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Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...

Additional lane closures to begin Monday on I-75 in Laurel, Rockcastle Counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Interstate 75 in Kentucky to be aware as there will be intermittent lane closures beginning Monday near the Laurel/Rockcastle County line. Officials said the lane closures on affecting both north and southbound...

Local schools comply with ‘In God We Trust’ law

Area school systems have complied with the new state law requiring the national motto, “In God We Trust,” to be displayed in a prominent place in each school. Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox said signs designed by the Redhound Print Shop were given to each principal who was given...

Corbin City Commission votes to foreclose on four blighted homes

The Corbin City Commission has authorized City Attorney Bob Hammons to begin foreclosure proceedings on three homes on which public works employees have been keeping the lawns mowed for several years at a cost of more than $10,000. At the regular city commission meeting Monday...

Corbin man indicted on manslaughter, assault charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday on manslaughter and assault charges stemming from a fatal crash in Laurel County in November during which police say he was driving while under the influence.. A Laurel County grand jury indicted Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, on charges of...

More than 40 area businesses hosting donation jar for Knox-Whitley Humane Association

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is seeking donations to combat a budget shortfall. Shelter volunteers have distributed ‘change jars’ throughout local businesses in Knox and Whitley County as a way to speak out for the animals in their care. More than 40 of the jars, along...

Lily man charged with assaulting neighbor with wooden spindle

A Lily man was arrested Thursday night after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a dispute between neighbors by striking one in the head with a wooden staircase spindle. Christopher Vickers, 18, is facing one count of second-degree assault. Deputies were called...

Roastin’ Redhounds begin quest for state junior chef title

Though Corbin’s High School’s Roastin’ Redhounds lost the regional matchup against archrival Harlan in the 13th Region Tournament, they will have their shot at a state championship in the 2019 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Junior Chef Competition. The team of...

Tim Short sponsoring tailgate event at The Arena prior to Hank Jr. concert

The 6,000 rowdy friends from far and wide will be packing The Arena in Corbin Saturday night as country icon Hank Williams, Jr. takes to the stage. According to Ticketmaster.com, the concert is a complete sellout. “We sold 3,000 tickets just in presale,” said Arena Director...

Makena Myatt named, ‘Corbin Colonel’

An 8-year-old Corbin girl who has made it her mission to make changes to her community was honored for her efforts Monday night. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission, Mayor Suzie Razmus presented Makena Myatt with a proclamation naming her a, “Corbin Colonel.”...