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Paul Parsons pleads guilty to two counts of murder in 2017 shooting deaths near Corbin

Rather than stand trial and risk possibly spending the rest of his life behind bars, a Corbin man instead pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to murder in exchange for prosecutors recommending a 20-year prison sentence. Paul Parsons, 50, pleaded guilty to two counts of capital murder...
Posted On 13 Jan 2020

Laurel Co. deputies arrest Corbin man wanted on multiple Whitley Co. warrants

A Corbin man was one of two people wanted on outstanding warrants who were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Laurel County. Bryan K. Surgener, 38, of Corbin, and David Smith, 44, of East Bernstadt were arrested following the traffic stop at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Ky. 1376 in...

Keavy man arrested on Knox Co. warrant charging burglary, attempted rape

A Keavy man wanted in Knox County on burglary and attempted rape, was arrested Saturday in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael L. Sizemore, 45, just after midnight Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Sgt. John Inman,...

‘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,...

Two people arrested in connection with April burglary at AMVETS

Two people were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglary at AMVETS Post 127 near Lily that occurred in April. The investigation led Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies to arrest Lawrence Mullis, 48, and Rebecca L. Bates, 36, both of Corbin, Tuesday morning. Deputy Gilbert...

Two more Indiana men indicted Monday in connection with 2017 Whitley County triple homicide

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted two Indianapolis men Monday morning in connection with the 2017 triple homicide of a local family. The grand jury indicted Darnel Chivers, 39, and Anthony Hester, 34, charging them with three counts of murder in the strangulation deaths of...
Posted On 20 May 2019

Hair extensions, television, karaoke speaker among items landlady admits to stealing from tenants during burglary

A Keavy woman was arrested Friday for allegedly burglarizing her own rental property, taking more than $15,000 worth of items from her tenants. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sandra K. Lovins, 34, on charges of second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking of the...

Trial date set in Paul Parsons’ murder case

A late summer trial date has been set for a Corbin man, who is accused of killing two people in June 2017. 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
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts church vandal

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Corbin man for multiple offenses stemming from the January break-in and vandalism of an eastern Whitley County church. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

Pastor to church vandal: ‘God still loves him’

A Williamsburg man allegedly broke into a church early Sunday morning, destroyed several items inside, engaged in a standoff with police, falsely told police that he had been stabbed and shot, and resisted arrest once police entered the building. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019