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Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...

W’burg Housing Authority Executive Director suspended pending outcome of police investigation

The Williamsburg Housing Authority Board of Directors placed its executive director on paid administrative leave Friday afternoon pending the outcome of a conclusive investigation by the Williamsburg Police Department, which is being assisted by the FBI. The housing authority...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019

Additional lane closures to begin Monday on I-75 in Laurel, Rockcastle Counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Interstate 75 in Kentucky to be aware as there will be intermittent lane closures beginning Monday near the Laurel/Rockcastle County line. Officials said the lane closures on affecting both north and southbound...

Local schools comply with ‘In God We Trust’ law

Area school systems have complied with the new state law requiring the national motto, “In God We Trust,” to be displayed in a prominent place in each school. Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox said signs designed by the Redhound Print Shop were given to each principal who was given...

Drive Sober Campaign Nets 347 DUI Arrests in Five Days

Kentucky State Police reminded motorists today that they are continuing their enforcement efforts during the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Since the effort began on August 16, 2019, there have been 347 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Arrests in Kentucky by...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019
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Corbin City Commission votes to foreclose on four blighted homes

The Corbin City Commission has authorized City Attorney Bob Hammons to begin foreclosure proceedings on three homes on which public works employees have been keeping the lawns mowed for several years at a cost of more than $10,000. At the regular city commission meeting Monday...

Corbin man indicted on manslaughter, assault charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday on manslaughter and assault charges stemming from a fatal crash in Laurel County in November during which police say he was driving while under the influence.. A Laurel County grand jury indicted Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, on charges of...

Williamsburg schools receive 30 new laptops, 10 new Chromebooks

The Williamsburg Independent School District received 30 new laptops and 10 new Chromebooks Tuesday morning that the district received courtesy of Spectrum and Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “One of the things we are going to use the laptops for is for our bio medical...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019

Lily man charged with assaulting neighbor with wooden spindle

A Lily man was arrested Thursday night after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a dispute between neighbors by striking one in the head with a wooden staircase spindle. Christopher Vickers, 18, is facing one count of second-degree assault. Deputies were called...

KSP arson investigator asked to investigate Sunday trailer fire

An early Sunday morning trailer fire in eastern Whitley County is “suspicious” in nature, and firefighters have contacted a Kentucky State Police arson investigator to look into it further. Goldbug and Patterson Creek volunteer fire departments were notified about 3:30 a.m. about...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019