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Lily man charged with trafficking meth in north Corbin

A Lily man was charged with trafficking methamphetamine following a traffic stop at a north Corbin business early Monday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joshua R. Walters, 32, after finding him in possession of a suspected methamphetamine, small baggies and...

Texas man charged with DUI after police observe him passed out at traffic light

A Texas motorist observed passed out at a traffic light early Monday morning was arrested after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located him on American Greeting Road in north Corbin. John D. Deboy, 49, of Dallas, Texas, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the...

Accused shoplifter attempts to run from deputies

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man, who attempted to flee from deputies investigating suspected shoplifting at the Corbin Walmart Thursday, was under the influence. Brien K. Vann, 29, was charged with theft by unlawful taking of the value under $500, public...

Fight complaint leads to arrest of Corbin couple

What began as a fight complaint at a north Corbin business Sunday morning, ended with a vehicle pursuit and the arrest of a Corbin couple. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lisa Baker, 38, on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first-degree wanton...

Laurel County Sheriff’s detective names third suspect in December 20 murder

Laurel County Sheriff’s detectives have identified a third suspect in a murder case involving a Keavy man. Deputies are searching for Freddy Wayne Scalf, Jr., 28, of East Bernstadt in connection with the murder of Jeremy Caldwell, 32, on December 20. Deputies had previously...

Lily tobacco store robbed Saturday morning

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the individual that robbed a Lily tobacco store at gunpoint Saturday morning. According to deputies, the masked individual came into T-Mart Tobacco on U.S.25, near the intersection with Ky. 552, at...

Update: New details emerge about murder suspect’s capture following barricade situation Wednesday

Additional details have emerged about a barricade situation in southern Laurel County Wednesday where one of two suspects wanted in connection with a murder case Sunday afternoon were captured. Robert Brandon Gray, 39, of Keavy, is now lodged in the Laurel County Correctional...
Posted On 23 Dec 2020

Update: Public’s assistance sought to locate missing woman

Update: The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department has reported that Freda Fore was found safe. The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a woman, who was reported missing on Dec. 23 but hasn’t been seen for over two weeks....
Posted On 23 Dec 2020

Breaking News: Southern Laurel County barricade situation ends with capture of wanted murder suspect

(Story By Mark White, Jennifer K. Perkins, and Dean Manning) One of two suspects, who is wanted on a murder charge in connection with the Sunday killing of a man in East Bernstadt, was captured following a barricade situation with police Wednesday afternoon in southern Laurel...
Posted On 23 Dec 2020
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Corbin man charged with fleeing Laurel County deputies Thursday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man was under the influence, driving on a suspended license, and had a woman and her infant in the vehicle, when he led deputies on a high-speed chase south on Ky. 229 Thursday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...