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Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...

Additional lane closures to begin Monday on I-75 in Laurel, Rockcastle Counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Interstate 75 in Kentucky to be aware as there will be intermittent lane closures beginning Monday near the Laurel/Rockcastle County line. Officials said the lane closures on affecting both north and southbound...

Drive Sober Campaign Nets 347 DUI Arrests in Five Days

Kentucky State Police reminded motorists today that they are continuing their enforcement efforts during the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Since the effort began on August 16, 2019, there have been 347 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Arrests in Kentucky by...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019
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Corbin man indicted on manslaughter, assault charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday on manslaughter and assault charges stemming from a fatal crash in Laurel County in November during which police say he was driving while under the influence.. A Laurel County grand jury indicted Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, on charges of...

Lily man charged with assaulting neighbor with wooden spindle

A Lily man was arrested Thursday night after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a dispute between neighbors by striking one in the head with a wooden staircase spindle. Christopher Vickers, 18, is facing one count of second-degree assault. Deputies were called...

A Family Affair: Kentucky Just Us to bring high energy Bluegrass to Fine Arts Association concert series opener Saturday

Terry O’Neal never planned to have a family band, but he always loved music. When Kentucky Just Us opens the 58th annual Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky Concert Series Saturday, the highly acclaimed family Bluegrass sensation, it will seem like a lifetime away from...

Roastin’ Redhounds begin quest for state junior chef title

Though Corbin’s High School’s Roastin’ Redhounds lost the regional matchup against archrival Harlan in the 13th Region Tournament, they will have their shot at a state championship in the 2019 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Junior Chef Competition. The team of...

Makena Myatt named, ‘Corbin Colonel’

An 8-year-old Corbin girl who has made it her mission to make changes to her community was honored for her efforts Monday night. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission, Mayor Suzie Razmus presented Makena Myatt with a proclamation naming her a, “Corbin Colonel.”...

Taylor family names removed from some Cumberlands facilities

Months after a federal jury sided with the University of the Cumberlands in a lawsuit filed against it by its former president Dr. James Taylor and his wife, Dinah Taylor, the school is apparently taking steps to distance itself from the couple. The aquatic center, which was...
Posted On 20 Aug 2019

Laurel deputies called to investigate vehicle burglary, find drugs, suspect hiding in bathroom

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a complaint of a vehicle burglary in north Corbin Saturday morning arrested two individuals on drug related charges. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Deputies Robert Reed, Taylor McDaniel and...