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Laurel County deputies asking for public’s help to locate suspect in stabbing incident

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to locate a Corbin man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident last Thursday. Detectives have secured an arrest warrant for Jason Blevins, 34, charging him with first-degree assault. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo,...

‘The Price is Right Live’ coming to The Arena in Corbin

If you have ever wanted to have the chance to, “Come on down!” but couldn’t make the trip to Los Angeles, that opportunity is coming on March 27 when “The Price Is Right Live” comes to The Arena. The traveling version of the longest running game show on television will be...

Childress, Partin indicted for alleged rape of children

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down four indictments Monday morning in four separate cases that involved either the rape or abuse of a child or children. The grand jury indicted James Childress, 37, of Williamsburg, charging him with two counts of first-degree rape each...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts 33 people on drug-related charges

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted 33 people on drug-related charges while issuing their regular monthly report Monday morning. According to indictments and the grand jury report, the following people were indicted: Steven McCullah, 30, of Williamsburg – first-degree...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

The Health Wagon coming to Williamsburg Monday

The Health Wagon will be in Williamsburg on Monday, Oct. 28, providing free flu shots to those, who can’t afford them, and offering other medical services. The Health Wagon will be set up in the parking lot of the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Whitley County UNITE Coalition awarding $4,000 for local projects

The Whitley County UNITE Coalition is awarding $4,000 total for four local projects. Each local UNITE coalition is allocated $4,000 every six months by Operation UNITE to use towards local projects. The Whitley County UNITE Coalition held its quarterly meeting Monday, and voted...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Mothers Against Prescription Drug Abuse honor U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers

Kentucky congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers, who has spearheaded congressional efforts to battle the scourge of opioid addiction, will be honored in Washington on Oct. 23 by Mothers Against Prescription Drug Abuse (MAPDA). The non-profit is chaired by Rogers’ former House GOP...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Appalachian Mentoring Project seeking adults to work with Corbin school children

In an age where more and more children live in single-parent homes, or even homes with neither parent, one local organization is working with Corbin Independent Schools to bring a mentor into the child’s life. At a recent special called meeting of the Corbin Board of Education...

Whitley County’s Elaine Stott joins Vokai tribe in ‘Survivor’ shakeup

The last four “Survivor” recaps have focused on the Lairo Tribe as Whitley County’s Elaine Stott was a member. However, the focus now switches to the Vokai as a shakeup in the beginning of Wednesday night’s fifth episode of “Survivor: Island of the Idols.” The Lairo Tribe had...

U of C Homecoming celebrations are planned for Friday, Saturday

University of the Cumberlands’ homecoming celebrations are just around the corner! On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, it’ll be all about peace, love, and University of the Cumberlands. Activities for all ages will be provided. All Cumberlands alumni are welcome to enjoy the...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019