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Investigation continues into thefts from vehicles in Corbin area

Area law enforcement is continuing to investigate a series of vehicle break-ins in Corbin and northern Whitley County. Reports of the incidents have been called in to Corbin Police, Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and Constable Ron “Bubba” Bowling. Corbin Police Lt. Coy...

Sagebrush Restaurant in Corbin padlocked over unpaid rent

Just over five months after it opened its doors, Sagebrush Steakhouse in Corbin was suddenly closed Tuesday via court order over what the owner claims is unpaid rent. Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley said he and Chief Deputy Rick Baker came to the restaurant Tuesday to ensure...

Mattress sparks tractor-trailer fire that shut down southbound I-75 Thursday

West Knox firefighters say the fire that damaged a tractor-trailer truck Thursday morning, shutting down southbound Interstate-75 near Corbin, was caused by a mattress. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said the truck loaded with mustard and vinegar caught fire at approximately 4...

State police asking for public’s help to identify theft suspect

Kentucky State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card at the Corbin Walmart on Jan. 3. Trooper Scottie Pennington, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, stated the woman reportedly used the card to purchase an...

WWE takes over Corbin

The City of Corbin has become the centerpiece of a WWE storyline involving one of the company’s biggest heels, and Mayor Suzie Razmus got involved during a show Sunday night at The Arena. Barron Corbin, who is now known as “King Corbin” after winning the company’s “King of the...

Police: Corbin woman sold meth near preschool

A Corbin woman was arrested last Wednesday on a warrant secured by Corbin Police who say she sold crystal methamphetamine near Corbin Preschool. Delores A. Ball, 61, was arrested on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – two or more grams of...

Corbin man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of wife

A Corbin man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter, assault and DUI charges in connection with a fatal crash in 2018 in exchange for a recommended 13-year prison sentence. Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, appeared in Laurel Circuit Court Monday for what was scheduled to be the final...

Gray woman charged with assaulting deputy, endangering children

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gray woman early Thursday morning on charges of assaulting a police officer and endangering her minor children. Lori Havelka, 39, allegedly kicked and grabbed Deputy Mikey Ashurst at a residence on Arkle Road, off of south Ky. 233....

Rep. Regina Huff previews upcoming session of Kentucky General Assembly

State Representative Regina Huff, R-Williamsburg, and other members of the Kentucky state legislature opened the 2020 session Tuesday in Frankfort. Huff, whose district includes Whitley and southern Laurel County, said with the Republicans holding supermajorities in both...

Master Street sewer replacement project to begin on Jan. 20

Corbin city officials announced Friday that the anticipated project to replace the sewer line along Master Street is scheduled to begin on Jan. 20. The sewer line has been a constant source of concern has over spill from the manhole covers has frequently left bits of toilet paper...