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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

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 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...

For second time in four years, Holt pleads guilty to burglarizing a church

For the second time in four years, a Williamsburg man has been sentenced to prison for burglarizing a church.
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

A Family Affair: Kentucky Just Us to bring high energy Bluegrass to Fine Arts Association concert series opener Saturday

Terry O’Neal never planned to have a family band, but he always loved music. When Kentucky Just Us opens the 58th annual Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky Concert Series Saturday, the highly acclaimed family Bluegrass sensation, it will seem like a lifetime away from...

Fake ‘Deputy Hart’ calling Kentucky schools targeting teachers

Following reports from Kentucky teachers in Whitley, Franklin, and Jefferson counties, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a scam alert to warn of a new scam targeting Kentucky school systems and teachers. Beshear said his office has recently received multiple reports...
Posted On 21 Aug 2019
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Prosecutors seeking death penalty against recently indicted Nicholas Rucker

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Woodbine man, who was indicted Monday for allegedly killing his girlfriend in May before fleeing the scene and spending 44 days on the run. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

Roastin’ Redhounds begin quest for state junior chef title

Though Corbin’s High School’s Roastin’ Redhounds lost the regional matchup against archrival Harlan in the 13th Region Tournament, they will have their shot at a state championship in the 2019 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Junior Chef Competition. The team of...

Taylor family names removed from some Cumberlands facilities

Months after a federal jury sided with the University of the Cumberlands in a lawsuit filed against it by its former president Dr. James Taylor and his wife, Dinah Taylor, the school is apparently taking steps to distance itself from the couple. The aquatic center, which was...
Posted On 20 Aug 2019