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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...

Attorney’s wife died from drowning in hot tub at Gatlinburg resort

Autopsy results indicate that a Corbin woman, who is the wife of a well-known Whitley County public defender, and an Oak Ridge man, who were found unresponsive in a hot tub in April, both drown with alcohol and pre-existing medical conditions playing contributing factors. You...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Taylor wants U of C to pay him while lawsuit is pending

A federal judge could decide as early as next month whether to grant an injunction that would force the University of the Cumberlands to pay its former president Dr. James Taylor nearly $400,000 in annual salary and benefits until a lawsuit Taylor filed against the university is...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Whitley County Fair kicks off Wednesday

Grab your cowboy boots because it is time for a good old-fashioned county fair. The 19th annual Whitley County Fair is scheduled for this Friday and Saturday at the 3R Arena in Williamsburg. President of the Whitley County Fair Board Harry Alder says there are no major changes to...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

One injured when motorcycle broadsides SUV

  A Corbin man was taken to Baptist Health Corbin Monday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Gordon Street. The wreck occurred about 1 p.m. at the intersection of Gordon and Earls Street. According to police, the man on the motorcycle, identified as Robert...

KSP arrest one man in Knox County stabbing

Kentucky State Police have arrested a London man who allegedly stabbed his mother and stepfather Sunday in Knox County. Thirty-five-year-old Joe Gibson is facing two counts of attempted murder in connection with the incident that police say occurred about 1 p.m. somewhere along...