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Text messages shed light on moments before teens killed by train

Jordan Carr and Cody Stevens were both struck and killed by a train about 2 a.m. Tuesday. Jami Cook has a message for people regarding walking on railroad tracks following the death of her 18-year-old son and another young man early Tuesday morning. “Stay off the railroad...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Source of drugs in meth conspiracy sentenced to 11 years in federal prison

The man who has admitted to being the source of supply in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Knox, Laurel, Madison and Rockcastle counties has been sentenced to eleven years, three months in federal prison. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Reclaiming Futures Cornhole Tournament Saturday

If you’re a cornhole player or if you just want to do something to help a program designed to get kids off drugs, then you might want to visit Old Fashioned Trading Days Saturday morning. The Sixth-Annual Reclaiming Futures Cornhole Tournament will take place starting about...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

UPDATE: Names released of two men hit, killed by train

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police have identified the two individuals killed Tuesday morning when they were struck by a train. The individuals were 18-year-old Jordan X. Carr of Williamsburg and 18-year-old Cody E. Stevens of Barbourville. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said the...

More details come to light in jail contraband case

The mother and the wife of a Whitley County Detention Center inmate allegedly met a woman at the bottom of the hill in front of the jail earlier this month to pick up pills to be delivered to an inmate at the jail, according to testimony Monday morning from Whitley County Jailer...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

CSX employee arrested for having child pornography

A member of upper management at the CSX Corbin yard has been arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography. Fifty-three-year-old David B. Haas was arrested Wednesday night following an investigation by Kentucky State Police. According to Detective Justin Oliver, state...

Corbin High School’s ACT scores excel, go above 21 goal

Teachers, administrator and support staff at Corbin High School are celebrating an important testing milestone that officials say is not only a measure of how well the school prepares its students for college or careers, but could also have monetary benefits as well. Corbin High...

Free Austin City Saloon ‘Soundstage’ concert series begins in Corbin this Saturday

Starting this Saturday, The Depot on Main in Corbin will be hosting a series of free concerts featuring performers from historic Austin City Saloon in Lexington. Called “Austin Saloon Soundstage,” the shows will take place from now through November, one a month. “They’ve always...

Minister accused of smuggling contraband into jail; six people arrested

Williamsburg police say a man, who was ministering to inmates at the Whitley County Detention Center, allegedly smuggled drugs, tobacco and other items Thursday to his son, who is an inmate at the jail. So far, Williamsburg police have charged a total of six people in connection...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

Forest Lanes owner says bowling alley’s last day uncertain, cites ‘unresolved family matter’

August 31 may not be the last day for Forest Lanes, but owner Roman Cassidy is welcoming and encouraging the public to come and enjoy the facility for as long as possible. “This is an unresolved family matter,” Cassidy said, declining to say anything further. Janet Osborne, a...