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Williamsburg woman accused of murdering pedestrian following crash Monday

Sonia Askins A Williamsburg woman is facing murder, DUI and other charges after allegedly striking two pedestrians with her vehicle early Monday evening and killing one of them. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Jul 2016

Suspect identified in strong-arm robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies have identified a suspect in a strong-arm robbery that occurred about noon Tuesday in southeastern Laurel County. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the suspect, is 37-year-old Jason Wells of Lily, remains on...

Laurel deputies searching for suspect vehicle in strong armed robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect in a strong-armed robbery that occurred about noon in southeastern Laurel County. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were called to a location at the intersection of Ky. 233...

Two pedestrians struck, one killed Monday in Canadatown

A female pedestrian was killed and her husband injured during an accident early Monday evening in the Canadatown community of Whitley County. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced the victim dead about 6:45 p.m. at the scene from blunt force injuries sustained after being...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to hold town hall event in Corbin Tuesday

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) plans to lead a series of town hall style events Tuesday through Thursday across Kentucky. One of those events will take place in Corbin Tuesday. Dr. Paul released the following statement on the upcoming town halls: “When Kentuckians elected...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016
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Woodbine man facing attempted murder charge

A Woodbine man is facing charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment after police say a gun discharged as he and his wife struggled for possession it Friday morning. Fifty-three-year-old Bryan Dwayne Karr was arrested just after 10 a.m. at the couple’s residence on...

Vandals do $750 damage outside downtown Corbin store and restaurant; reward offered

A downtown Corbin restaurant, and interior design and jewelry store owner is offering a $400 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person, or people, responsible for vandalism overnight Friday. Shae Hensley, co-owner of House of S&J and Seasons Restaurant, said Friday...

UPDATE: Alleged serial flasher arrested near Corbin Middle School pleads guilty

UPDATE Thomas A. Gilbert pleaded guilty to all charges when appearing before Judge Kathy Prewitt at the Whitley County District Court on Tuesday morning. According to the arrest citation, Gilbert was actually walking along 7th Street when he was arrested by Corbin Police Officer...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

By popular demand, Annexation efforts ceased

About 36 people attended a meeting of the Corbin Planning Commission recently, most to oppose an annexation plan. Corbin city officials said Monday that an effort to annex along Browning Acres Road, Barton Mill Road and Gordon Hill Pike is effectively dead. At the regularly...

Former American Idol contestant, County Wide to play at NIBROC

American Idol contestant Elvie Shane Payton was announced this week as one of the musical acts to take the main stage at the 2016 NIBROC Festival in downtown Corbin. He will be the opening act for returning festival favorite County Wide on the Friday of the festival. The main...