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Corbin man charged with child abuse

A Corbin man has been charged with child abuse after two young girls in his care were found walking along U.S. 25 after midnight Saturday. Tracy Smith, 41, was charged with third-degree criminal abuse and public intoxication – controlled substance. A passerby called 911 at...

UPDATE: Infant child of Saturday shooting victim has died

UPDATE: The Fayette County Coroner reported Tuesday night that the infant daughter who was successfully delivered after her mother was shot Saturday has died. The child, listed as Amelia Johnson in the the coroner’s report, according to WYMT, died just before 7 p.m. The...

UPDATE: Man killed by falling tree branch was Williamsburg resident

UPDATE: The man killed Friday afternoon after being struck in the head by a tree branch has been identified. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said the victim was Gregory Siler, 45, of Williamsburg. Siler was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin. Croley said while no autopsy...

Burglary complaint leads to indecent exposure arrest in Corbin

What started out as an investigation into an attempted burglary complaint on Moore Hill in Corbin Saturday night ended with one of the individuals facing indecent exposure and other charges. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Fred Hudson, 41, of Phoenix City, Alabama on...

Man charged with threatening party-goers with gun

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a London man who allegedly threatened to kill everyone at a party being held in Corbin early Sunday morning. Shaquille Lavarius Williams, 22, is facing eight counts of first-degree wanton endangerment stemming from the incident at a...

The GaRAGE Karaoke and arcade coming to Corbin

If you are looking for a family-friendly entertainment option, downtown Corbin will soon have it with The GaRAGE Karaoke and Arcade. Jamie Brown and her boyfriend, Chase Gabbard, are working to renovate the former A-1 Car Care building at the corner of North Main and Gordon...

Looking for a good way to attract tourists, how about investing in a permanent stage

Don Estep is Publisher Emeritus of The News Journal. A Railroad Museum at the Depot would be part of an attraction that could attract visitors to downtown Corbin. However, spending upwards of $500,000 is a lot of money to gamble on it happening in a railroad museum. You need to...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019

Official says project in the works to fix sewage-spewing manholes on Master Street

If the Corbin Utility Commission has its way, the bubbling manholes, overflowing water, and other matter, pouring from the sewer along Master Street following heavy rains will be a thing of the past by the end of the year. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Maybe vaccination law is needed?

Gotta brag just a little this week. For the third straight year, the News Journal was named best newspaper, among large weekly publications in Kentucky, at the Kentucky Press Association annual convention last month. This is a big deal to those in our profession. Our category is...

Search for missing Tennessee girl focuses on Whitley County, Corbin

Tennessee officials are focusing on Whitley County and Corbin in their search for a missing teen after her cell phone’s GPS indicated it was in the area. According to WVLT News in Knoxville, Savannah Leigh Pruitt, 14, has been missing from her Madisonville home since Jan. 13....
Posted On 30 Jan 2019