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Southbound I-75 to be reduced one lane between London and Corbin

A portion of southbound Interstate 75 between London and Corbin will be closed beginning early Wednesday morning. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the right lane between mile points 29 and 34 would be closed from 6:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. in order to...

Department of Public Health issues guidelines related to severe flooding

The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), reminds Kentuckians to follow safety guidelines following severe flooding and water run-off events from recent rainfall across the state. Governor Andy Beshear, who today visited the...
Posted On 13 Feb 2020
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Flood is third worst in Whitley County history

Last week’s flooding in Whitley County didn’t reach the level of the all time highest flood, but it came pretty darn close. Although rain is projected for Wednesday and the later parts of this week, the good news is that it isn’t as much rain as originally projected and...
Posted On 12 Feb 2020

Flood victims: What do do if you need help or want to help

If you are a victim of recent flooding in Whitley County, and need assistance, then please keep reading. If you have read or heard about the recent flooding in Whitley County, and want to do something to help those affected by it, then you should also keep reading. “At this point...
Posted On 12 Feb 2020

John Bill Keck named Leadership Tri-County’s ‘Leader of the Year’

A Corbin businessman has been selected as Leadership Tri-County’s “Leader of the Year.” John Bill Keck, who has been involved in assorted businesses throughout his career and currently runs a real estate development business, will receive the award during an event on March 28 at...

Crews to use sonar to check flooded areas for missing Knox Co. man

The search for a missing Knox County man will continue Monday night. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said emergency personnel plan to use sonar to check the flooded areas near the intersection of Ky. 779 and Ky. 11 in eastern Whitley County as they...

Transportation Cabinet releases preliminary 2019 highway fatality count

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 10, 2020) –  Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS). Initial data indicates there were 734 fatalities in 2019, compared to 724 in...
Posted On 10 Feb 2020
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BREAKING: Local roadway closures due to flooding

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists the following roadways listed below have been reported as being closed due to high water. Please do not drive through flooded waters and respect any barriers and signs that may be in place. (10:30...
Posted On 10 Feb 2020
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Update: Cumberland River now at 32.34 feet in Williamsburg

Update: As of 3 p.m. Friday, the Cumberland River was at 32.34 feet in Williamsburg. The river is considered to be at major flood stage at 32 feet. The river is now expected to crest at 32.8 feet at 1 p.m. Saturday. The record flood stage in Williamsburg occurred on April 7,...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020

Corbin man arrested after shots fired outside apartment

A Corbin man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a complaint of shots fired outside a north Corbin apartment, and then fighting with Laurel County deputies. Danny Lee Mcalarnis, 76, is facing two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, third-degree terroristic...