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Arson investigator to look into Monday mobile home fire

West Knox firefighters have requested an arson investigator look into a fire that destroyed a mobile home and several nearby vehicles on Foley Road in north Corbin Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene off of Byrley Road behind the Corbin Walmart at approximately...

Better Business Bureau warns of scammers targeting businesses

The Better Business Bureau serving Central and Eastern Kentucky is warning of a phone scam targeting local businesses. According to BBB officials, the caller claims to be a representative of Kentucky Utilities, telling the business owner that the power would be shut off...

Corbin, Gray woman charged with smoking marijuana while caring for children

Two women were arrested Tuesday night after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say they were found to be under the influence of marijuana while caring for two children. Deputies arrested Sandra Estep 60, of Corbin and Terry Garland, 27, of Gray following an investigation begun by...

Corbin man charged with pushing fiance down flight of stairs

A Corbin man is facing a second-degree assault – domestic violence charge after he allegedly pushed his fiancé down a flight of stairs at a north Corbin apartment complex Thursday. Thirty-year-old Richard Bush was arrested in connection with the incident that resulted in the...

Whitley County EMS recognized for excellence in pediatric care

Whitley County EMS was recognized Tuesday morning for its work in helping its youngest patients, children. As part of national EMS week, which is May 18 – May 25, Whitley County EMS received the Award for Excellence in Pediatric Care by the Kentucky EMS for Children Pediatric...
Posted On 29 May 2019

Corbin man charged with rape of woman in Williamsburg

A Corbin man was arrested Thursday night for allegedly raping a woman at a Williamsburg hotel last weekend. Williamsburg Police arrested Ronald O. Leas, 18, on charges of first-degree rape and video voyeurism. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said the investigation began...

Daniel Boone National Forest fees upped

Daniel Boone National Forest officials are asking for public comments on a proposal to implement or increase fees at multiple recreation sites. Officials stated that under the proposal fees would be increased at 25 sites with fees being implemented at nine additional sites. There...

Whitley Judge-Executive, Ossoli Club pledge support to Senior Citizens Center

It’s been a good week for the Corbin Senior Citizens Center. Just a month ago, the center was looking at about a $15,000 shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year, which would mean a reduction in the number of days it would be open, and meals it could serve those who utilize the...

Gray man found with meth, cocaine, pills, and stolen merchandise

A Gray man was arrested Wednesday at the Corbin Walmart after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found methamphetamine, cocaine, assorted drug paraphernalia, and almost $250 worth of stolen items on his person. Joseph Ray Middleton, 40, is facing charges of first-degree trafficking...

UPDATE: Arrest warrant issued in Wednesday fatal shooting

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police said Friday that an arrest warrant has been issued for a Corbin man following an investigation into a fatal shooting Wednesday night in Woodbine. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the warrant has been issued for...