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Ex-Knox County school board chair seeks to regain seat

Over three months after resigning, former Knox County Board of Education Chairman Dexter Smith has cast himself back into the spotlight. On Tuesday, Aug. 9, Smith filed to run in the November election to again represent Knox County School Board’s fourth district. Knox County...
Posted On 10 Aug 2016
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Injured hiker rescued near Dogslaughter Falls

It took emergency workers about four hours to carry out a Wisconsin woman, who broke her ankle while hiking near Dogslaughter Falls Monday evening. Woodbine Search and Rescue Chief Rick Fore said emergency responders were called out about 6 p.m. to assist the injured woman. You...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016

Fire destroys abandoned trailer in Lily; cause undetermined

An abandoned doublewide trailer in Lily was destroyed by fire Monday morning. Lily Fire Chief Paul Collins said Lily and West Knox firefighters were paged to the trailer on Tackett Spur Road off of West Ky. 552 about 4:10 a.m. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

Friday night wreck shuts down I-75 for hours

Interstate 75 between Corbin and Williamsburg was shut down for several hours Friday night as emergency personnel worked to clear up a wreck involving a tractor-trailer truck and a pickup truck towing a trailer. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement...

Gym floor renovation at WCMS hits snag

The renovation of the original gym floor at Whitley County Middle School is costing a little more than originally planned. During a special meeting last week, the Whitley County Board of Education approved an additional payment of $48,916.25 for replacement of the gym floor due...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016

Police looking for masked man who has been peeking in cars, stealing

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to find a man who was seen peeking into cars at a local church and may be involved in a series of thefts. Corbin Police Detective Rusty Hedrick said the individual is described as a white male, 5’7” to 5”8, with a thin build and...

Eight videos and 39 images of child pornography ruled admissible

A federal magistrate judge has ruled that 39 images of child pornography and eight videos recovered from a zip drive found at a Gray man’s residence was lawfully seized and may be used in his child pornography case. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 25 Jul 2016

Major donor in the works for Corbin Railroad Museum

Donors are beginning to step up in an effort to make the Corbin Railroad Museum a reality. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel told the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday that a potential major donation from a local private...

Corbin officials say city operates without a line-item budget; vote needed on arena manager’s severance

Following a series of questions concerning the City of Corbin’s 2016-17 fiscal year budget and a severance package provided to former Arena Manager Connie Hunt following her recent resignation, the city’s attorney has stepped in. In response to an open records request for a copy...

Bear sightings becoming more common in Whitley County

There have been more bear sightings reported than usual according to Whitley County E911. Over the past several weeks there has been reports of bear sightings all across the county. The Whitley Count Sheriff’s Department reported that the most recent were two sightings in the...