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Corbin residents charged in conspiracy to traffic meth

Three Corbin residents have been charged with conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 19-year-old Tela Annett Smith, 18-year-old Trae Smith and...

Keavy duo facing drug trafficking, possession charges

A Keavy couple was arrested Tuesday night on drug trafficking charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found methamphetamine, Suboxone, marijuana, scales and cash inside their vehicle. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested...

Keavy woman indicted for setting husband on fire with gasoline

A Keavy woman was indicted Friday on an assault charge stemming from an incident during which she allegedly set fire to her husband. A Laurel County grand jury indicted Vera Rosanne Wooton, aka Vera Rosanne Ingram, on one count of first-degree assault. Wooton was arrested hours...

Five arrests made following investigation into theft from job site

Five people were arrested Wednesday morning following an investigation into the theft of items from a job site in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene on Level Green Road after it was discovered that two air conditioners along with two large rolls of...

Corbin man charged with burglarizing family member’s home

A Corbin man was arrested Monday after police say he was caught in the act of taking firearms from a family member’s home in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 43-year-old Paul Jackson, Jr. on one count of first-degree burglary. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...

Keavy, West Knox firefighters battle Monday morning trailer fire

Keavy and West Knox firefighters spent more than two hours Monday morning battling a doublewide trailer fire off of Level Green Road. Keavy Fire Chief Richard Bales said firefighters were paged to the scene on Fields Lane about 4 a.m. “The fire was at one end of it,” Bales said...

Keavy man accused of driving while under the influence for fourth time

A Keavy man is facing a felony DUI charge as he was arrested on his fourth DUI following a crash last Thursday night on U.S. 25 in Lily. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say 57-year-old Franklin Early admitted that he had taken Percocet earlier in the day and had Percocet in his...

One person killed in Tuesday morning crash in Keavy

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday morning in Keavy. Forty-six-year-old William J. Hubbard of Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle crash on Level Green Road. Firefighters and emergency personnel were called...

Two airlifted from scene of head-on collision in Keavy

Two people were airlifted Tuesday afternoon from the scene of a head-on collision on Ky. 312 in Keavy and seven others were injured. The wreck involving a Ford Mustang and Toyota SUV occurred about 2:30 p.m. just east of Roscoe’s Market. Robert Kelley, who witnessed the wreck,...

‘Electronics’ may have sparked fire at Keavy home

Firefighters say an electronic device may have sparked a fire that gutted a Keavy residence Friday afternoon. Keavy firefighters were called to the home of Lynn Collett at 1712 Laurel Lake Road about 4:15 p.m. Keavy Fire Chief Richard Bales said when firefighters arrived, flames...
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