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Trial date set for Corbin man accused of sexual abuse, sodomy and incest

Four years after indictment, a trial date has been set for a sexual abuse case. John E. Sutherland, 74, of Corbin, faces total of 24 counts of sexual abuse, sodomy and incest. At a previous hearing, Sutherland’s court-appointed attorney, Kara Ottis, claimed that since the case...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017
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Knox County man charged with rape of minor he met at NIBROC

A mother’s call led Kentucky State Police to arrest a Knox County man for and inappropriate relationship with her underage daughter. Detective Aaron Frederick, of Post 10 in Harlan, responded to the complaint received Wednesday, Sept. 27. Detective Frederick contacted James...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017
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AT&T President to speak at upcoming chamber of commerce luncheon

Hood Harris, President of AT&T Kentucky, will be the featured speaker next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. The title of Harris’ keynote speech is: “Investing in the Future: Telecommunications Today and Tomorrow in Southern...
Posted On 05 Oct 2017
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Local artists eligible for $3,000 Corbin mural contest

If you are an artist, who could use an extra $3,000, then Corbin wants your help with an upcoming mural. Downtown Corbin has launched the Underpass Mural Contest, hoping to transform the Roy Kidd Avenue Underpass with a fresh mural and make the area a place that people want to...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017
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Knox Board of Education passes tax increase

As required by state law, the Knox County Board of Education recently held a public hearing before a special called meeting where they would finalize an increase in taxes. However, not a single person was present to oppose or support the increase and after 30 minutes of silence...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017
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Corbin Tourism asking for local sports related memorabilia for ‘Hometown Teams’ exhibit

The Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission, in conjunction with the KY Humanities Council, will be hosting a Smithsonian traveling exhibit November 18-December 30, 2017 at the Corbin Center located at 222 Corbin Center Drive. The exhibit, titled “Hometown Teams” tells the story...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
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Knox Fiscal Court sets yearly tax rates

Magistrates of the Knox County Fiscal Court voted to save county residents money and not raise their tax rate. During the August meeting, the court heard from Knox County Property Valuation Administrator Bill Oxendine on the assessed property value of the county. “We’ve grown in...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017
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‘Fire subscription fee’ yields big returns to Knox Co. fire departments

A controversial fee added to Knox County property taxes last year has yielded big returns for fire departments across the county. Enacted in 2016 by the Knox County Fiscal Court, the “Fire Subscription Fee” of $35 per parcel was added to Knox County property tax bills for 2017....
Posted On 01 Sep 2017
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Union College, Barbourville Tourism hosting Gray mountain bike competition

Barbourville Tourism is gearing up for a new event in Knox County. On Saturday, Aug. 19, mountain bikers from across the region will travel to the area to take part in the Turner Outdoor Center MTB XC. Barbourville Tourism, along with the Union College Cycling Team and Kentucky...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
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