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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...

Search for missing woman results in unconnected arrest for gun possession

So far the police investigation into Williamsburg woman’s February disappearance has yielded the arrest of one individual last week for complicity to commit murder. A second person, who reportedly saw the woman a short time before she disappeared, is also facing separate charges...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

I-75 lane closures planned Wednesday, Thursday in Whitley County

If you are planning to travel north on I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday, Sept. 12, or south on I-75 Thursday, Sept. 13, then you might want to allow a little extra travel time due to planned lane restrictions those days. On Wednesday, northbound traffic at mile point 27.9 (Lynn...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018

Corbin man charged with indecent exposure at Ky. 312 boat ramp

A routine patrol at the Ky. 312 boat ramp Sunday night by Corbin Police turned up an individual asleep in his vehicle with his penis in his hand. Officer Estes Rhoades arrested Otis Godsey, 45, of Corbin on one count of second-degree indecent exposure. Godsey is being held...

Driver of stolen off-road vehicle, who crashed while fleeing police, dies two days later

A Tennessee man, who led police on a pursuit Wednesday in a stolen off-road vehicle and subsequently crashed, has died as a result of his injuries. Scott Crawford, 40, of Oneida, Tennessee, succumbed to his injuries Friday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he was...
Posted On 08 Sep 2018

Corbin Library’s ‘Girls Who Code’ class begins Monday

Girls in grades three through twelve are invited to the Corbin Public Library to participate in, “Girls Who Code.” The 15-week course, which begins Monday afternoon, is designed to teach girls the basics of computer coding while giving them the opportunity to make friends and...

Racing commission may finally move on application for Corbin track

While the Kentucky Racing Commission had previously stated that it would not take action on the applications for two new racing licenses submitted as part of a joint project by Keeneland and Churchill Down, which includes the proposed quarter horse track in Corbin, it appears...