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Corbin City Commission approves Hedrick as new police chief

The Corbin City Commission voted Monday night to hire Corbin Police Detective Rusty Hedrick to be the department’s next chief. In a unanimous vote, Mayor Willard McBurney and commissioners voted to accept Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams' recommendation that Hedrick be hired. Hedrick has been serving as the department’s interim chief since Chief David Campbell [...]

SHERIFF: Corbin man arrested for prowling around car lot had shotgun, drug pipes

A suspected prowler who was reportedly running around the area near Legacy Auto Group in Knox County early Monday morning was under the influence of drugs, according to Knox County Sheriff’s deputies. Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith said deputies arrested 32-year-old Joshua Lee Wilson of Corbin after finding him hidden in a wooded area behind [...]

Woman arrested after attempting to run naked among Corbin Track team

Corbin Police say a 26-year-old woman was under the influence when she attempted to run naked among the Corbin High School Track team Friday morning. Even though classes had been cancelled the track team was at the field behind the high school for practice. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said several [...]

Corbin man facing robbery charge over $6.75 worth of merchandise

A Corbin man has been charged with robbery after he allegedly struck a Family Dollar Store employee with a car as he attempted to flee with $6.75 worth of merchandise Monday afternoon. Twenty-six-year-old Dustin Martin was arrested at his residence on Palmer Street on charges of second-degree robbery, three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, leaving [...]

Woodbine fire truck wrecked while en route to structure fire

A Woodbine Fire Department pumper truck was involved in a wreck while responding to an emergency call Thursday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said the truck with two firefighters wrecked on Louden Road off of East Ky. 92 approximately eight miles outside of Williamsburg. The firefighters were responding to call for mutual aid on [...]

Redhound Theatre cast bringing back ‘Still Waters Run Deep’ for one performance Friday

Corbin’s Redhound Theatre is dusting off their suspenders and flower print dresses and will take to the stage Friday night for an encore performance of the original production, “Still Waters Run Deep,” as they prepare to compete at the Southeastern Theatre Conference competition to be held March 2-3 in Lexington. Corbin High School’s Redhound Theatre [...]

Lynyrd Skynyrd concert in Corbin nearing sellout

The Arena in Corbin is within 200 tickets of hosting it’s first sold out show when Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd comes to town on April 29. Arena Manager Kristi Balla said the venue has been close to sold out on at least two other occasions, when Three Doors Down played Corbin in 2009 and Brantley [...]

Lily man accused of smashing ‘aquaintence’s’ face with bare hands

A Lily man was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly severely beating another individual. Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective Kyle Gray arrested 35-year-old Jamie Gambill at his residence on Hopkins Cemetery Road, where the assault allegedly took place. According to Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, Gambill allegedly punched the victim numerous times in the [...]

‘Kentucky Wildbots’ amping up for 2017 First Robotics competition

The Kentucky Wildbots are gearing up for another run in the FIRST Robotics Competition with hopes of making it to the world competition in St. Louis, Missouri. The challenge this year is to build a robot that can climb, haul and shoot softball sized whiffle balls, and transport gears. The game called “Steamworks” calls for [...]

Rockholds woman injures bailiff, has to be carried from Whitley courtroom

A Rockholds woman had to be physically removed from a Whitley County courtroom Monday afternoon after the judge held her in contempt of court. According to Sheriff Colan Harrell, the incident began about 2 p.m. when 42-year-old Shannon Fox Hamblin came before Judge Paul Winchester for a bond revocation hearing. “The bond was revoked for [...]