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Keavy man facing rape, sodomy, impersonating a peace officer charges

A Keavy man has been charged with rape, sodomy, unlawful imprisonment and impersonating a peace officer in connection with a Sept. 4 sexual assault incident in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Walter Earl Darling, 46, Monday night. “The suspect has been...

Family visits, airing of grievances, whispers at tribal council dominate week 11 of, ‘Survivor: Island of the Idols’

The 11th week of CBS’s, “Survivor: Island of the Idols” got straight into things as it opened with host Jeff Probst meeting with the eight remaining contestants for a reward challenge. Before the challenge, Probst took the time to introduce the family member of each contestant...

Corbin man, reported to be armed and dangerous, found with knife, shiv, and handgun

A Corbin man who is on parole for criminal attempt to commit murder, was arrested in Gray Thursday after a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy found him outside a home armed with a knife, shiv, and, allegedly, a handgun. Zachary Lewis Franke, 26, is facing charges of violating parole,...

Public support leads Rep. Regina Petrey Huff to seek re-election

Changes are coming to the Kentucky House of Representatives 82nd District and while it appears the district map will be redrawn, incumbent Rep. Regina Petrey Huff will be seeking another term Huff, R-Williamsburg, announced on her Facebook page Monday that she might not seek...

Corbin man charged with stealing ATV Tuesday morning

A backpack found at the scene led Corbin Police to arrest a Corbin man in connection with the theft of an ATV from a local business early last Tuesday morning. Nicholas R. Smith, 19, is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking – auto – of the value of $500 or more but less than...

WWE superstars The Miz, Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt to make debuts in Corbin Jan. 12

Local wrestling fans who have been anticipating the return of the WWE Superstars to Corbin are going to be rewarded for their patience as the lineup for the Jan. 12 supershow will include: The Miz, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, The Fiend Bray Wyatt and Roman Reigns. “It’s well...

Whitley County Colonel Players present, ‘A Christmas Story’

Ralphie Parker and his Red Ryder BB gun, Flick and the flagpole, and Mr. and Mrs. Parker and the fight over the leg lamp major award that, “was a family controversy for years,” is coming to the stage at Whitley County High School as The Colonel Players presents, “A Christmas...

Corbin High School Redhound Theatre presents, ‘The Happy Elf’

Corbin High School’s Redhound Theatre will be opening its season beginning Thursday with its rendition of Harry Connick Jr.’s, “The Happy Elf.” “He wrote and produce the play when it was on Broadway. Miss (Candy) Jones and I are both fans,” said Redhound Theatre Director Rebecca...

Corbin Downtown seeking personalize ornaments for community Christmas tree

Corbin Downtown will host the official lighting of the community Christmas tree Saturday night at NIBROC Park. The tree, which was donated by Buy a Tree, Save a Life, run by New Hope Ministry, has been delivered to the park and will be set up in the coming days. With the tree...

Corbin High School junior takes part in education commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

A Corbin High School junior was one of 11 students from across the commonwealth selected as new members of the Kentucky Education Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council. Lauren Shackleford joined the 10 other new students and 11 returning members in Frankfort Tuesday where they...