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W’burg’s Shannon Barman named Ky. Mother of the Year

For the third time since 2017, a Williamsburg woman has been named the Kentucky Mother of the Year, and is in the running for the National Mother of the Year award. Shannon Barman was announced Thursday as the 2020 Kentucky Mother of the Year, and she is the 68th woman in...
Posted On 09 Jan 2020

Five indicted in connection with search warrant served at American Patriots in March

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment returned Friday in Laurel County Circuit Court in connection with a search warrant served against the former American Patriots club in Lily in March. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle...

Forcht Group of Kentucky founder named Corbin’s ‘Business Professional of the Year’

Forcht Group of Kentucky Founder, Chairman and CEO Terry E. Forcht always tries to be in bed by 7:00 p.m. He gets up at 3:30 a.m. daily, except on Sundays, when he doesn’t wake up until 5:00 a.m. He works seven days a week. At 81-years-old, he’s not even considering retirement....

Electronic Edition for 9-18-2019

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Child who died in hot car Thursday to be buried today

The 2-year-old girl who died Thursday after she was found in a closed vehicle last Thursday will be laid to rest today. The funeral for Aubrey Rose will be held at 11 a.m. at Croley Funeral Home in Williamsburg. Burial will follow in the Reece-Rose Cemetery near her home on Leona...

‘Burglary-in-progress’ call leads to two arrests Friday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary-in-progress call Friday morning at a north Corbin business, arresting two people in connection with the incident. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said James F. Tankersley, 47, of London,...

Knox deputies use Taser to end vehicle, foot pursuit in Gray

A dramatic series of events led to the arrest of Charles Douglas Tuttle, 47, of Gray, on Tuesday. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were standing on the side of the road at Sam Parker and US 25E and, reportedly, observed Tuttle turn onto Sam Parker Road. According to an arrest...

Deeds 04-17-19

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Police called to disturbance complaint find Corbin man, Williamsburg woman fighting over drugs

A Corbin man and a Williamsburg woman were arrested Tuesday morning in Laurel County after police say a verbal argument over drugs at a residence in the Wyan-Pine area turned physical. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kristina D. Blakley, 29, and Robert Havens, 40, of...