Ballou receives ‘Champion of Character’ award in Mid-South Conference Cheerleading Competition

Maggie Ballou Maggie Ballou, Cheerleader for the University of the Cumberlands was the recipient of the “Champion of Character” award in this year’s Mid-South Conference Cheerleading Competition held in Frankfort, KY. Presented by Forcht Bank, the award commends the individual’s character on and off the court and in the classroom. Nominees from all [...]

Legal Notices for 3-15-17

Notice of Intention to Mine Pursuant to Application Number 918-0467, Renewal In accordance with KRS 350.050, notice is hereby given that Mountainside Coal Co., Inc.; 7692 South Hwy. 25W; Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769 has applied for a permit renewal for a surface and auger mining and reclamation operation, affecting 397.42 total acres, located approximately 2.5 miles [...]

Circuit Court 03-15-17

Charlene Nettie Harmon vs. Garland Jerome Rucker - petition for annulment of marriage. Susan Harrison vs. Michael Harrison - petition for dissolution of marriage. U.S. Bank Trust vs. Matthew Edward Watts and Hettie Watts, also known as Hettie Cheek - complaint-foreclosure. Stephanie Constance Wilson vs. Katelyn Amanda Wilson - petition for dissolution of marriage. State [...]

What are you afraid of?

Bena Mae Seivers Johnny Depp is afraid of clowns. Gwyneth Paltrow is afraid of butterflies. And Keanu Reeves is afraid of the dark. David Beckham, the British soccer star, cannot stand disorder. Every soda can he puts in the fridge must be facing the same way. And there must be a certain number. [...]

Knox Grand Jury returns rape indictment against former CHS assistant basketball coach

A former Corbin High School assistant basketball coach, who has been accused of the statutory rape of a 16-year-old student, has been indicted by a Knox County grand jury. Twenty-six-year-old Madison Johnson was indicted Friday on charges of third-degree rape and unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or [...]

Knuckles’ article about opioid overdose drug is very good news

To the Editor: Trent Knuckle’s recent article, “Opioid overdose drug will soon be available without a prescription,” was a breath of fresh air. The state of Kentucky owes a debt of gratitude to Dr. Shawn Ryan of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for providing access to this overdose-prevention medication, naloxone. This type of article [...]

Tristan Hall files federal lawsuit claiming malicious prosecution, violations of constitutional rights

Tristan Hall, whose legal ordeal encompassed almost four years, numerous felony and misdemeanor charges and 570 days in the Whitley County Detention Center or on home incarceration while awaiting trial on charges that were later, mostly dismissed, has filed a federal lawsuit against prosecutors and law enforcement. In the 65-page lawsuit filed Dec. 28 in [...]

Rockholds woman pleads guilty to charges in connection with high-speed chase

A Rockholds woman is set for sentencing after entering guilty plea to fleeing and DUI charges.                            Calloway Brandi Calloway, 25, was arrested in March when she and two others attempted to flee from Kentucky State Trooper Sammy Faris. Trooper Faris [...]

Dino’s in Corbin ordered closed over unpaid state taxes

A Corbin restaurant has been closed by order of the state for failure to pay more than $100,000 in taxes. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell posted the notice and changed the locks on Dino’s Italian Restaurant on Falls Hwy. at 11 a.m. Wednesday. “He was friendly about it,” Harrell said of Dino’s owner, Dino Alxiou. [...]

Corbin youth pastor recalls bizarre brush with death on I-75

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The interior of Luke Osborne’s vehicle after a rock crashed through the windshield while he was driving along I-75 in mid-September.

In the early-morning hours of Sept. 14, a peaceful drive southbound on a desolate stretch of I-75 nearly turned deadly for a Corbin man who says he suspects foul play was involved in a terrifying incident.

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