Four applications submitted for Corbin ‘bar’ licenses

Friday is the deadline to submit an application for one of Corbin’s three allocated quota retail drink licenses and, as of Tuesday afternoon, four applications have been submitted. Felts Music Place on Fifth Street Road has joined Austin City Saloon, The Depot on Main and attorney David O. Smith in submitting applications. Chuck Felts, who [...]

Court agrees to dismiss endangering welfare of a minor charge against CMS counselor

The case of a Corbin Middle School counselor who had been charged with endangering the welfare of a minor has been dismissed. An agreed order of dismissal in the case against Stephanie Pennington was signed by Special Judge Jeffrey S. Lawless, a district court judge who serves the 28th Judicial District in Pulaski and Rockcastle [...]

Increased speeding enforcement has decreased accidents, Caddell tells W’burg Kiwanis Club

Williamsburg Assistant Police Chief Jason Caddell was the keynote speaker at the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club meeting last month. At one point, Williamsburg was having almost 400 vehicle accidents a year. “The average speed limit is 35 mph. You should not have that,” noted Williamsburg Assistant Police Chief Jason Caddell. So far Williamsburg police [...]

24th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree will be biggest ever

Hundreds of Jeeps like this one will roll into Williamsburg next week for the Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree. History will be made in Williamsburg next week as the town hosts the 24th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree. “It is the biggest, largest Jeep Jamboree gathering ever. It is impressive,” [...]

Knox County woman charged with felony shoplifting

  Tools, laundry detergent, jewelry, and clothing were among the more than $1,100 in merchandise a Knox County woman is accused of attempting to shoplift from the Corbin Walmart Thursday afternoon. Forty-year-old Sonya Frederick of Artemus is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but less than [...]

Corbin residents charged in conspiracy to traffic meth

Three Corbin residents have been charged with conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 19-year-old Tela Annett Smith, 18-year-old Trae Smith and 21-year-old Rolland Atkins following a complaint of potential drug trafficking on Lipscomb Road off of Level Green Road [...]

Corbin man arrested in connection with trailer theft

A Corbin man was arrested Monday night in connection with a stolen utility trailer taken from a car lot off of U.S. 25 in Laurel County early Monday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested 38-year-old Carl Smith after conducting a traffic stop on southbound Interstate-75 near [...]

Judge denies reimbursements for Hall, but says two indictments were ‘retaliation’ for not taking plea deal

Tristan Hall

A special judge has denied a request from a now former Corbin man, who wanted Whitley County to reimburse him $13,338.91 in jail housing fees and expenses related to his incarceration on charges which were later mostly dismissed.

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LoveLoud expands to Williamsburg with two events

Noah Trent cuts a board Saturday morning for construction of a picnic table at the Ballard Ford river access point. Most local residents know about the annual LoveLoud community outreach program in Corbin and the surrounding area that involves numerous local churches and hundreds of volunteers doing things to help others in their [...]

Pastor praises efforts at Corbin LoveLoud

The sixth annual Corbin LoveLoud wrapped up Sunday and organizers say it was very successful in reaching out to those in need throughout the community. “We were able to touch a bunch of people in a bunch of different ways. We are grateful to show our community God’s love in a practical way,” said Chad [...]