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Homeowner shoots suspected burglar

A Corbin man will be facing burglary charges in Laurel County when he gets out of the hospital where he is recovering from gunshot wounds he suffered as a result of a shotgun blast from the home owner that allegedly caught him inside his residence Friday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s [...]

CSX locomotive catches fire in Woodbine

Five area fire departments were called to Ky. 26 in Woodbine Thursday after a locomotive on a northbound CSX train caught fire. Woodbine and Corbin firefighters were initially paged to the scene approximately one mile south of the intersection with Ky. 6 about 5:40 p.m. Woodbine Fire Chief Rick Fore said smoke was pouring from [...]

Arson investigator looking into Letha Petrey Road blaze Thursday morning

A house, a trailer and a minivan all burned during a Thursday morning blaze on Letha Petrey Road. A Kentucky State Police arson investigator has been called to examine a Thursday morning fire in Canadatown that destroyed a small house, a trailer and a minivan and damaged another vehicle. Woodbine, Oak Grove, Rockholds [...]

City votes to hire four new police officers

The Corbin Police Department has hired four new officers, and Chief Rusty Hedrick said that brings it up to full force. At the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Hedrick announced that the addition of Caleb Hester, William Stewart, Estes Rhodes and Justin Walker would give the department 19 officers. “That [...]

City of Corbin considers building dog park

The City of Corbin is considering the construction of a public dog park. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Suzann Cox spoke about the need for a dog park. Cox, a self-described dog lover, said the closest dog park is in Richmond and she frequently takes her own dog there [...]

West Knox Fire Department wins extrication challenge

Firefighters with the West Knox Fire Department won the extrication challenge recently. It was their third straight win at the fire muster competition. A team of West Knox firefighters took first place in the extrication challenge at the Appalachian Foothills Fire Muster, marking the third consecutive win for the department. The team of [...]

One person killed in Tuesday morning crash in Keavy

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday morning in Keavy. Forty-six-year-old William J. Hubbard of Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle crash on Level Green Road. Firefighters and emergency personnel were called to the scene approximately two miles west of the intersection with Ky. 312 just [...]

Plea agreement reached in case of woman running naked with CHS track team

The woman facing charges for allegedly running naked among the Corbin High School track team in February can avoid further jail time if she completes her drug treatment and remains out of legal trouble over the next two years. Twenty-six-year-old Julie Leger, who had been charged with indecent exposure, disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting [...]

Corbin Police starting ‘Shop With a Cop’

After years of supporting the efforts of other departments, the Corbin Police Department is beginning its own Shop With a Cop program. “We are trying to embrace community-oriented policing,” said Chief Rusty Hedrick. This fiddle and picture autographed by country music legend Charlie Daniels will be the grand prize in the Corbin Police Department's [...]

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in Browning Acres burglary

Whitley County law enforcement asked for, and received the public’s help to make an arrest in connection with a vehicle burglary Sunday morning on Browning Acres Road. Constable Ron “Bubba” Bowling said following the release of the information and video footage showing an individual walking up the driveway of the home where the burglary took [...]