Corbin Area Technology Center students work with area first responders during mock crash

A head-on collision Friday morning on the utility road behind the baseball field at Corbin High School provided a teaching moment for the criminal justice, EMT/Fire and health science students at the Corbin Area Technology Center. Under the direction of teachers Tackett Wilson, Julia Rollins and Lesha Powell, and with the guidance of Corbin firefighters [...]

Corbin man accused of exposing himself to bank employees

A Corbin man told the officer who arrested him Saturday morning on an indecent exposure charge that he was, “just being stupid.” Fifty-four-year-old David Lewallen was arrested just after noon for allegedly urinating in the drive through of a local bank and exposing himself. Corbin Police Officer Caleb Hester stated in the arrest citation that [...]

Two arrested on prostitution, unlawful imprisonment charges

Two area men are facing prostitution, unlawful imprisonment and other charges after they allegedly lured two females to a residence with an offer of drugs and money in exchange for sex and then refused to let them leave Monday morning. Brandon Gambrel Corbin Police officers arrested 31-year-old Brandon Gambrel of Gray and 66-year-old [...]

Corbin Police starting ‘Shop With a Cop’

After years of supporting the efforts of other departments, the Corbin Police Department is beginning its own Shop With a Cop program. “We are trying to embrace community-oriented policing,” said Chief Rusty Hedrick. This fiddle and picture autographed by country music legend Charlie Daniels will be the grand prize in the Corbin Police Department's [...]

Police: Dead man found in funeral home parking lot committed suicide

Corbin Police were called to the parking lot at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home Thursday morning in response to a suicide in the parking lot. Police say 72-year-old Johnie Kinman of Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said funeral home employees discovered the body about 7:45 [...]

Corbin man charged with punching, injecting estranged wife

It remains unknown whether the case against a Corbin man who allegedly broke into his estranged wife’s home and injected her with an unknown substance will be presented to a Whitley County grand jury, but a judge did agree to amend his bond Tuesday. Thirty-three-year-old Bobby Joe Bailey was arrested last Wednesday afternoon on charges [...]

Corbin man ‘knocked out’ after starting fight with store clerk

A Corbin man was taken to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment of head and leg injuries he sustained during an altercation with a store clerk Tuesday morning. Fifty-four-year-old James Cassidy has been cited to appear in Whitley District Court on charges of alcohol intoxication, menacing, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Corbin Police Capt. Coy Wilson [...]

Laurel County teen missing since Tuesday found safe in Corbin

A Laurel County teen who was reported missing last Tuesday was found safe in Corbin. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said that Corbin Police found 16-year-old Alexis Ramey Monday afternoon. Ramey was reported missing from Waterworks Road in London at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 28.

Corbin City Commission approves Hedrick as new police chief

The Corbin City Commission unanimously approved Rusty Hedrick to be the next Corbin Police Chief. At Monday’s special called commission meeting, City Manager Marlon Sams recommended that Hedrick, who has been serving as interim chief following the retirement of David Campbell, be named chief. Sams said the city personnel board interviewed five applicants for the [...]

High-speed pursuit of motorcycle rider begins on Gordon Hill, ends in Williamsburg

What began as a complaint of motorcyclists revving their engines on Gordon Hill early Tuesday morning, ended with a high-speed chase on I-75 to Williamsburg. Corbin Police arrested 30-year-old James Wilson of Krypton in Perry County on fleeing and evading and other charges following the pursuit that wound up through north Corbin and down I-75. [...]