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Vandal(s) set small fire inside Corbin Kmart

Corbin Police are searching for the individual(s) who set fire to a clothing rack at Kmart Friday morning. Corbin Police Interim Chief Rusty Hedrick said police suspect someone used a lighter to set fire to the price tags on several pieces of clothing in the infants departmen...

Fire destroys shed, damages home in Corbin Friday

An outbuilding was destroyed and a home on Old High Top Road was damaged by fire Friday afternoon. Oak Grove firefighters were initially paged to the residence off of Dantley Drive about 3:45 in response to a report of a building fire. Woodbine, Corbin and Keavy firefighters were...

West Knox, Lily firefighters battle structure, brush fires in Gray

West Knox and Lily firefighters spent several hours Friday evening battling a combination structure and brush fire in Gray. West Knox firefighters were paged to the scene on Ky. 233 just after 4 p.m. Dispatchers reported that two abandoned buildings were burning. When the first...

Corbin Fire Department battles blaze at CTA

Corbin firefighters spent more than two hours Sunday night battling a blaze in the ventilation system at CTA Acoustics. Firefighters were paged to the scene in the Southeastern Kentucky Business Park off of the Corbin bypass at 8:12 p.m. in response to the fire alarm activated at...

Two cats die in Moore Hill fire

No humans were injured but two cats died in a fire that damaged one unit at Gilbert Street Apartments Saturday afternoon. West Knox firefighters were paged to the scene on Moore Hill just after 3 p.m. “There was smoke coming out of the windows and eves,” said West Knox Fire Chief...

Mays fired as deputy sheriff after DVO entered

A suspended Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy, who had a Domestic Violence Order (DVO) entered against him early Friday evening, is no longer employed by the sheriff’s department. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said that he called Sgt. Kirk Mays into his office...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016

Fire destroys abandoned trailer in Lily; cause undetermined

An abandoned doublewide trailer in Lily was destroyed by fire Monday morning. Lily Fire Chief Paul Collins said Lily and West Knox firefighters were paged to the trailer on Tackett Spur Road off of West Ky. 552 about 4:10 a.m. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

Fire damages machinery at CTA

Production at CTA Acoustics in Corbin was halted late Tuesday morning when a fire broke out in the machinery in the south end of the facility. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 11:50 a.m. Corbin Fire Captain Doug Brock said the fire was inside the blend roller in...

Fire guts interior of Emlyn church

A Go Fund Me page has been set up for a Whitley County church, which was destroyed by fire last week. An electrical short in a window air-conditioning unit is believed to be the cause of a fire that gutted the interior of Little Cane Creek Church of God on July 6, but that...
Posted On 07 Jul 2016

Ex-Corbin Fire Chief Gary Price dies over weekend at 63

Former Corbin Fire Chief Gary Price will be laid to rest today. The 33-year-veteran firefighter, who retired from the department in August 2008, died Saturday at the age of 63. “He loved the fire department,” said Battalion Chief Aric Young, who started at the department in 1997...