed. During a meeting of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Tuesday, race dates for Corbin were approved to be held in July. The races will be held at The Red Mile in...

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approves Keeneland license for Corbin horse race track

Millions of dollars in revenue and hundreds of jobs will be coming soon to the tri-county. On Tuesday, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a license for Keeneland to bring a traditional harness racing track to Knox County. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

Corbin man found guilty of child rape in Knox County

Following a three-day trial Wednesday in Knox Circuit Court, a Knox County jury recommended a 30-year prison sentence for a Corbin man. Carl Wayne Weddle, 36 of Corbin, was indicted earlier this year by a Knox County grand jury on three counts of first-degree rape for engaging in...

Knox County Clerk announces voting locations, procedures

With the general election just weeks away, voters have more options than ever made available to them. While Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, several dates before then remain important for voters to be aware of. The first of which is Monday, Oct. 5, the last day to register to...

Numerous Knox Countians complain after water bills lost in the mail

When customers of a local utility company didn’t receive their September bills in the mail, eyebrows started to raise in light of an upcoming election that will see a heavier presence of mailed ballots than in previous years. Several Knox Countians have taken to social...

Knox County receives nearly half-million in CARES funding

In its August meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Knox County Fiscal Court addressed several attention-grabbing items on its agenda. Among the items discussed and approved were approving bond refinancing for an old bond secured in the mid-2000s. Initially, county officials...

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...

Knox County readies for major road projects

During a weekly sit-down interview with Knox County Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell, several projects both completed and ongoing were discussed. Among the many projects proposed one stood out that will correct a major issue affecting motorists in regard to the tunnel at Manchester...