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Corbin man charged with DUI after nearly hitting police car

A Corbin man was arrested Thursday night after police say a head-on collision between his motorcycle and a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser was narrowly avoided. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested 53-year-old Joseph H....

Local attorney first to apply for Corbin quota retail drink license

Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control has received its first application for one of Corbin’s two allocated quota retail drink licenses. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin man narrowly avoids being hit by falling tree limb on McFadden Drive

Chris Lockhart, the owner of this home on McFadden Drive, was getting in his car recently when he narrowly avoided getting hit by a falling tree limb. A Corbin resident is thankful to be alive after a large tree branch dropped on top of his car seconds after he climbed inside...

Corbin area duo charged with writing stolen checks

Two Corbin area residents have been charged with multiple counts of forgery for allegedly writing stolen checks. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies charged 26-year old Vanessa Marie Lowe and 33-year-old...

Corbin man charged with kidnapping, assault will return to court Tuesday

A Corbin man charged with kidnapping and assault is scheduled to return to court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case will be presented to the grand jury. Twenty-one-year-old Charles Shores III appeared via video in Laurel District Court Wednesday for...

Corbin native, UofC student, to intern for McConnell this fall

For a guy who loves politics, Corbin native Ryan Lawson has secured an ideal job this fall. He will be interning for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in our nation’s capitol. “Politics is my passion. I am always looking for ways I can help the community and better...
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

Emily Sharp crowned Miss NIBROC 2017

A University of Kentucky sophomore and 2016 graduate of South Laurel High School was named Miss NIBROC 2017 Saturday night — the 65th woman to win the honor of wearing the Miss NIBROC crown. Emily Grace Sharp, daughter of Ronda Sharp and the late Dave Sharp, was graceful and...

Corbin man tackling second stage of hiking’s ‘Triple Crown’

A Corbin man is about 400 miles into a 2,695-mile trek to complete the Pacific Crest Trail — his second leg in a plan to complete the “Triple Crown” of American nature trails. Twenty-six-year-old Daniel Johnson made a stop near the town of Packwood in Washington Monday and took...

Corbin man charged with burglarizing family member’s home

A Corbin man was arrested Monday after police say he was caught in the act of taking firearms from a family member’s home in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 43-year-old Paul Jackson, Jr. on one count of first-degree burglary. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...

Three departments battle blaze on Ott Road Tuesday

Firefighters from three area departments spent more than two hours Tuesday battling a structure fire in the Corbin area. West Knox firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 175 Ott Road off of Moore Hill Ave. at 2:25 p.m. Smoke and flames could be seen coming out of the...