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Confidential informant tip leads to meth bust

Williamsburg police seized a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine and a gun while executing a search warrant late Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White arrested Gregory D. Sokira, 46, of 229 Rains Street, about 12:04 a.m. Monday charging him with...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Corbin Public Library Board meeting hits legal snag; records missing

The Corbin Public Library Board of Trustees was scheduled to meet Saturday in response to a series of accusations by library staff but the meeting could not take place because proper public notice had not been given. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Deputies investigating kidnapping/rape in Laurel County

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a kidnapping and rape that started early Thursday morning in Corbin and ended when the victim was found in southern Laurel County. According to Sheriff John Root, the incident began about 12:30 a.m. when the victim, who was...

Former CHS assistant basketball coach facing rape charge

Corbin Police say former CHS assistant basketball coach Madison Johnson is under investigation. The case of a former Corbin High School assistant basketball coach, who is accused of the statutory rape of a 16-year-old student, will be presented to a Knox County Grand Jury....

Trio charged with diverting bingo money from Corbin-based charity

Two Corbin residents have been indicted for allegedly diverting over $110,000 from a Corbin charity’s charitable gaming efforts, and a third woman is accused of diverting over $3,000 from the same charity’s charitable gaming efforts. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 25 Nov 2016

Woodbine men indicted for boat ramp thefts

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted two Woodbine residents in connection with some vehicle break-ins and a robbery at High Top boat ramp in late August. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Suspect in fatal Ohio shooting caught near Williamsburg

A suspect in a fatal Ohio shooting case was arrested during a traffic stop on I-75 in Whitley County early Friday evening. Kentucky State Police Trooper Gary Ridener arrested Tevious Turner, 35, of Cartersville, Georgia, about 6:49 p.m. near the three-mile marker, according to...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

I-75 lane closure near Williamsburg starts Monday

A portion of I-75 near Williamsburg will be closed starting Monday for maintenance work. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a portion of I-75 southbound between mile points 9.5 – 10 in Whitley County will be reduced to one...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Keavy man charged with attempting to steal meds from Baptist ER

A Keavy man was arrested at Baptist Health Corbin Saturday night after he allegedly attempted to steal vials of medication from a trauma cart at the hospital emergency room. Twenty-eight-year-old Micah Hammack is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500....

Numerous recent explosions heard in area given possible explanation

Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses says multiple explosions heard throughout the area can be attributed to Tannerite. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us