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Local towns plan a variety of Independence Day celebrations

If you like fireworks, then you will have the opportunity to view them over the course of three different nights in local towns. London will kick-off Independence Day celebrations on Saturday, July 1. Corbin and Barbourville will follow on Monday, July 3, and Williamsburg and...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017

Corbin man arrested for murder, burglary in Wednesday double shooting

A Corbin man is now behind bars charged with murder in connection with a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. About 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Kentucky State Police...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Knox Co. Grand Jury indicts Corbin man for manslaughter

A Knox County grand jury has returned a manslaughter indictment against a north Corbin man arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident in February. Forty-six-year-old John Melton is facing charges of second-degree manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident....

Dizney Street home destroyed by fire

Corbin firefighters spent more than four hours Sunday night and into Monday morning battling a blaze that destroyed a house on Dizney Street. Firefighters were called to the scene off of Kentucky Ave. just two blocks from the station at 11:15 p.m. Sunday. “It was fully involved,”...

Update: Double homicide victims each died from multiple gunshot wounds

Kentucky State Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred at a trailer on Fred Nash Lane early Wednesday morning, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. The two bodies were discovered after state police received a call about a possible...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Rollover wreck on Cherry Ave. injures one

A Corbin woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle overturned on Cherry Ave. Wednesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the wreck occurred about 5:45 p.m. when 46-year-old Paula Vaughn’s Oldsmobile Alero...

Corbin hosting Native Americans trekking across America

Corbin has been selected to play host to a group of Native Americans who are walking across the country to call attention to the issues of alcoholism, drug abuse, domestic violence and suicide that have disproportionally affected their community. The Longest Walk began in San...

Overturned truck blocks traffic off of Exit 29

Traffic on east Ky. 770 near Exit 29 has been reduced to one lane after a tractor-trailer truck overturned Monday afternoon. Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Public Affairs Officer Steve Douglas said the truck was exiting southbound Interstate 75 and...

Corbin man charged with sexual abuse

A Corbin man has pleaded not guilty to one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Sixty-three-year-old Dennis Dalton, who was arrested last Friday, was arraigned Monday in Laurel District Court. Dalton is scheduled to return to court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine...

KSP: Body found in Laurel Lake confirmed to be Lily man

Kentucky State Police say the identity of the body found floating in Laurel Lake Monday morning has been confirmed to be a Lily man. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the deceased is 24-year-old James R. Wagers. “All the family has been...