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Corbin Police investigating overnight vandalism at Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning

Corbin Police were called to Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning on North Main Street Tuesday morning after someone apparently broke into a vending machine and a car parked on the lot. Owner Jennifer Wyatt said when she arrived the Coke machine had been overturned and was lying in the...

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....

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...

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...

Corbin woman charged with murder

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 grand jury. Fifty-four-year-old Debra Poore was arraigned Monday on one count of...

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

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 department’s public affairs officer, said Major Rob Jones arrested the 46-year-old John Melton at Corbin Manor Apartments in north Corbin...

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...

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...

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...

Mock disasters test first responders preparedness

The weather was dreary, damp and wet Monday morning. Rain was misting making working conditions wetter and more slippery than they would be in good weather. In other words, the weather for two mock disasters held simultaneously Monday morning in Whitley County was much like the...
Posted On 25 Jan 2017