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Murder, assault case against driver who killed pedestrian going to grand jury

The murder and assault case against a Williamsburg woman who was allegedly driving under the influence when she hit two pedestrians on Ky. 895 in Canadatown on July 25 will be presented to a Whitley County grand jury in September. Whitley District Court Cathy Prewitt found...

Fire damages machinery at CTA

Production at CTA Acoustics in Corbin was halted late Tuesday morning when a fire broke out in the machinery in the south end of the facility. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 11:50 a.m. Corbin Fire Captain Doug Brock said the fire was inside the blend roller in...

Lily man, Corbin woman arrested for strong arm robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Lily man and a Corbin woman Tuesday afternoon in connection with a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Tuesday in southern Laurel County. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 37-year-old Jason Wells and 33-year-old Lorie...

Firefighters, towing service worker rescue kitten

The kitten was trapped in the engine compartment of this vehicle at Kmart in Corbin. Corbin firefighters and a mechanic from Bolton’s Towing teamed up Tuesday morning to rescue a kitten trapped in the engine compartment of a car. The cat was pulled from Bonnie Dozier’s sedan that...

W’burg woman dies in Monday morning traffic accident

A Williamsburg woman died Monday morning when she lost control of her SUV and struck a guardrail on Interstate 75 in Corbin. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley identified the woman as 35-year-old Mary Rose-Wilson. Croley said Wilson was on her way to work at Cracker Barrel....

Update: Missing teen’s cause of death still uncertain after autopsy

The cause of death of a missing Laurel County teenager, who was found dead near her boyfriend’s home in the Bee Creek community of Whitley County Friday evening, is still uncertain. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said that the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office...
Posted On 30 Jul 2016

Runaway inmate turns himself in

A Corbin teenager, who escaped from guards following a court hearing on July 26 in Whitley District Court in Corbin, is back behind bars. Trevor Earl Blevins, 19, turned himself in to the Whitley County Detention Center about 2:30 a.m. on July 27. Jailer Brian Lawson said the...

Coal truck driver dies during Ky. 92E crash

Emergency officials think a medical emergency may be the reason for a fatal coal truck accident late Thursday morning on Ky. 92E near Mossy Gap. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced James Gambrel, 59, of Woolum, dead at the scene about noon. Croley said that Gambrel was...

Burke offering to repay KASBO $25,800

A former Whitley County school district finance officer, who was fired last month amid allegations of misappropriation of school funds, is apparently willing to repay over $25,000 to a statewide organization that she allegedly forged checks from. So far her effort to repay the...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016

EPO issued against deputy over threats, alleged stalking of ex-girlfriend

Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Kirk Mays is off duty until a court case involving him is resolved. A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy is currently on leave due to an emergency protective order that was filed against him earlier this month by his ex-girlfriend. The...
Posted On 27 Jul 2016