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Corbin man charged with rape, possession of child pornography

A 24-year-old Corbin man is facing rape, sodomy and child pornography charges after he admitted to police that he had sex with a 15-year-old girl on multiple occasions, and videotaped it. Corbin Police arrested Amos Sparkman early Sunday morning following an investigation into a...

The best basketball ever played was at Edwards Gym

The best basketball games I have ever seen were played in the old Edwards Gym in Corbin. When I was ten years old me and my friends would stand at the rear of the gym and wait until somebody would open the downstairs restroom door and we would sneek in to watch the Redhounds play...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019

Visitation for Corbin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor is Friday with funeral Saturday

Almost 78 years later, the Corbin sailor killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor is back home. The remains of U.S. Navy Motor Machinist Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely arrived in Corbin Thursday night after landing at Bluegrass Airport in Lexington. A procession of local and state...

Two people face child abuse charge after small child found wandering outside alone

Two people are facing child abuse charges in Laurel County after a small child in their custody was reportedly found wandering alone outside at a north Corbin apartment complex Tuesday afternoon. Tabitha M. Thompson, 39, of Corbin, and Tristan D. Woods, 22, of London, were each...

Baptist Health Corbin’s Paint the Town Pink kicks off Tuesday

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Baptist Health Corbin will began its annual effort to Paint the Town Pink Tuesday night with a kickoff event at NIBROC Park. The event, which is open to the public, will begin at 5:30 p.m. when Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus signs a...

Laurel Co. deputies asking for public’s help to ID burglary suspect

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the man captured on video taking cash from behind the counter at a local convenience store. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the incident occurred overnight Sunday...

Corbin’s Octoberfest expanding to two days Oct. 13-14

Corbin’s upcoming Octoberfest celebration being expanded to two days, the possibility of adding a community yard sale on the same day as the Moonbow Eggfest and the Cumberland Valley Cruise-In next year, and events happening at The Arena were three of the things department heads...
Posted On 18 Sep 2019

Filthy, bug-infested home leads to child abuse charges against Corbin woman

A Corbin mother is facing charges of criminal child abuse after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies and social services workers found her children living in a filthy, bug-infested home. Deputies arrested Casey Laws, 33, Monday afternoon on two counts of third-degree criminal abuse...

Joshua Davenport convicted of 2018 murder of his wife, Stephanie

A Corbin man was found guilty Thursday of murdering his wife in 2018. Following two full days of testimony, the jury comprised of eight men and four women took one hour and 17 minutes to convict Joshua Davenport, 40, of murder and tampering with physical evidence in the fatal...

Corbin man charged with raping girl

A Corbin man was arrested Monday morning for allegedly raping a female juvenile at a residence near Cumberland Falls Road. Kentucky State Police arrested Tyler D. Ellis, 20, on one count of first-degree rape. The investigation began Monday morning after the female arrived at the...