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Corbin woman arrested after 3 children found in squalid home

Two people were arrested at Corbin Manor Apartments Friday morning after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to investigate separate complaints of drug use, and children living in squalid conditions. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said...

If not for DuPont in the 1920’s, Cumberland Falls might have been eliminated to make hydro-electric dam

Cumberland Falls is known as the “Niagara of the South,” and for good reason. A 125-foot wide curtain of water plunges 65 feet over the falls. The volume of water pouring over Cumberland Falls is the second greatest east of the Mississippi River after Niagara Falls. Cumberland...
Posted On 02 Oct 2018

Identity of remains in Knox Co. cold case confirmed as North Carolina woman

Kentucky State Police have positively identified a woman found dead in Knox County in 1985 as a missing North Carolina woman. Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan, said Monday that the remains located on the side of U.S. 25E in Gray, have been...

Powers named new President of Baptist Health Corbin

A long time employee of Baptist Health Corbin was officially named as the hospital’s new president Tuesday. Anthony Powers announced that he had been selected to take over the vacant position during the Business Appreciation Luncheon, held at The Corbin Center. He’s been an...

Ky. 92E closed until Wednesday evening due to rockslide

A Tuesday afternoon rockslide has closed a portion of Ky. 92E until Wednesday evening. The rockslide was first reported about 3 p.m. by a volunteer firefighter traveling through the area. The rockslide occurred near the 14.0-mile point. Whitley County Emergency Management...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018

Update: Man fatally shot by police identified

One man is dead following an officer involved shooting early Monday morning in southern Whitley County. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley has identified the deceased as Ronald W. Leach, 29, of Fairfield, Tennessee. Kentucky State Police list Leach’s address as Jellico,...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018

KSP trooper involved in fatal Whitley Co. shooting

One man is dead following an officer involved shooting early Monday morning in southern Whitley County. About 1:26 a.m., Kentucky State Police from Post 11 in London received a call from Whitley County 911 about a male subject threatening harm to his one-year-old child inside a...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018

Lylak, Buck the Taxidermist to headline Moonbow Nights in Corbin Saturday

The final Moonbow Nights celebration of 2018 will be happening in downtown Corbin this Saturday evening, and musical entertainment will be provided by double headlining acts Lylak and Buck the Taxidermist. “It ought to be a great show,” said Corbin Downtown Manager...

Nepotism at Cumberland Falls Highway Water District?

The manager of a local water district recently hired two relatives, who are now no longer employed after he was informed about the county’s nepotism policy prohibiting the hiring of his relatives. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 20 Sep 2018

Update: I-75 reopened about 2:30 p.m., but avoid the area if possible

(Update: Both southbound lanes of I-75 reopened about 2:27 p.m. Thursday.) Southbound lanes of I-75 are expected to reopen about 2:30 p.m. following an early morning accident involving a semi near the Whitley County-Tennessee state line, but motorists are encouraged to avoid the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018