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Corbin man indicted after allegedly attempting to ram police cruisers

A Corbin man was indicted in Laurel County in connection with an incident on April 6 in which he allegedly ran from police and attempted to ram multiple police cruisers belonging to the London Police Department. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to...

Lincoln County man flees police through four counties Saturday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies showed Saturday that, even when driving more than 120 mph, you can’t outrun the police radio, arresting a Lincoln County man who had fled from Madison County Sheriff’s deputies. Calain A. Myers, 18, of Crab Orchard, was arrested after Kentucky...

Unemployment rate drops in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between July 2021 and August 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 02 Oct 2021

Whitley County remains near top of state in COVID-19 incidence rate

Whitley County remained near the top of Kentucky’s 120 counties in COVID–19 incidence rate Tuesday at 190.7. Only Rockcastle County, with a rate of 196.8, was higher. Powell County at 187.3, Harlan County at 174.1 and Monroe County at 173 rounded out the top five. Clinton County...

Knox County man pardoned for murder in 2019 arrested in Laurel County

A Knox County man convicted of a 2008 murder and pardoned by Governor Matt Bevin in 2019 was arrested in Laurel County Thursday night for allegedly threatening employees and customers at a business. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies charged Daniel S. Grubb, 36, of Gray, with...

Unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between June 2021 and July 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 04 Sep 2021

In southeastern Ky.’s Covid-19 hotspot, health-care providers try to fight misinformation without confrontation

By Jamie Lucke Kentucky Health News Martin Huff of WYGE Christian Radio in London says he never shied from vaccines before. He gets an annual flu shot and has been vaccinated against shingles. Covid-19 was different. “There was so much propaganda and talk, you didn’t know what to...
Posted On 25 Aug 2021
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Public asked to help suspect in north Corbin burglary

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a burglar that struck a business in southern Laurel County last week. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the individual was one of four involved in the break-in...

Unemployment rates increase in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between May 2021 and June 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021

Whitley County back in COVID-19 red zone

Whitley County is once again in the red on Kentucky’s COVID–19 scale. According to the information released by Kentucky Public Health, the county’s incidence rate stood at 26.4 on Monday, making it one of eight counties in Kentucky to be in the red zone. According to the Kentucky...