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Vehicle going wrong way on Kentucky Ave. leads to felony DUI arrest

Corbin police say a Corbin man arrested for felony DUI Thursday night was initially stopped after the officer saw him driving the wrong way on Kentucky Ave. Karl D. Hubbard, 55, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. – fourth or...

‘This proceeding is illegal,’ triple homicide suspect tells judge

Abraham Lincoln once said, “He, who represents himself, has a fool for a client.” An Indianapolis man, who is charged with three counts of capital murder and is facing the death penalty, if he is convicted, has informed a local judge that he plans to represent himself in court...
Posted On 02 Aug 2019

Sagebrush Steakhouse holds ribbon cutting

More than two-and-a-half years after it served its last meal, one of Corbin’s most visible restaurant locations is, once again, doing business. The former Dino’s Restaurant location on U.S. 25W off of Exit 25 officially reopened Monday as the new home of Sagebrush Steakhouse. The...

W’burg man charged with felony DUI charge

A Williamsburg man was arrested Thursday morning on a felony DUI charge. Roy Sumner, 32, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol – fourth or greater offense, and driving on DUI suspended license following a traffic stop on Ky. 26 in Corbin....

Missing child dies after being found inside car

Kentucky State Police are investigating after a 2-year-old died after she was found in a closed vehicle. Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to Leona Wyatt Road off of west Ky. 312 to search for the child, identified as Aubrey Rose, at approximately 2:15 p.m....

Victim identified from Wednesday evening fatal motorcycle crash

Authorities have identified the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Wednesday evening in Corbin. The Whitley County Coroner’s Office pronounced Donald Miles, 53, of Corbin, dead at the scene. The crash happened about 8:30 p.m. when a motorcycle went off the...
Posted On 01 Aug 2019

Third-Annual Kayaking for Kids race set for Saturday

Whitley County’s upcoming Third Annual Kayaking for Kids race is looking to increase its participation rate by almost 10-fold compared to the turnout for the inaugural event in 2017 in addition to raising way more money, which will go to help local youth basketball programs and...
Posted On 01 Aug 2019

Update: Victim in fatal tractor accident laid to rest

Officials aren’t sure what caused a Williamsburg man to fall off a tractor and to his death late Thursday evening, but he is believed to have died instantly, said Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley. The Whitley County Coroner’s Office pronounced Tony Lynn Adkins, 60, dead at the...
Posted On 01 Aug 2019

Tractor-trailer wreck shuts down I-75 north Sunday night

Northbound Interstate 75 near Corbin was shut down for more than six hours Sunday night and into Monday morning after a truckload of particle board was spilled onto the highway. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement was called to the scene at the...

New thrill ride ‘Speed’ to make debut at NIBROC carnival

When the carnival for the 2019 NIBROC Festival rolls into town next week, it’s going to be bringing with it an exciting new addition. Paradise Amusements, which has partnered with the NIBROC Festival for roughly 50 years, will be debuting a new ride to its lineup and it’s called...