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Rein named new health department public health director

During a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Whitley County Board of Health selected a new public health director. The board voted unanimously to offer the position to Marcy Rein, who was called after the meeting and accepted the position. Her official hiring is pending approval...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019

Corbin man charged with engaging in sexual activity with teen scheduled to return to federal court in California

A Corbin man is scheduled to appear in federal court in California where he is charged with engaging is sexual activity with a 14-year-old that he met on the Internet. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Investigation into pregnant woman’s killing sparks separate federal kidnapping case

The investigation into the March 16 shooting death of Geri Johnson has taken another turn after investigators arrested an associate of the suspect in her death on federal kidnapping charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen makes stop in Corbin

Whitley County has become a Republican stronghold but one of the gubernatorial candidates in the Democrat primary, Adam Edelen, is attempting to make inroads, meeting with supporters Saturday night in Corbin. Edelen, who currently serves as Kentucky’s State Auditor, talked with...

Corbin Lion’s Club auction begins next week

The Corbin Lion’s Club annual auction will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of next week, and organizers plan to have hundreds of items available. The event will be live streamed on Facebook each evening from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. It can be viewed on the Corbin Lion’s Club...

Knox County Work Release escapee recaptured Tuesday

An escapee from a Knox County Work Release detail was recaptured Tuesday morning in Gray. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Anthony Lee Smith, 29, of Bimble during a traffic stop on Sam Parker Road, off of U.S. 25E. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs...

Trial date set in Paul Parsons’ murder case

A late summer trial date has been set for a Corbin man, who is accused of killing two people in June 2017. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

Trio of indicted murder suspects now face slow moving court case

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted last month for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico, made a brief court appearance Monday afternoon in Whitley Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

Corbin Senior Center facing budget crunch after funding cuts

The Corbin Senior Center is treading water, but officials say cuts to federal and state aid have the facility scrambling to make up the shortfall. The center on Barbourville Street serves seniors, ages 60 and over in Whitley, Knox and Laurel Counties. Center Director Beverly...

16 area residents among 19 people named in federal drug conspiracy indictment

Thirteen area residents are among the 19 individuals named in a federal indictment alleging a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley, Knox and Laurel Counties. The local individuals include: Tasha Wrenicke, 36, Scott Hensley, 37, Darryl Moore, Tharold Johnson, 27,...