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Corbin man who ran from police in stolen truck admits he smoked meth

A Corbin man was arrested Saturday after police say he was under the influence of methamphetamine when he led police on a vehicle pursuit in a stolen pickup truck. Brian K. Surgener, 38, is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking – auto – of the value of $500 or more but less...

Crews to use sonar to check flooded areas for missing Knox Co. man

The search for a missing Knox County man will continue Monday night. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said emergency personnel plan to use sonar to check the flooded areas near the intersection of Ky. 779 and Ky. 11 in eastern Whitley County as they...

State police searching for missing Woodbine man

Kentucky State Police are searching for a missing Woodbine man who failed to show up for work Thursday night after leaving his home. Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan, identified the missing man as Ronnie Bryant, 74. Bryant left his residence on...

Corbin woman indicted on kidnapping charge in Knox County

A Corbin woman was indicted Friday in Knox County in connection with the disappearance of a Barbourville teen who was later found hiding in her basement. Darlene Fay Elliott, 58, is facing one count of kidnapping stemming from the Nov. 23 incident. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies...

Buck Creek Road south of Williamsburg closed because of tanker spill

Buck Creek Road in southern Whitley County is closed to through traffic after a tractor-trailer truck overturned Monday morning. Officials with the Kentucky State Police Commercial Enforcement Division said the tanker truck hauling flammable material has overturned and is hanging...

Federal grand jury returns child pornography indictment against Corbin man

A Corbin man indicted previously indicted in Whitley County on rape and child pornography charges involving a 15-year-old girl, has been indicted in federal court in connection with the child pornography. A federal grand jury returned the indictment Thursday against Amos...

State police asking for public’s help to identify theft suspect

Kentucky State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card at the Corbin Walmart on Jan. 3. Trooper Scottie Pennington, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, stated the woman reportedly used the card to purchase an...

W’burg man gets probated sentence for fleeing police

A Williamsburg man, who led police on a high-speed chase late last month from Jellico into southern Whitley County, will avoid any additional jail time thanks to a plea agreement Monday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...
Posted On 08 Jan 2020

Local law enforcement bands together to end high-speed chase, capture driver

A Rockcastle County man is facing numerous charges, including DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, after leading police on a high–speed chase that began in Woodbine and ended on Interstate 75 near the Laurel County line Wednesday night. Vincent...

Criminal justice students, area law enforcement join forces in ‘Operation Joy’

Twenty area law enforcement officers and 80 high school students studying to go into the law enforcement profession teamed up Tuesday to help 68 area families have a merrier Christmas. The fifth annual Operation Joy, organized by the criminal justice students at the Corbin Area...