Local law enforcement warning of rash of property crimes

Area law enforcement is asking residents in the Fifth Street and Barton Mill Road areas of Corbin to be on guard following a series of property crimes. According to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, the most recent incident occurred Wednesday at a residence on Fifth Street. Deputies were called to investigate a break in that [...]

Corbin woman serving 14 days in jail for falsely claiming boyfriend hit, choked her

A Corbin woman was arrested Wednesday morning on charges that she was intoxicated when she falsely claimed her boyfriend had hit and choked her. Twenty-nine-year-old Kacey Honeycutt is facing one count of falsely reporting an incident. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to an apartment on Robert E. Cox Road about 12:30 a.m. in response [...]

Corbin Independent Schools named ‘District of Distinction’

The Corbin Independent Schools District is one of 16 out of 173 school districts across the state that earned the title of “District of Distinction.” The Kentucky Board of Education recognized representatives from each of the district during its meeting last Wednesday in Frankfort. “It means you scored in the top 5 percent of the [...]

Corbin woman charged with murder

Debra Poore is charged with murder in connection with a Feb. 9 stabbing at a Lois Lane residence. A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty in the murder of her boyfriend and is scheduled to Knox District Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case should be presented to the [...]

BREAKING: Corbin Police arrest suspected driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

Police say this Ford Ranger was involved in a deadly collision on U.S. 25E in Corbin early Wednesday morning. Damage to the passenger side headlight and hood is evident. Corbin Police have made an arrest in the case of a fatal hit-and-run incident on U.S. 25E early Wednesday morning. Captain Coy Wilson, the [...]

Senate President Robert Stivers discusses potential legislation that would permit Corbin to annex into Laurel County

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, came to Corbin last week to bring the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce up to speed on what the republicans are attempting to do now that the party controls the governor’s mansion, the state senate and house of representatives. Stivers told the chamber members that statewide and regional issues [...]

Theft becomes robbery when getaway car turned into weapon

What would have been a simple misdemeanor theft charge became first-degree robbery after police say a Corbin man hit and injured an auto parts store employee that attempted to foil his getaway last Thursday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Christopher Millard pleaded not guilty to the charge at his arraignment Tuesday in Whitley District Court. Judge Fred White [...]

Corbin woman indicted on rape, sodomy charges in Laurel County

UPDATE: London Police arrested 38-year-old Tara L. Cousineau, of Corbin on the indictment warrant issued Friday in Laurel Circuit Court. Cousineau was indicted on multiple counts of rape, sodomy and unlawful transaction with two different minors, ages 14 and 15. According to the indictment, Tara L. Cousineau, who was 37 years old at the time, engaged [...]

Mock disasters test first responders preparedness

Whitley County EMS officials discuss how to handle 19 patients with various injuries during a mock airplane disaster Monday morning, which was held at Ballard Ford East. This drill was held simultaneously with a second mock disaster near Corbin. The weather was dreary, damp and wet Monday morning. Rain was misting making working [...]

Three Corbin residents among 10 people arrested on drug, wanton endangerment charges

Three Corbin residents were among 10 people arrested by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon while investigating a lead that had developed in a burglary case. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested, 29-year-old Bo Johnson, 28-year-old Heather Johnson and 21-year-old Dillion Deatherage at a residence on Douglas Blvd. off of Laurel Whitley Road after [...]