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Corbin man accused of attempting to kidnap child indicted in federal court

The case against a Corbin man, who is accused of attempting to kidnap a three-year-old and then trying to buy the child from its grandparents, will be moving to federal court. A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Ronnie L. Helton, 73, on Thursday. According to the...

One person injured after tractor, car and pickup were involved in accident

An accident involving a tractor, car and pickup truck left one person injured Wednesday morning. Corbin Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of US 25 E and the Corbin Bypass at 9:18 a.m. The injured party was taken to the hospital via ambulance, but the injuries did...

38 Special announce Aug. 21 concert at The Corbin Arena

Classic Southern Rock band 38 Special will be playing The Corbin Arena in late summer. The Corbin Arena announced Thursday morning that the concert has been scheduled for Aug. 21 starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at The Corbin Arena Box Office, or online at...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021

Threat against schools turned out not to be credible

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies had a busy morning investigating what turned out to be a non-credible threat to a pair of Whitley County schools. Superintendent John Siler said that about 6:15 a.m. Thursday, Whitley County E-911 Dispatch received a call indicating a possible...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021

COVID-19 death toll jumps significantly for Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties due to state audit

The COVID-19 death toll is jumping significantly in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties. During his daily press briefing Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 417 additional deaths are now being reported that occurred during the most recent COVID-19 surge which took place...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021

Breaking News: Kentucky House of Representatives approves Corbin annexation bill late Tuesday night

A bill that will allow Corbin to annex into Laurel County was approved by the Kentucky House of Representatives late Tuesday evening. Senate Bill 274, which was previously approved by the Kentucky Senate, was approved shortly before midnight by a vote of 62 – 25. The bill will...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021

Williamsburg’s Mikkah Siler named 13th Region Player of the Year

Williamsburg Lady Jackets senior basketball player Mikkah Siler will be one of 16 finalists for 2021 Miss Basketball after being named 13th Region Player of the Year. Siler and the other players of the year in each of the 16 regions were chosen by the Kentucky Association of...

Outdoor burning ban in effect for Whitley County

An outdoor burning ban has been issued in Whitley County. Judge-Executive Pat White, Jr. signed the executive order instituting the red flag warning effective at 10 a.m. Thursday. “This prohibition is in effect until the executive order has been rescinded by public notice,” the...

Fans wanting to attend 50th District Basketball Tournament must purchase tickets in advance

Fans interested in attending the 50th District Basketball Tournament Saturday at Williamsburg must purchase tickets through the participating schools. “Only persons on the 50th District Spectator List provided by each school will be admitted into the gym to watch their team...

Wreck involving school bus closes intersection of Highway 25W and Ky 830

    The intersection of Highway 25W and Ky 830 in front of the Harland Sanders Café and Museum is closed after a wreck involving a Whitley County school bus. Crews were dispatched to the scene at approximately 4:40 p.m. No students were on the school bus, but the female...