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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...

Man tells police Flakka was ‘eating him up’

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man that crossed the Cumberland Gap Pkwy. while attempting to elude capture Tuesday morning said he was under the influence of “FLAKKA.” Thirty-two-year-old Jason David Blevins was arrested after running from the Pilot truck stop to...

Golden Alert ‘D’ issued for Keavy teen

Laurel County Sheriff John Root has issued a “Golden Alert D” for a 15-year-old Keavy girl. Deputy Josh Scott is leading the investigation into the disappearance of Cherrah Witt, who has been missing from her home on Paris Karr Road, off of Rooks Branch Road, since approximately...

Two airlifted from scene after motorcycle rear ends bucket truck

Two people were airlifted from the scene after a motorcycle rear-ended a bucket truck in Keavy Sunday morning. Officials were called to the scene on Ky. 312 near the Bait Bucket store where the rider, identified as 45-year-old Adam Gregory, and the passenger, identified as...

Truck loaded with processed chicken overturns in Keavy

Ky. 312 in Keavy was shut down for several hours Tuesday afternoon when a tractor-trailer loaded with processed chicken dropped off the roadway and overturned. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Steve Douglas, public affairs officer at Region...

Keavy man charged with burglarizing Corbin area residence

A Keavy man has been arrested for allegedly burglarizing a Corbin area residence. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, 19-year-old Tyler Forbes is accused of breaking into a residence on Douglas Blvd., located off Laurel Whitley Road in southern Laurel County. Once...

Keavy duo charged with child abuse

A Keavy duo is facing child abuse charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies called to do a welfare check on a five-year-old child reported finding a large glass jar full of marijuana within easy reach of the child. Deputies arrested the child’s mother, identified as 24-year...