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Emergency medical helicopters fly out two people Thursday

Patterson Creek Volunteer firefighters were busy Thursday afternoon setting up an emergency landing zone for not one, but two emergency medical helicopters in connection with separate incidents. Patterson Creek firefighters began setting up the emergency landing zone about 2:30...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018

Corbin ‘Big Green Egg Fest’ to be held Sept. 29

The sights and smells of more the 25 Big Green Eggs will take over downtown Corbin as the fifth annual Big Green Egg Fest takes place on September 29. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said 25 to 30 cooks/grillers are scheduled to participate in the event featuring the iconic grill,...

Corbin area doctor facing drug charges

A Corbin area doctor facing charges in connection with an alleged kidnapping incident in Florida in June, is facing additional drug-related charges out of Campbell County. Dr. Morris Wilson Beebe, who is facing an accessory charge in connection with the false imprisonment of a...

Hit and run at IGA leads police to charge three with endangerment

A report about a hit and run accident Saturday involving a vehicle with three children inside resulted in the arrest of three people on various endangerment charges. About 5:05 p.m., Williamsburg police were notified about a hit and run accident at IGA, and that the vehicle,...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

Corbin City Commission’s decision to buy fire truck on hold

The Corbin City Commission’s decision to purchase a new pumper truck for the fire department has been put on hold. The commissioners voted Monday night to purchase the truck from Pierce Fire Equipment at a cost of $650,000. However, at the request of Commissioner Trent Knuckles,...

Williamsburg water plant still running on rented intake pumps

The city of Williamsburg is still working on a permanent solution to a problem that caused a water outage in early July, which left the entire town without water for a time and several others without water for multiple days after the failure of a pair of broken intake pumps at...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

Church burglary, vandalism under investigation

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the vandalism and burglary of a Keavy area church Sunday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said officers were called to Mt. Zion Church of God on Level Green Road off of Ky. 312 after members...

Afghanistan war, congressional spending among topics addressed by Rand Paul at chamber luncheon

The war in Afghanistan has gone on too long. Congress spends too much money. Things aren’t as bad as they seem. Those are just three of the familiar themes U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) touched on Tuesday during a tight, breezy speech at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of...

Ground broken on Air Evac’s new Corbin facility

Ground was broken on Air Evac’s new facility at Baptist Health Corbin Monday morning. The company is moving its Whitley County location from the Williamsburg –Whitley County Airport to the former Lincoln Memorial University building behind the hospital. “The Whitley County...

Forcht Bank hosts annual Patriot Day event to commemorate 9/11

While the majority in attendance were not alive the day the Twin Towers fell, hundreds of students gathered for Forcht Bank’s annual Patriot Day event on September 11 to learn the significance of the day America stood still. “The primary reason behind this program is so our...