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Gray woman one of two people arrested on drug charges in north Corbin Sunday morning

A Gray woman is one of two people facing drug-related charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located suspected methamphetamine, digital scales, unused plastic bags, syringes, and U.S. currency following a traffic stop in north Corbin early Sunday morning. Marta L. Bush,...

Gray woman killed after being hit by truck Saturday near London

A Gray woman was killed early Saturday morning after being hit by a pickup truck just south of London. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the victim as Laurel Frederick, 56. Deputies were called to the scene at the...

Gray man one of five people arrested on drug trafficking warrants

A Gray man was one of five people Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested last Wednesday on indictment and arrest warrants stemming from an investigation into drug trafficking. James E. “Snowman” Martin, 74, was arrested on an indictment warrant charging him with first-degree...

Michigan man sentenced to 35 years for 2019 murder at Gray convenience store

Murderer Phillip Lewis was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for the January 2019 murder of Gary Medlin. Lewis entered the A&B Quick Stop in Gray in the early hours of Jan. 16, 2019, where he used a firearm in an attempted robbery. 25-year-old Gary Medlin attempted to...

West Knox Fire Department raffling AR-15 rifle

The West Knox Fire Department is selling chances to win an AR–15 rifle. The winning ticket will be drawn on April 7 during the car show in Barbourville. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said tickets are $5 each and may be purchased from any West Knox firefighter or at Oldwa...

Search warrant leads to two arrests on drug charges in Gray; search for third suspect continues

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people Friday in connection with more than three ounces of crystal methamphetamine located at a Gray residence, while a third suspect remains at large. Deputies arrested Laura Hammons, 28, of Gray, and Jade C. Carroll, 21, of Corbin....

Police: Gray man under the influence when he hit railroad crossing pole, fled scene

Kentucky State Police say a Gray man was under the influence of drugs when he drove his father’s vehicle into a railroad crossing pole and a short distance along the tracks Friday night (Feb. 21) in Knox County after which, he fled the scene. Samuel Aaron Owens, 45, was arrested...

Corbin PD finds, heroin, pills, gun during Sunday traffic stop

A Gray man was arrested Sunday following a traffic stop during which Corbin Police reported finding heroin, more than 90 Oxycodone pills, more than $6,000 in cash and a loaded handgun. Justin M. Helton, 31, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance,...

Gray woman charged with assaulting deputy, endangering children

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gray woman early Thursday morning on charges of assaulting a police officer and endangering her minor children. Lori Havelka, 39, allegedly kicked and grabbed Deputy Mikey Ashurst at a residence on Arkle Road, off of south Ky. 233....

Police: Corbin man was intoxicated when caught speeding, parking in handicapped zone

A Corbin man is facing numerous traffic related charges that began when a Kentucky State Police trooper clocked him driving at 77 mph in a 55 mph zone and ended when the trooper determined he was driving under the influence when he parked in a handicapped zone. Rex Allen Fox, 40,...