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Corbin files lawsuit to stop London from annexing property in north Corbin

The London City Council’s voted Thursday to annex property in north Corbin. On Monday, the City of Corbin filed a lawsuit in order to stop the annexation from moving forward. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in Laurel Circuit Court, Corbin is arguing that the tract that...

Corbin to receive $15 million grant to fund planned improvements to Cumberland Falls Hwy.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, announced that the City of Corbin has been awarded $15.05 million in grant money to fund the planned improvements of Cumberland Falls Hwy. between the Corbin bypass and Fifth Street. The money was awarded from the U.S. Department...

Northbound I-75 to be reduced to one lane Wednesday near state line

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced that the right lane of Interstate 75 will be closed in southern Whitley County on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Officials said the closure is necessary as crews will be conducting surveying operations on a portion of the entrance ramp to...

UPDATE: Wreck blocking northbound I-75 expected to be cleared by 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Corbin firefighters say the wreck that has northbound Interstate 75 shut down at the 28-mile marker should be cleared within the next hour. Captain James Smith said at 4 p.m. that the four passenger vehicles involved in the wreck have been removed from the scene. The...

Laurel County deputies respond to disabled vehicle on I-75, find marijuana, pipes, cash

Running out of gas on southbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County late Thursday night was just the beginning of the trouble for two Ohio men who were later arrested for trafficking marijuana. Officials at the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department said deputies arrested Johnathan...

Ohio woman arrested following high-speed chase on I-75

Kentucky State Police arrested an Ohio woman Tuesday morning following a high-speed chase on Interstate 75 that began when she allegedly passed a patrol car traveling south at 110 mph in a vehicle that they later learned had been reported stolen out of Georgia. Anna R. Rice, 31,...

Southbound I-75 to be reduced one lane between London and Corbin

A portion of southbound Interstate 75 between London and Corbin will be closed beginning early Wednesday morning. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the right lane between mile points 29 and 34 would be closed from 6:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. in order to...

Mattress sparks tractor-trailer fire that shut down southbound I-75 Thursday

West Knox firefighters say the fire that damaged a tractor-trailer truck Thursday morning, shutting down southbound Interstate-75 near Corbin, was caused by a mattress. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said the truck loaded with mustard and vinegar caught fire at approximately 4...

Tennessee Department of Transportation warns of traffic delays caused by road construction

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is advising motorists traveling on Interstate 75 in Campbell County to be aware of ongoing construction projects. On I-75 north near mile point 151.7, work will continue between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sundays through Thursda...

Next phase of I-75 widening to begin Monday in northern Laurel County

Beginning Monday, Interstate 75 in northern Laurel County will become a construction zone. Construction crews will begin work on another phase of the effort to widen the interstate to at least six lanes throughout Kentucky. This phase will cover mile markers 40 to 49 from London...
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