Gray collision injures Corbin teen

A Corbin man suffered minor injuries Monday when his 2013 Ford Fiesta was struck in the side by a 1998 Volvo S70 that skidded through the intersection of US 25 E and Highway 223. A two-vehicle collision resulted in minor injuries Monday, June 5. Auburn Payne, 19, of Adamsville Tenn., was traveling south [...]

Gray man sentenced to 12.5-year prison term for child porn

More than four years after he was initially charged, a Gray man was formally sentenced Tuesday to 12.5 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography.

Forty-nine-year-old Jerry Luke appeared in U.S. District Court in London Tuesday for the sentencing hearing in his case that began May 21, 2013 in Knox County Court.

Luke had pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography in January. In exchange, the agreement called for Luke to be sentenced to 150 months in prison.

In federal court, defendants are advised of the sentencing guidelines in the case, but advised the judge has the power to deviate from the guidelines in either direction.

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High winds help spread Gray house fire

High winds Thursday night spread a house fire to a neighbor’s home and two nearby vehicles in Gray. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene on Aster Lane off of Hazel Fork Road about 11:08 p.m. Firefighters were on scene within six minutes. “The first house was fully involved,” [...]

Fire destroys family’s home in Gray Friday

Area firefighters were told when they arrived at the scene of a house fire on Indian Creek Road Thursday morning that they might be facing their worst case scenario – someone trapped inside. Firefighters were called to the scene at 150 Indian Creek Road off of Ky. 6 in the Gray community about 10: a.m. [...]

Gray man that led police on motorcycle chase receives diverted jail sentence

A Gray man arrested in April after he attempted to outrun police after they clocked him riding his motorcycle in speeds excess of 125 mph on U.S. 25E can avoid five years in prison if he stays out of legal trouble for the next five years. Jason McGuire was sentenced to five years in prison, [...]

Gray duo charged in Christmas Eve shoplifting incident

Stores are known to mark down merchandise as the Christmas holiday approaches, but Walmart in Corbin took exception to a Gray duo who allegedly attempted to get a 100-percent discount on a camouflage jacket, thermal underwear and other items Saturday afternoon. According to Sheriff John Root, Walmart loss prevention had detained 52-year-old Elmer Burnette and [...]

Gray man pleads guilty to illegal burning

A Gray man charged with illegal burning after state police reported finding him burning trash in a barrel just feet from the treeline Sunday afternoon pleaded guilty to the charges Monday in Knox District Court.

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Gray man indicted for assault

A Gray man was indicted Friday on assault and wanton endangerment charges stemming from a wreck on May 20 during which he was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs when his vehicle struck another. According to West Knox firefighters the wreck occurred just after 11 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 25E and Lynn [...]

Knox deputies find Gray woman passed out in car with daughter inside

A Gray woman is facing one count of endangering the welfare of a minor after Knox County Sheriff’s deputies found her asleep in her car with her 10-year-old daughter in the back seat. According to Sheriff Mike Smith, Deputy Mikey Ashurst arrested 46-year-old Donna Huff outside a residence on Norwood Drive. Smith said Ashurst began [...]

Lisa Oliver Gray, Blind Ricky slated to play NIBROC 2016

Nashville recording artist Lisa Oliver Gray will be making her first appearance at Corbin's NIBROC Festival this year. In-demand, veteran Nashville vocalist Lisa Oliver Gray has signed on to play this year’s NIBROC Festival along with Country/Bluegrass six-piece Blind Ricky, who will be taking the main stage for the third time. Gray, who [...]