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I-75 widening project set to begin Monday near Corbin

Construction work on the widening of Interstate 75 near Exit 29 is scheduled to begin Monday. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 office in Manchester said the $53.5 million project will widen the interstate in both directions to six lanes. “Crews will...

Corbin woman injured in Thursday crash

A Corbin woman was injured Thursday afternoon when her car overturned multiple times on U.S. 25 south of Lily. Anita Peters, 74, was taken to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment of the injuries she sustained. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

Police called to disturbance complaint find Corbin man, Williamsburg woman fighting over drugs

A Corbin man and a Williamsburg woman were arrested Tuesday morning in Laurel County after police say a verbal argument over drugs at a residence in the Wyan-Pine area turned physical. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kristina D. Blakley, 29, and Robert Havens, 40, of...

Corbin man accused of punching 6-year-old

A Corbin man is facing child abuse and domestic violence charges after he allegedly hit his girlfriend with a broom and punched her 6-year-old son Saturday night. Dallas Lawson, 27,  was arrested on charges of first-degree criminal abuse of a child 12 years or younger, and...

Corbin Lion’s Club auction begins next week

The Corbin Lion’s Club annual auction will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of next week, and organizers plan to have hundreds of items available. The event will be live streamed on Facebook each evening from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. It can be viewed on the Corbin Lion’s Club...

Bevin discusses friendship with President Trump at Corbin fundraiser

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, center, visited the home of Terry and Marion Forcht, in Corbin, this past Saturday for a private fundraising event. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin revealed to supporters at a re-election fundraiser in Corbin Saturday that he frequently has 15 to 20-minute...

Corbin, Lily residents among five people arrested in drug bust

A Corbin man and two Lily residents were among five people were arrested on drug-related charges at a London residence Thursday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jamal Daniel Doud, 24, of Corbin, Randy Lloyd Mullins, 23, and Heather Anne Philpot, 20, both of...

Two people announce candidacy for 86th legislative district seat

The 86th legislative district, which encompasses Knox County, including part of Corbin, and a portion of Laurel County, will be getting new representation in 2021 with the retirement of Rep. Jim Stewart, III, R-Flat Lick, and two people have thrown their hats into the ring in the...

Kentucky ABC raids American Patriots club near Corbin; seizes alcohol and gambling machines

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control executed a search warrant at American Patriots, an establishment in Laurel County. The search uncovered over 100 bottles of distilled spirits, around 1,000 bottles of malt beverages, several...
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Area legislators secure funding to keep Whitley Circuit Court Clerk’s Corbin office open

The Whitley Circuit Court Clerk’s Corbin office, which had been scheduled to be permanently closed on June 28, will remain open thanks to the efforts of State Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, and State Rep. Regina Bunch Huff, R-Williamsburg. The senator, whose...