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Lily man charged with trafficking meth in north Corbin

A Lily man was charged with trafficking methamphetamine following a traffic stop at a north Corbin business early Monday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joshua R. Walters, 32, after finding him in possession of a suspected methamphetamine, small baggies and...

Texas man charged with DUI after police observe him passed out at traffic light

A Texas motorist observed passed out at a traffic light early Monday morning was arrested after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located him on American Greeting Road in north Corbin. John D. Deboy, 49, of Dallas, Texas, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the...

Emergency Christian Ministries Director resigns

“In 1984, I became a Christian,” said Billy Woodward, director of Emergency Christian Ministries. “I wanted to do something for the Lord. It was a life changing experience for me.” It was from this desire that the Emergency Christian Ministries (ECM) was born. Woodward left his...

Whitley Co. Farmers Market hosts design competition

The Whitley County Farmers Market is asking community members to submit designs for its 2021 t-shirts. The farmers market will take submissions through March 1st. The Whitley County Farmers Market board will narrow the submissions down to five. The designs will be posted to the...

Whitley Co. Dumpster Program’s 1st weekend a success

Whitley County Fiscal Court’s first 2021 Dumpster Program’s weekend was a success. The event took place Jan. 7 through 9 at the Whitley County Sanitation department, which is located at 535 Happy Hollow Road, Williamsburg. The next date for the dumpster program is Feb. 11 though...
Posted On 16 Jan 2021

Accused shoplifter attempts to run from deputies

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man, who attempted to flee from deputies investigating suspected shoplifting at the Corbin Walmart Thursday, was under the influence. Brien K. Vann, 29, was charged with theft by unlawful taking of the value under $500, public...

Corbin couple charged with child abuse

A Corbin couple was arrested Thursday night for allegedly abusing a teen with a belt and extension cord. Howard W. Smith, 45, and Amanda Smith, 39, are each facing one count of fourth-degree assault – child abuse. In addition, Amanda Smith is charged with one count of...

Baptist Health Corbin hosts radiation center dedication

Baptist Health Corbin invited some patients, staff and physicians to write messages of hope and healing on the walls of its new Radiation Oncology Center during its dedication ceremony on Jan. 8. “At Baptist Health Corbin, we believe that our patients heal best when they are...

Whitley County announces one new COVID related death Thursday

The Whitley County Health Department announced one additional death related to COVID-19 Thursday. Gov. Andy Beshear also announced that 270 members of the National Guard will be sent to Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration. Whitley County The Whitley County Health...

Corbin man charged in connection with three convenience store break-ins

A Corbin man was arrested early Thursday morning following and investigation into break-in attempts at three local convenience stores. Corbin Police have charged Jerrad L. Gilbert, 19, with one count of third-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and second-degree...