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Jellico plans Independence Day festivities Wednesday, Thursday

The City of Jellico has a number of events planned for its Red, White & Boom celebration that is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 3, and Thursday, July 4, at Veteran’s Park. From 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. both days there will be a street fair in Veterans Park with arts,...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019

Independence Day festivities planned for Wed., July 3 in Corbin; Thurs., July 4 in W’burg

If you like fireworks, then you are in luck as local towns will be having them on either Wednesday, July 3, or Thursday, July 4. Corbin will have its Independence fireworks Wednesday while Williamsburg will follow suit Thursday evening. Whether it is free fireworks, free concerts...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019

Mt. Vernon man safe after being swept away at Laurel Lake spillway Sunday

A rescue effort at the Laurel Lake spillway Sunday night had a happy ending, as a Mount Vernon man escaped uninjured. Zac Burrin went into the water below the spillway at approximately 4:40 p.m. when water went pouring through the dam to generate electricity. Burrin was one of...

Long-time Corbin businessman Bill Hoover passes away

Bill Hoover, one of the long-time owners of the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Corbin, Kentucky Inc., has passed away. “Bill was a friend to all. He will be missed by all who knew him. Rest in peace my friend,” Larry Hart commented on the You might be from Corbin KY if...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019

Georgia man leads police on high-speed chase through Corbin

Law enforcement officers from three local departments became involved in a vehicle pursuit Friday night that began in London and ended near Woodbine with the arrest of a Georgia man. The incident began at approximately 8 p.m. when London Police initiated a traffic stop on a...

Bevin, Rogers announce completion of first phase of KentuckyWired Project

Gov. Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers today announced a major milestone achievement for the Commonwealth’s high-speed fiber optic network – KentuckyWired. The first portion of the network, known as Ring 1A, is now complete and includes Louisville, Lexington and...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019
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Training continues for Corbin PD’s Bloodhound, Lucy

Two weeks into the job, the Corbin Police Department’s Bloodhound, Lucy, is settling into her routine while working to hone her tracking skills. Lucy is currently working third shift, riding with Officer Robbie Hodge. In addition to the routine patrol work, Hodge said he and Lucy...

Last day of district court in Corbin held Tuesday

Tuesday was a busy day on the Whitley District Court docket, the last day it would be held in Corbin. “I’m very sad!” said Whitley District Court Judge Cathy Prewitt who presides over court proceedings in Corbin. “It is a sad day for the people of Corbin and northern Whitley...

‘I want to know how you just kidnapped me and brought me here?’ defendant asks judge

“I want to know how you just kidnapped me and brought me here?” defendant Darnel Chivers asked Whitley Circuit Judge Paul Winchester during his arraignment Thursday morning in connection with the 2017 triple homicide of a local family. On May 20, 2019, a Whitley County Grand Jury...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019

Assault charges filed in Monday shooting

A Knox County man who was shot Monday during a physical altercation at a residence near Corbin, is out of the hospital and in the Knox County Detention Center. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us