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Knox Co. law enforcement searching for escaped inmate

Knox County Detention Center inmate Shane Browning escaped while participating in the Knox County Work Release Program this morning. Browning was last seen at approximately 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of North 11 and Highway 25E in the Heidrick area. He was wearing a gray...

Former local car lot owner gets three years for fraud

Gregory Wilcheck A Knox County businessman, who pleaded guilty to defrauding two local banks of $1.4 million through a scheme to float checks that were later returned because of insufficient funds, will serve three years in federal prison and must repay the money....

Unemployment rate drops in Tri-County area

Unemployment rates fell in 91 Kentucky counties between May 2015 and May 2016, including Knox, Whitley and Laurel counties, rose in 24 counties, and remained the same in five counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 29 Jun 2016

Joint effort nets 6 arrests in burglary

A joint effort by Corbin Police, Williamsburg Police, Knox County Sheriff’s Department and Constable Ron Bowling has resulted in the arrest of six people in connection with a home burglary in Corbin Sunday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...