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Update: Cumberland woman charged with driving drunk with a child in the vehicle

A Cumberland woman was allegedly driving while intoxicated with a mixed drink in a cup and an eight-year-old child in the front seat, last Tuesday evening, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. On Nov. 7 about 7 p.m., Deputy Jonas Saunders responded to a...
Posted On 10 Nov 2017

Complaint of car stopped at traffic light leads to meth bust

A Corbin woman is facing DUI and drug trafficking charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly discovered her sitting inside her vehicle at an intersection as the traffic light cycled multiple times Saturday morning. Deputies arrested 32-year-old Stephanie R. Hubbs...

Rockholds man facing DUI, reckless homicide charge after fatal Sunday morning crash

A Rockholds man is behind bars facing DUI and homicide related charges after a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning. The wreck happened about 2 a.m. on Flat Creek Road in the Rockholds community. Joshua Lee Woods, 37, was driving a maroon pickup truck when he failed to...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017

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....

Corbin attorney pleads guilty to DUI

A local defense attorney arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in May has pleaded guilty to the charge. Thirty-four-year-old Burley “B.J.” Foley, who had been arrested May 31 following a traffic stop in London, pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Update: Minivan assault case going to grand jury

A Laurel County grand jury will consider the assault case against a Corbin area woman who was allegedly under the influence of drugs when she drove her minivan into the path of a motorcycle last week. Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Laurel District Court, Judge Wend...

Local lawyer arrested for DUI

Corbin attorney B.J. Foley was arrested for DUI early Saturday morning in London. A Corbin defense attorney found himself on the other side of the law early Saturday morning after being arrested for DUI. Burley “B.J.” Foley, 34, is scheduled to be arraigned on June 12 in Laurel...
Posted On 31 May 2017

Drunk man accused of crashing moped with beers dangling from it

A Knox County man spent three days in jail and must pay $718 in fines and court costs after admitting he was intoxicated when he wrecked his moped Friday night. Fifty-six-year-old Roy Bright pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of...

W’burg man allegedly intoxicated when he struck deputy’s police cruiser, one other car

A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving while intoxicated when he sideswiped two cars Friday afternoon, including one Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Suffice it to say, he is facing criminal charges. Fortunately no one was injured. Williamsburg Police Sgt....
Posted On 08 Apr 2017

Thinking about drinking and driving? Consider Adam Childress fate first

If you are going to drink alcohol and get behind the wheel then please consider the following for a moment before you do. In 2001, Lester Cook had been drinking when he got behind the wheel of his 1984 Corvette, sped off and lost control of his car running over a pregnant woman,...
Posted On 27 Mar 2017