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Whitley deputies seek public’s help to find individual who ‘pistol whipped’ truck driver

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man accused of “pistol whipping” a truck driver at the I-75 welcome center Tuesday night. According to officials from the sheriff’s department, the suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’ 8” tall, light build,...

Lily homeowner finds intruder eating ice cream

A Lily homeowner called police Friday night after he discovered a man sitting in his home and eating his ice cream. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Joshua Hampton after finding him in the residence on East Ky. 552. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

Corbin woman charged with stalking husband at police station

A Corbin woman, who had allegedly made threats to her husband and sister to either run them over or shoot them, was arrested Sunday after police found her hiding near the Corbin Police Department where the husband and sister had gone to file a complaint. Fifty-three-year-old Dawn...

Corbin man sentenced to 22 years in prison for production of child porn

A Corbin man, who pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography in July, will be spending the next 22 years in federal prison. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that story! No long...

Corbin Public Library challenges parents to read 1,000 books to children before they start kindergarten

The Corbin Public Library is encouraging local parents to read 1,000 books to their children before they begin kindergarten. “By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years and provide their children essential early literacy skills,”...

Corbin Library holding book signing for local author

The Corbin Public Library will hold a book signing for local author Patricia Estep O’Neal Friday night. O’Neal’s book, “Wait ‘Till You Hear This One,” is a series of humorous essays in which O’Neal describes her family and childhood in the hills of Appalachia. The book includes...

Chadwell named new Corbin Library Director

After a three-month search, the Corbin Public Library Board voted Thursday night to name Donna Chadwell as the new library director. Chadwell, who works at a local accounting firm that has kept the library’s books, was selected from among eight applicants that received...

West Knox, Woodbine fire departments battle suspicious blaze

West Knox and Woodbine firefighters were called to battle a house fire on Ky. 233 Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene approximately one-and-a-half-miles north of the intersection with Ky. 6 after a passer-by saw the blaze and called 911 about 2 p.m....

Cole Swindell to play The Arena in first headliner tour

The Arena in Corbin is one of the stops on rising country music star Cole Swindell’s 19-date, “Reason to Drink” Tour. Swindell, who is headlining his first tour, will play Corbin on Saturday, March 24. Swindell, who has racked up seven chart topping singles since his debut in...

Redhound Theatre offering pictures with ‘Elf’ cast as fundraiser

The cast of Redhound Theatre is offering the opportunity to get up close with the “Elf” characters to help fund the organization’s trip to New York City to perform at the Intrepid Theatre. In between performances Saturday and prior to the show on Dec. 9, visitors will have the...