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Corbin man arrested for murder of Corbin man in eastern Knox County

Kentucky State Police are continuing to search for a motive in the murder of a Corbin man by a Corbin resident at a Knox County residence late Friday night. State Police said Charles C. Davidson, 56, was taken to Barbourville ARH for treatment of multiple stab wounds he had...

Marion Forcht, Lee Bryant selected for University of the Cumberlands Board of Trustees

University of the Cumberlands (UC) announced that Marion C. Forcht has been elected to serve on the University’s Board of Trustees. “We are very pleased Marion has agreed to serve on our Board,” said Jon Westbrook, chair of UC’s Board of Trustees. “Her business acumen and support...

Update: Cumberland River expected to crest at 30 feet in W’burg at 1 a.m. Sunday

As of 10 a.m. Friday, the Cumberland River was at 24.7 feet in Williamsburg. Flood stage is at 21 feet. The river is expected to level off Friday afternoon before rising again to nearly 30 feet by early Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service. A couple of rounds...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019

Whitley County could face record flooding

With the ground saturated and anywhere from three to ten inches of rain in the forecast, Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses is advising residents to be cautious of potential flooding. “If we get all of that rain, we are probably going get one of the bigger...

Corbin City Commission awards bid for splash pad equipment

The Corbin City Commission approved a bid Monday evening by David Williams and Associates for the new splash pad equipment. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Vandalism forces closure of local shooting range again

The Whitman Branch Shooting Range in Daniel Boone National Forest has been closed to the public due to vandalism. Officials with the U.S. Forest Service posted notice of the closing of the facility, located near the Laurel Lake spillway, on the Daniel Boone National Forest...

Knox County deputy resigns amid criminal investigation

In the midst of his suspension from duty, Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Claude Hudson has resigned. “He’s no longer with the department as of January 30,” said Sheriff Mike Smith, who confirmed Hudson resigned. Hudson was placed on suspension from duty on December 30, 2018 after...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Corbin Library breaks ground on expansion

Local government officials and Friends of the Corbin Public Library joined the library board last Thursday to “break ground” on the construction phase of the library expansion project. To date, the project has involved gutting the adjoining building, which the library purchased...

KKK flyers put on cars in Corbin last Friday

A post on Facebook claims a number of vehicles in the area around The Depot on Main were targeted with flyers containing information on the Ku Klux Klan. According to the post, which included a picture of the flier, they were left on cars Friday night. The flyers include a...

Ex-police officer sentenced to eight years in federal prison

A former area law enforcement officer, who pleaded guilty in May to his part in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley County, was sentenced to 98 months (eight years, two months) in prison Tuesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....