London man indicted for threatening parole officer in Whitley County

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a London man for allegedly threatening a probation and parole officer. The grand jury issued its monthly report Monday morning, indicting Michael Wagers, 48, for intimidating a witness and for being a first-degree persistent felony offender. On April 19, Wagers allegedly threatened Kentucky Probation and Parole Officer Priscilla [...]

Firefighters from five departments unable to save home

Firefighters were unable to save this Pleasant View home early Tuesday morning. Despite the efforts of firefighters from five local departments, a southern Whitley County home is considered a total loss after a fire early Tuesday morning. Pleasant View Fire Chief Thomas Manning said the fire was reported about 3 a.m. Approximately 18 [...]

Cumberlands hosts solar eclipse viewing party

This University of the Cumberlands student used eclipse glasses to view Monday's eclipse during an eclipse viewing party at the school, which was organized by professors in the physics department. On Aug. 21, 2017, University of the Cumberlands (UC) hosted a viewing party for the campus community during the total solar eclipse. The [...]

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts Lowe, Mattie for murder

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a southern Whitley County couple for murder in connection with the beating death of a woman, who was found dead in a bedroom at their home last month. The grand jury indicted Chris James Lowe, 39, and Lori Mattie, 37, both of 324 Old Mud Creek Road, charging [...]

Children hurt in Corbin crash Tuesday

A mother and four children were taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Corbin following this wreck on U.S. 25E Tuesday afternoon.

A woman and multiple children were taken to the hospital after their SUV overturned at the entrance to Corbin Station Shopping Center Tuesday afternoon.

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Corbin man narrowly avoids being hit by falling tree limb on McFadden Drive

Chris Lockhart, the owner of this home on McFadden Drive, was getting in his car recently when he narrowly avoided getting hit by a falling tree limb.

A Corbin resident is thankful to be alive after a large tree branch dropped on top of his car seconds after he climbed inside last Monday evening.

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First responders rescue woman, who fell at Cumberland Falls

Emergency crews make preparations to rescue a woman, who fell at Cumberland Falls. Area first responders were called to Cumberland Falls Sunday evening after a woman fell from the rocks near the falls. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the woman, whose name has not been released, was airlifted to the [...]

Roastin’ Redhounds on to final four

Corbin High School’s Roastin’ Redhounds are two wins away from the state championship in the 2017 Junior Chef competition. The team of Sarah Sawyers, Ken Trudelle and Makenzie Bellew defeated Boyle County in the second round of competition Friday with its Pollo y pavo fajita flatbread pizza with homemade pico. “They did much better with [...]

Driver flees scene after Thursday afternoon crash

A Williamsburg Police K-9 unit unsuccessfully tracked the driver of this pick-up truck after he fled the scene Thursday. Police say that alcohol involvement is suspected. In the upper right quadrant of the photo is a cooler with cold beer that apparently spilled onto the ground after the crash. Williamsburg police say a [...]

Corbin area duo charged with writing stolen checks

Two Corbin area residents have been charged with multiple counts of forgery for allegedly writing stolen checks. Surgener Lowe Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies charged 26-year old Vanessa Marie Lowe and 33-year-old Christopher Surgener, charging each with seven counts of first-degree forgery. “They [...]