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Complaints lead Laurel deputies to make nine drug-related arrests in north Corbin

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responded to multiple complaints of drug activity in southern Laurel County, arresting multiple people after discovering methamphetamine, scales and other drugs at the location Thursday afternoon. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public...

Six Corbin residents among those arrested as part of multi-agency round-up

Six Corbin residents were among the people arrested on drug-related charges in a multi-agency roundup Monday morning. Deputies from Knox and Laurel County, along with London City Police, U.S. Marshal Service, Kentucky State Police, and the Louisville Division of the U.S. Drug...

WCHS students getting more opportunities to get college credit while in high school

Whitley County High School students are getting more and more opportunities to graduate from high school with college credit. Whitley County High School Career and Technical Education Department Chair Krysti Conlin informed the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019

Tennessee man faces felony charges after pursuit into Williamsburg

An Oneida, Tennessee man is facing felony charges stemming from a police chase that started in Scott County, Tennessee, and ended in Williamsburg Sunday afternoon. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered a not guilty plea for Casey G. Cox, 21, during his arraignment Monday...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019

Judge agrees to lower bond for one of three rape suspects

One suspect in a Williamsburg rape and video voyeurism case got his bond reduced following a hearing Friday morning, another suspect was released from jail on bond, and two additional suspects had requests to lower their bonds denied. On July 15, the Whitley County Grand Jury...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019

Public open house for new Corbin Elementary School postponed

A public open house for the new Corbin Elementary School, scheduled Thursday afternoon, has been postponed, according to officials with the Corbin Independent School District. District Superintendent David Cox said Wednesday evening that the grand opening ceremony for the new...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019
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Rand Paul discusses lack of online civility, health care and tariffs at chamber of commerce luncheon

A lack of political civility, trade wars and gun control were just a few of the topics U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about Tuesday during a speech at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Paul, who is recovering from lung surgery, had very few...

‘Beat the Heat’ race set for Friday in W’burg

Want to help out those fighting cancer or help purchase new beds for less fortunate children all while getting a little exercise while you are at it? This year’s 10th Annual Beat the Heat Color Me Pink one-mile race will take place Friday. Registration will start at 4 p.m. at...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019