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Georgia man accusing of pulling gun on truck driver

A Georgia man has been charged with wanton endangerment for allegedly pointing a gun at a truck driver in north Corbin Thursday morning. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, 39-year-old Cornelius Dixon of Fayetteville, Ga. was arrested just before 2 a.m. Root said...

Rockholds woman accused of adult neglect

A shots fired call late Thursday evening led to the arrest of a Rockholds’ couple on drug possession charges. In addition, one of the suspects was also charged with adult abuse after a handicapped adult was located inside the home. Julia Lynn Tackett, 36, pleaded not guilty...
Posted On 11 May 2016

Myers speaks at Kiwanis prayer breakfast

“Today we recognize the National Day of Prayer and we gather here,” Rev. Ande Myers told a group of about 100 people gathered Thursday morning for the 17th Annual Williamsburg Kiwanis Club National Day of Prayer Breakfast. “As we think about our nation and our...
Posted On 11 May 2016

Bunch discusses tax reform at luncheon

Rep. Regina Bunch expects the Kentucky General Assembly to take up the issue of comprehensive tax reform in the near future. This was part of the message she delivered to members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce during its monthly membership luncheon Tuesday afternoon...
Posted On 11 May 2016

Cumberland Valley Cruise-In returns Sat.

Classics, customs, and generally cool cars, trucks, motorcycles and even lawnmowers will be on display as the 2016 Cumberland Valley Cruise-In kicks off Saturday. Chris McQueen, one of the organizers of the event, said the cruise-in term is being taken literally this year, as the...

Wallen’s Towing recovers one of company’s old tow trucks

Wallen’s Towing and Recovery has recovered one of its own. The company founded by Luther Wallen in 1933, has bought back the 1970 Ford F600 that Danny Wallen built into a tow truck for Luther. Soon after Luther died in 1986, the truck was sold to David Watkins of Pineville. “It...

Tennessee man previously charged in high speed motorcyle chase, arrested for DUI

A Knoxville, Tennessee man who is facing numerous charges stemming from a high-speed chase on I-75 that reached speeds of 150 mph last month, is back in the Laurel County Detention Center after he was stopped for speeding on I-75 in London and arrested for DUI. Officials with the...

Whitley man dies in ATV accident

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department confirms that a fatal ATV accident occurred on May 3, 2016. Around 8 p.m. Deputy Joe Prewitt responded to Black Oak Road after a 911 call reported that a man had wrecked his four wheeler. Tracy Davenport, 43, was pronounced dead at...
Posted On 05 May 2016
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Former local auto dealer pleads guilty to bank fraud

A former owner of a local car dealership is scheduled to be sentenced in August after pleading guilty to two counts of bank fraud. Fifty-two-year-old Gregory Wilcheck of Corbin, who owned Myers Chevrolet-Oldsmobile-Cadillac, Inc., Tri-County Cycles in Barbourville and Check...

Vandals damage Williamsburg parks

When Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison was a teacher and school officials were trying to find out who was responsible for something bad that happened at school, he used to tell his students, “I know somebody saw them. I know somebody saw something.” Then he told his...
Posted On 04 May 2016