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Keavy man facing rape, sodomy, impersonating a peace officer charges

A Keavy man has been charged with rape, sodomy, unlawful imprisonment and impersonating a peace officer in connection with a Sept. 4 sexual assault incident in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Walter Earl Darling, 46, Monday night. “The suspect has been...

Family visits, airing of grievances, whispers at tribal council dominate week 11 of, ‘Survivor: Island of the Idols’

The 11th week of CBS’s, “Survivor: Island of the Idols” got straight into things as it opened with host Jeff Probst meeting with the eight remaining contestants for a reward challenge. Before the challenge, Probst took the time to introduce the family member of each contestant...

Corbin man, reported to be armed and dangerous, found with knife, shiv, and handgun

A Corbin man who is on parole for criminal attempt to commit murder, was arrested in Gray Thursday after a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy found him outside a home armed with a knife, shiv, and, allegedly, a handgun. Zachary Lewis Franke, 26, is facing charges of violating parole,...

Willis appointed as interim county clerk, plans to run for the position

Whitley County’s new interim county clerk is a familiar face. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. appointed Carolyn Willis, who has worked at the office for nearly 26 years, as the new interim county clerk shortly before noon Monday after her bond was finalized. As a...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

Schwartz says she will miss the people the most

Kay Schwartz says she will miss the people the most as she heads into retirement after working nearly 44 years in the Whitley County Clerk’s Office, which includes having served as the county clerk for nearly 12 years. “I love to help people. Seeing the people and getting to help...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

WWE superstars The Miz, Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt to make debuts in Corbin Jan. 12

Local wrestling fans who have been anticipating the return of the WWE Superstars to Corbin are going to be rewarded for their patience as the lineup for the Jan. 12 supershow will include: The Miz, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, The Fiend Bray Wyatt and Roman Reigns. “It’s well...

Whitley County Colonel Players present, ‘A Christmas Story’

Ralphie Parker and his Red Ryder BB gun, Flick and the flagpole, and Mr. and Mrs. Parker and the fight over the leg lamp major award that, “was a family controversy for years,” is coming to the stage at Whitley County High School as The Colonel Players presents, “A Christmas...

Corbin High School Redhound Theatre presents, ‘The Happy Elf’

Corbin High School’s Redhound Theatre will be opening its season beginning Thursday with its rendition of Harry Connick Jr.’s, “The Happy Elf.” “He wrote and produce the play when it was on Broadway. Miss (Candy) Jones and I are both fans,” said Redhound Theatre Director Rebecca...

Corbin Downtown seeking personalize ornaments for community Christmas tree

Corbin Downtown will host the official lighting of the community Christmas tree Saturday night at NIBROC Park. The tree, which was donated by Buy a Tree, Save a Life, run by New Hope Ministry, has been delivered to the park and will be set up in the coming days. With the tree...

Corbin High School junior takes part in education commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

A Corbin High School junior was one of 11 students from across the commonwealth selected as new members of the Kentucky Education Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council. Lauren Shackleford joined the 10 other new students and 11 returning members in Frankfort Tuesday where they...