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Traffic slightly detoured after two-vehicle accident

Traffic on 18th Street in front of Owens Auto & Truck Service was  detoured briefly on Wednesday after a two-vehicle accident blocked the road around noon. Corbin Fire Department Battalion Chief Chad Jackson said the call initially came in with injuries, but once crews...

Corbin firefighters pitch in to help neighbors

Seven Corbin firefighters answered the call for help from nearby counties in the wake of the snow and ice storms that blanked the blanketed the area last week. Courtesy of Corbin Fire Department Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...

West Knox firefighters battle tractor-trailer fire Friday morning

West Knox, Keavy and Corbin Fire departments responded to a tractor-trailer truck fire on the Exit 29 off ramp Friday morning. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene at approximately 7 a.m. in response to a report of a truck park along the...

Fire destroys Corbin business

Flames were coming through the roof of a local tire and auto repair shop before someone called 911. Courtesy of Corbin Fire Department 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

Fire that destroyed Corbin home being considered, ‘suspicious’

A fire that destroyed a Corbin home early Wednesday morning is being called suspicious. The home was located on South Ky. 1629 near the intersection with Park Hill Road. West Knox firefighters were initially called to the scene at approximately 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters...

House fire leaves one dog dead, one person injured

A Tuesday morning house fire left one dog dead and one person injured. Corbin Fire Department Battalion Chief Jack Partin said the department was dispatched to the Third Street residence at approximately 4 a.m. on Jan. 26. Three people were inside the residence when the fire...

Corbin FD responds to structure fire

Corbin Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Walden Avenue Tuesday. The fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is unknown, but no foul play is expected.

Four fire departments respond to tractor-trailer fire on I-75 Thursday night

A tractor-trailer fire Thursday night closed down Interstate 75 at Exit 25 in north Corbin. West Knox, Corbin, Keavy and Lily firefighters responded to the scene where the flatbed truck loaded with plastic containers was burning. “It was pretty much fully involved,” said West...

‘Suspicious’ fire at old Mountain View Lodge in Corbin extinguished

The dilapidated building that was once Mountain View Lodge in Corbin is still standing following a “suspicious” blaze late Saturday morning. “When we first arrived, there were several spot fires in every room on the first floor on the back part of the building. We sent entry...
Posted On 09 Jan 2021

Corbin woman dies after being hit by truck Friday night

A Corbin woman was killed Friday night when she was struck by a pickup truck as she attempted to cross U.S. 25E on foot. Corbin Police identified the victim as Lalanya Rees, age 50. Corbin Police Officer Robbie Hodge said the incident occurred at 9:20 p.m. in the northbound lanes...