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Corbin woman charged with leaving four young children home alone

A Corbin woman is facing four counts of wanton endangerment for allegedly leaving her four young children home alone. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 30-year-old Melissa K. Preston Saturday morning. According to Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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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,”...

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

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...

UPDATED: Williamsburg man dies in Friday wreck on Corbin bypass

UPDATED: A Williamsburg man who was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a head-on collision Friday on the Cobin bypass died, while the Corbin man who was driving the other vehicle remains in serious condition at UK. Corbin Police say 63-year-old...