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Police: Corbin man attempted to pass fake $100 bill at two locations

A Corbin man is facing criminal charges after he alleged attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at two different stores Saturday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dylan Bunch, 25, following a complaint from a north Corbin business. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...
Posted On 22 Apr 2019

Felony shoplifter tells police ‘she liked the thrill’

Corbin Police arrested two women on a felony shoplifting charge after recovering $861 worth of clothing and other items from Belk last Thursday. Clara M. Lunsford, 39, and Margaret Woods, 42, both of Elizabethtown, were arrested following a complaint from Belk loss prevention....
Posted On 22 Apr 2019

Ky. Administrative Office of the Courts will limit Corbin office to driver’s licenses

The ping pong match between the City of Corbin and the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) over the Whitley County Circuit Court Clerk’s office in Corbin continued this week when the AOC notified the city it would keep the office open on a limited basis. According...

Whitley Co. BOE sets June 2 graduation

A June graduation date has been set for Whitley County High School seniors. During the Whitley County Board of Education’s monthly meeting Thursday, the board amended the 2018-2019 school calendar setting the gradation date for June 2 at 2 p.m. at The Arena in Corbin. “That is...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

Knox deputies use Taser to end vehicle, foot pursuit in Gray

A dramatic series of events led to the arrest of Charles Douglas Tuttle, 47, of Gray, on Tuesday. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were standing on the side of the road at Sam Parker and US 25E and, reportedly, observed Tuttle turn onto Sam Parker Road. According to an arrest...

Meth, drug paraphernalia found during Wednesday traffic stop

Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a large amount of methamphetamine inside a vehicle parked behind a north Corbin business. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the individuals as...

Ordinance would permit Corbin Fire Department to bill insurance companies for services to non-residents

Individuals from out of town, or at least their insurance companies, will be billed for services from the Corbin Fire Department under the terms of a new ordinance that passed its first reading during the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night. You need to...

Couple accused of splashing paint on Engineer Street Bridge gets court date

A Williamsburg couple, who is accused of splattering paint all over the decking of the Engineer Street Bridge is scheduled to appear in Whitley District Court on Tuesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

I-75 widening project set to begin Monday near Corbin

Construction work on the widening of Interstate 75 near Exit 29 is scheduled to begin Monday. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 office in Manchester said the $53.5 million project will widen the interstate in both directions to six lanes. “Crews will...

Organ donors, recipients celebrated at Baptist Health Corbin organ donation event

Members of the community gathered at Baptist Health Corbin Friday to commemorate “Blue and Green Day” in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation. Among the featured speakers was John Whitlock, whose wife, Kellee Edwards Whitlock, died of...