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Corbin tourism, city finalizing 99-year lease on depot building

The Corbin Tourism members still have a few concerns but the members said Tuesday they are generally pleased with the 99-year lease the City of Corbin has offered on the old railroad depot building. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the tourism commission, Director Maggy Kriebel...

Suspects who fled scene of deputy’s assault, taken into custody

The two men who fled the scene in north Corbin where a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy was assaulted on October 1 are now in custody. Thirty-five-year-old Tony T. Burks was arrested last Wednesday during a routine traffic stop in Whitley County, while 36-year-old James W. Edwards...

KCEOC recognizes Congressman Rogers for Head Start support

U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers, R-Ky., was the guest of honor Tuesday at KCEOC’s Head Start in Corbin during a celebration of Head Start Awareness Month. Paul Dole, President and CEO of KCEOC (Kentucky Communities Economic Opportunity Council), and Yasmine Vinci, Executive...

Father of Corbin man, who was killed in crash, disputes police account

The father of a Corbin man killed in a two-car crash in Lexington last week, says while he was not there as police initially reported, he doesn’t believe his son was driving the wrong way on the interstate. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

Vehicle enforcement apprehends suspect accused of assaulting Laurel deputy

A routine traffic stop for speeding Wednesday afternoon on southbound I-75 ended with the arrest of a London man who was wanted for assaulting a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy and the seizure of drugs, drug paraphernalia and four counterfeit $50 bills. Thirty-five-year-old Tony...

Update: Vehicle pursuit leads to attempted murder charges

A Williamsburg man is facing multiple counts of criminal attempt to commit murder of police officers and others following a vehicle pursuit last Wednesday afternoon in the Canadatown community that involved an officer discharging his firearm. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016

Indiana man arrested for W’burg hit and run

An Indiana man, who allegedly hit a 2003 Cadillac in Williamsburg last Wednesday morning and then fled the scene, had his bond reduced during a court hearing Monday morning. About 7:40 a.m. last Wednesday, Williamsburg police received a report about a hit and run on Ky. 92W in...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

W’burg store sells first legal case of beer

Shortly after the final signage went up about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Stop & Save employees sold the first legal case of beer in Williamsburg to customer Tom Carroll. The legal sale of alcohol by the package has begun in Williamsburg after two stores received their licenses...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

Corbin trolley bus expected to roll by end of October

One year after initial plans for Corbin’s trolley bus were presented to the city commission, the commissioners approved a motion to hire two full-time drivers and operation is expected to begin within the month. At a special called meeting of the commission last Thursday, the...

Blaze did not kill man found dead in Woodbine house fire

Officials have determined that Dennis Barton, 62, who was found dead inside his burned home on Sept. 27, died of natural causes. State police arson investigators are still working to determine what sparked the fire last Tuesday at a residence on Ky. 26 in Woodbine, but Whitley...