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Criminal justice students, area law enforcement join forces in ‘Operation Joy’

Twenty area law enforcement officers and 80 high school students studying to go into the law enforcement profession teamed up Tuesday to help 68 area families have a merrier Christmas. The fifth annual Operation Joy, organized by the criminal justice students at the Corbin Area...

Forget cats in a tree, Corbin Fire Department rescues dog in a pipe

Area law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to McDonald’s on Master Street to rescue a dog that had become stuck in a drainage pipe. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies and Corbin Police blocked off traffic in the area around the manhole leading to the drainage pipe as...

W’burg, Corbin police officers recognized for DUI enforcement

Officers from two Whitley County police agencies were among the more than 200 officers honored recently by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), for their efforts to target impaired drivers. In addition, a Williamsburg police lieutenant also received an all-star award for...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Corbin man charged with stealing ATV Tuesday morning

A backpack found at the scene led Corbin Police to arrest a Corbin man in connection with the theft of an ATV from a local business early last Tuesday morning. Nicholas R. Smith, 19, is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking – auto – of the value of $500 or more but less than...

Correction: Anderson accused of assaulting father-in-law with table leg, spitting on jailer

(Correction: The print version of this story and an earlier version of the electronic version of this story incorrectly stated that Anderson had assaulted his father when it should have stated that he assaulted his father-in-law.) A Williamsburg man is being held in the Whitley...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

W’burg man charged with felony DUI charge

A Williamsburg man was arrested Thursday morning on a felony DUI charge. Roy Sumner, 32, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol – fourth or greater offense, and driving on DUI suspended license following a traffic stop on Ky. 26 in Corbin....

Shooting investigation leads to one arrest

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy and a Corbin Police K-9 team tracked down a Corbin man early Sunday morning following a shooting investigation at his home. No one was injured, and alcohol involvement is suspected. Deputy Chad Foley arrested Mark Adam McFarland, 49, of 365 Bacon...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019

Training continues for Corbin PD’s Bloodhound, Lucy

Two weeks into the job, the Corbin Police Department’s Bloodhound, Lucy, is settling into her routine while working to hone her tracking skills. Lucy is currently working third shift, riding with Officer Robbie Hodge. In addition to the routine patrol work, Hodge said he and Lucy...

Man with Hepatitis C accused of biting Corbin homeowner Sunday

A Clay County man was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly biting a homeowner who confronted him after he was seen at his front door, going through his trash. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Louisville man involved in pursuit gets probated sentence

A Louisville man, who allegedly led local police on a high-speed chase from Williamsburg to Exit 29 early Thursday morning, which ended a few miles after Corbin police deployed spike strips that flattened two of the suspect’s tires, pleaded guilty to an amended charge Tuesday...
Posted On 29 May 2019