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Mattress sparks tractor-trailer fire that shut down southbound I-75 Thursday

West Knox firefighters say the fire that damaged a tractor-trailer truck Thursday morning, shutting down southbound Interstate-75 near Corbin, was caused by a mattress. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said the truck loaded with mustard and vinegar caught fire at approximately 4...

Police: Corbin woman sold meth near preschool

A Corbin woman was arrested last Wednesday on a warrant secured by Corbin Police who say she sold crystal methamphetamine near Corbin Preschool. Delores A. Ball, 61, was arrested on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – two or more grams of...

Corbin man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of wife

A Corbin man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter, assault and DUI charges in connection with a fatal crash in 2018 in exchange for a recommended 13-year prison sentence. Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, appeared in Laurel Circuit Court Monday for what was scheduled to be the final...

Game King in Corbin hosting ‘Smash Brothers Ultimate’ gaming competition Saturday

The Game King in Corbin will be hosting a video game competition Saturday, featuring “Smash Brothers Ultimate” for the Nintendo Switch. While the store, located on North Main Street, has hosted weekly gaming competitions in the past, this marks the first time it has held a...

Arena’s 2020 schedule includes, wrestling, bull riding, ‘The Price is Right Live’

The new year will bring multiple events to The Arena in Corbin featuring familiar favorites such as professional wrestling, bull riding and high school basketball, and new shows including comedian Donnie Baker, comic, rapper, and musician Ryan Upchurch, and “The Price is Right...

Local law enforcement bands together to end high-speed chase, capture driver

A Rockcastle County man is facing numerous charges, including DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, after leading police on a high–speed chase that began in Woodbine and ended on Interstate 75 near the Laurel County line Wednesday night. Vincent...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeking donations of pet items to stuff stockings

When Christmas comes Wednesday, staff and volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association will be handing out treats and toys to all of the good little dogs and cats that are still waiting for a forever home. The shelter, located at 66 Busy Lane off of Fifth Street Road, is...

Police: Corbin man was intoxicated when caught speeding, parking in handicapped zone

A Corbin man is facing numerous traffic related charges that began when a Kentucky State Police trooper clocked him driving at 77 mph in a 55 mph zone and ended when the trooper determined he was driving under the influence when he parked in a handicapped zone. Rex Allen Fox, 40,...

Corbin woman charged with child abuse

A Corbin woman was arrested on a child abuse charge Tuesday night after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly discovered a child living in the home they say was strewn with trash. Candace Siler, 38, was charged with one count of third-degree criminal abuse, – child 12 or...