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EPO issued against deputy over threats, alleged stalking of ex-girlfriend

Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Kirk Mays is off duty until a court case involving him is resolved. A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy is currently on leave due to an emergency protective order that was filed against him earlier this month by his ex-girlfriend. The...
Posted On 27 Jul 2016

Duo arrested in Corbin for trying to pass counterfeit bills … twice

A Knox County duo was arrested Tuesday morning after police say they attempted to pass a counterfeit $20 bill at two different Corbin businesses. Corbin Police arrested Savannah Davis of Cannon and Steven Monday of Woodbine about 4 a.m. at the McDonald’s on Falls Highway after...

Laurel deputies searching for suspect vehicle in strong armed robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect in a strong-armed robbery that occurred about noon in southeastern Laurel County. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were called to a location at the intersection of Ky. 233...

Corbin husband and wife injured in domestic dispute each facing charges

A north Corbin husband and wife are each facing a felony assault charge stemming from a domestic dispute involving a knife Sunday morning. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, Deputy Shawn Boroviak arrested 43-year-old Timothy Huff and 40-year-old Mary Huff, charging...

Woodbine man facing attempted murder charge

A Woodbine man is facing charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment after police say a gun discharged as he and his wife struggled for possession it Friday morning. Fifty-three-year-old Bryan Dwayne Karr was arrested just after 10 a.m. at the couple’s residence on...

Corbin Police searching for masked man seen peeking into cars

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to find a man who was seen peeking into cars at a local church and may be involved in a series of thefts. Corbin Police Detective Rusty Hedrick said the individual is described as a white male, 5’7” to 5”8, with a thin build and...

Euro Sticks President in a ‘hurry’ to open factory in Corbin

As a 20-year-old visiting the United States from his native France, Euro Sticks President and owner Frédéric Debacker said it was his encounter with a Kansas farmer that sold him on the idea that America would be a good place to do business. Debacker said the man taught him, over...

Corbin man indicted for plotting to kidnap infant nephew

A Corbin man accused of plotting to kidnap his infant nephew and hold him for a $50,000 ransom was indicted Monday in Whitley Circuit Court. Forty-nine-year-old Doyle Fox was indicted on one count of criminal solicitation to commit kidnapping stemming from the alleged incident on...

Trio of motorcycle thieves indicted

A Whitley County grand jury has indicted three Corbin residents in connection with several motorcycles that were reported stolen from a Corbin business. Thirty-three-year-old Terry W. Mullis, 25-year-old Franklin A. Parks and 24-year-old Harry Castle were each indicted Monday in...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

KWAS and Mobile Mutts host Summer Garden Party

The Knox Whitley Animal Shelter (KWAS), in collaboration with Mobile Mutts Rescue Transport, are hosting the Summer Garden Party in an effort to raise money to help with providing care to local animals. All proceeds from this event will contribute towards spay and neuter...