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Laurel deputies find meth on man passed out at north Corbin restaurant

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Corbin man on drug possession and public intoxication charges Tuesday morning after responding to a complaint from employees at a north Corbin restaurant. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 53-year-old Timothy Long of...

Three arrested in Woodbine after complaint of fighting, shots fired

Three people were arrested Monday at a Woodbine residence after police received a complaint of a fight in progress with gunshots fired. According to a press release from the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Mikey Ashurst responded to the complaint on Pay Lake Road....
Posted On 07 Jun 2016
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Corbin man charged in connection with 2015 double homicide in Lily makes first court appearance

A Corbin man charged Saturday night in connection with a 2015 double homicide in Lily pleaded not guilty to murder and robbery charges Monday in Laurel District Court. Thirty-four-year-old Bradley Justin Lawson is charged with shooting and killing 62-year-old Donnie and...

Sanders Park picked as destination for online state tourism promotion

A downtown Corbin park dedicated to Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harland Sanders is being highlighted by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism as one of 99 places in Kentucky tourists should visit. The effort, called “99 days of summer” is an interactive...

Sally Gap Bluegrass Festival kicks off Wed.

The Ninth Annual Sally Gap Bluegrass Festival will kick off Wednesday with a talent show and gospel music concert before transitioning into three days of bluegrass music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. “We have campers from out of town that come in earlier in the week. It...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

New mural promotes Williamsburg

Visitors to the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center are now being greeted by a large mural, which runs the length of one side of the building facing 10th Street. “I have been on Facebook the last two days and everybody has been very complimentary of it,” said...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

Motocyclist killed in Keavy wreck

A London man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was thrown from a motorcycle that struck a pickup truck in Keavy Monday night. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, the victim was 22-year-old Shawn H. Couch. The wreck occurred about 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of...

UPDATED: Laurel deputies charge London man following investigation into double shooting in Keavy Thursday

Following an investigation into a double shooting Thursday in Keavy, Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies have charged a London man with two counts of criminal attempt to commit murder. Twenty-eight-year-old Landon Collins, who had admitted to deputies to firing the shots that...

Gray man hit by car Tuesday

The family members of Gray resident Josh Wren, who was struck by a car Tuesday afternoon, talk with KSP Trooper Jay Sowders, who is investigating the accident. A Gray man is in what police describe as “very critical condition” after he was hit by a car at the intersection of U.S....

Joint effort nets 6 arrests in burglary

A joint effort by Corbin Police, Williamsburg Police, Knox County Sheriff’s Department and Constable Ron Bowling has resulted in the arrest of six people in connection with a home burglary in Corbin Sunday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...