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Traffic shift to occur on Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County Sunday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that starting this Sunday night, Jan. 6, southbound I-75 only traffic will be shifted from the current driving lanes onto the newly constructed lanes between mile points 59 to 55. In addition, the southbound I-75...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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Nick Wilson’s Survivor win picked as top story of 2018

Celebrations, changes, problems and crime were all significant issues that made headlines in Whitley County during 2018.
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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Woman accused of burglarizing local furniture store on Christmas Day

A Corbin woman is behind bars after allegedly driving a truck through a local furniture store in an apparently burglary attempt on Christmas day. About 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 25, Laurel County 911 received a call about an audible alarm going off at Fitzpatrick’s Furniture store on...
Posted On 26 Dec 2018
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All citizens in Kentucky can now eFile small claims cases

Citizens statewide who represent themselves in small claims cases may now skip trips to the courthouse to file documents and instead file them electronically. The Administrative Office of the Courts expanded the availability of eFiling for self-represented litigants in small...
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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Letter to the Editor: Lions Club still accepting Christmas basket donations

To the Editor: The Corbin Lions Club continues to accept donations toward our annual Christmas Basket Program. This is our 70th consecutive year of providing food baskets to local families during the Christmas season. Beginning with five baskets in 1949, we have delivered...
Posted On 13 Dec 2018
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Letter: Judge Prewitt thanks Reclaiming Futures sponsors

To the Editor: Reclaiming Futures Treatment Program (Juvenile Drug Court) thanks the following sponsors for making this year’s cornhole tournament one of our most successful. Reclaiming Futures helps teens overcome drugs, alcohol and crime. We are not funded by the state, but run...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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University of the Cumberlands Nursing Program earns accreditation

The Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program at University of the Cumberlands (UC) has officially received accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education....
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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State Rep. Regina Huff Appointed Chairwoman of House Education Committee

Representative Regina Huff of Williamsburg has been chosen by House Leadership to chair the House Education Committee for the next two years. “I am honored and humbled to have the confidence of my leadership to lead this critical committee and fight for a quality education for...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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Recycling Center here to stay

“Lots of people have asked for the last month if recycling was going to stop. It was never going to stop,” reassured Mayor David Thompson at Thursday night’s City Council meeting. While the recycling center has had issues over the past few months, including a diminished work...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
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Voyeurism case dismissed

The voyeurism case against Bobby Sewell Jr., 47, of Gray, was dismissed Tuesday due to a lack of witnesses. Sewell and Public Defender Grisel Vilchez appeared in the Knox County District Court on November 13 for an additional hearing. Despite being subpoenaed, no witnesses came...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
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