Ex-inmate sues Whitley Co. Detention Center

A Corbin man is suing the Whitley County Detention Center after he was allegedly assaulted last year by other inmates while incarcerated at the jail.
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Corbin Library Board to appeal denied grant application

The Corbin Public Library is appealing the state's rejection of their grant application.

The Corbin Public Library Board approved a motion Thursday to pay off the balance of the mortgage on the annex building, but it remains to be seen whether it will have the funding to do the proposed renovations to the building.
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W’burg man wanted in connection with July stabbing turns self

Bruce Lewis, who was wanted in connection with a July stabbing, turned himself in Feb. 11.

A Williamsburg man, who had been wanted for over seven months in connection with a stabbing last summer, turned himself in at the Whitley County Detention Center Saturday.
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Restoration work on L&N 2132 starts this week

Restoration and repairs of L&N 2132 will start this week. Restoration work on the L&N 2132 steam locomotive, along with its tender and caboose, will begin later this week and is scheduled to be completed in May. A the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Tuesday, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel told [...]

Corbin woman charged with murder

Debra Poore is charged with murder in connection with a Feb. 9 stabbing at a Lois Lane residence. A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty in the murder of her boyfriend and is scheduled to Knox District Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case should be presented to the [...]

Most of Taylor lawsuit against UC can proceed, judge says

Former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. James Taylor is suing his former employer.

A U.S. District Judge has largely denied a request by the University of the Cumberlands to dismiss a lawsuit against it, which was filed last year by its former long-time president Dr. James Taylor.
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Driver charged with assault after accused shoplifter injured while attempting to flee Belk

An accused shoplifter’s attempt to flee from Belk loss prevention Friday afternoon ended with her being airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center and the getaway vehicle driver charged with second-degree assault.Corbin police and firefighters were called to the store at the Trademart Shopping Center about 2 p.m. in response to a 911 call that a woman had been struck by a vehicle.
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W’burg Superintendent apologizes for trophy trashing, promises criteria for how trophies are displayed

Williamsburg Independent Superintendent Dr. Amon Couch promises that he understands how angry and frustrated Williamsburg alumni were last week after video came to light on social media showing school officials throwing about 40 old trophies into a school dumpster, and he promises that the situation will be rectified. “There are all kinds of different trophies. [...]

BREAKING: Corbin Police arrest suspected driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

Police say this Ford Ranger was involved in a deadly collision on U.S. 25E in Corbin early Wednesday morning. Damage to the passenger side headlight and hood is evident. Corbin Police have made an arrest in the case of a fatal hit-and-run incident on U.S. 25E early Wednesday morning. Captain Coy Wilson, the [...]

Taylor allegedly shot husband over spending $264,000 cash settlement, detective testifies

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children. Courtney Taylor told police that she shot her husband on Jan. 13 because he had spent the majority of a cash settlement she received last year and she shot her two daughters because she didn’t [...]