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Knox Co. deputies: Man rented U-Haul to steal catalytic covereter

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Barbourville man they say was cutting the catalytic converter off of the U-Haul truck that he had rented Friday. William Allen, 39, was charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition of the value over $500, first-degree criminal...

One fatality after wreck on Ky 229

One person died Tuesday in a single vehicle crash in Laurel County. Photo courtesy of the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Deputies: Shoplifter tried to leave store with items hidden in stolen tackle box

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Knox County man, who allegedly attempted to take items from the Corbin Walmart in a stolen tackle box, began fighting with them when confronted Monday afternoon. Jason C. Browning, 34, of Barbourville, was charged with theft by unlawful...

Knox County man charged with indecent exposure, assaulting mom, sister, deputy

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Gray area residence last Wednesday where a Barbourville man had allegedly assaulted his mother and sister, and exposed himself to a seven-year-old. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...

Registered sex offender from W’burg arrested at Barbourville campground Sunday morning

A registered sex offender from Williamsburg was arrested by Barbourville Police early Sunday morning after he was allegedly driving around a campground and stopping at campers where children’s toys and bikes were present. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

Knox County, Barbourville, Pineville all get CARES Act reimbursements

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that 18 Eastern Kentucky governments were approved for $2,789,546 in reimbursements from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for local governments with expenses related to COVID-19, including Knox County, and the...
Posted On 16 Sep 2020

Barbourville’s Daniel Boone Festival cancelled

For the first time in history, the Daniel Boone Festival has been cancelled due to a global pandemic. The number of positive COVID-19 cases increasing in Knox and surrounding counties weighed heavy on committee members and community leaders. During a regular meeting of the DBF...
Posted On 17 Jul 2020
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Gray man one of five people arrested on drug trafficking warrants

A Gray man was one of five people Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested last Wednesday on indictment and arrest warrants stemming from an investigation into drug trafficking. James E. “Snowman” Martin, 74, was arrested on an indictment warrant charging him with first-degree...

Fourth of July fireworks still on for Saturday in Barbourville, London

While several local cities have canceled their Fourth of July festivities, including: Corbin, Williamsburg and Jellico, Independence Day celebrations will still take place in London and Barbourville Saturday, but in a scaled-down fashion. In other words, fireworks will still take...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020

Employees at London, Barbourville restaurants test positive for COVID-19

Positive COVID-19 cases have been recently confirmed in employees at restaurants in London and Barbourville. The Laurel County Health Department reported late Thursday morning that there is a positive COVID-19 case associated with Starbucks of London. “As a result, the...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020