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Chappell resigns as head football coach at Whitley County High School

After five years on the sidelines, Jason Chappell resigned Monday as head football coach at Whitley County High School. “He met with the team this morning,” Superintendent John Siler said of Chappell. Since taking over the program in 2014, Chappell has compiled a record of 29-28,...

Investigation continues into Saturday shooting at Lily veterans club

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies will be taking the results of an investigation of a shooting at a veterans club in Lily to the grand jury. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo said the grand jury will determine whether criminal charges are warranted against William Helton of Corbin. Helton...

Whitley County Health Department Director Martha Steele terminated

The Whitley County Health Department is looking for a new public health director following a special called meeting Thursday evening where the current director was terminated. The Whitley County Board of Health met in executive session for over an hour during Thursday’s special...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Arena hosting auto parts swap meet Friday and Saturday

The Arena in Corbin is hosting an auto parts swap meet Friday and Saturday. The event, which features of variety of vendors offering new and used parts and accessories, opens at 8 a.m.

Corbin location among Huddle House restaurants offering free pancakes to military

A national restaurant chain is offering free food to military veterans and active military through Monday. Huddle House, which has a location on U.S. 25E in north Corbin, is giving a free order of Sweet Cakes to all active duty, retired and veteran military members. “We believe...

Naked Corbin man arrested in South Laurel motel room

A Corbin duo is behind bars in the Laurel County Detention Center after the man allegedly fled police on foot and ran into a southern Laurel County motel room where he allegedly hit in a bathroom naked along with a clothed female, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Tuesday crash victim: ‘She is very lucky to be alive’

When Paula McNealy crashed her Pontiac Vibe Tuesday morning part of her vehicle went about 10-feet off the roadway and struck a tree. The other part of her vehicle, which she was still inside of at the time, traveled at least 50 feet down a steep embankment before coming to rest....
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Williamsburg police seize 2.6 grams of suspected meth

An Emlyn man and a Williamsburg woman are behind bars after police located suspected methamphetamine in their vehicle Friday afternoon. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor charged Desirae Davis, 25, and Travis Lee Angel, 34, with first-degree trafficking in a controlled...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

‘Borrowed Angels’ event celebrating lives of babies who have died to be held Friday

Mothers and family members who have lost a baby are invited to an event celebrating the lives of newborn who died at, or soon after birth, and still born children. The eighth annual Borrowed Angels event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Grace on the Hill Methodist Church. Amy Jackson,...

Police: Burglar used auction house’s van as getaway vehicle

A Corbin man is facing burglary charges for allegedly taking items from a local auction house and then using the business’s van to make his getaway. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael C. Smith, 39, following an investigation in the burglary at Interstate Auction on...