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Local unemployment rates lower than last year, but higher than last month

Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in one (Metcalfe County), according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet....
Posted On 04 Apr 2018

One person killed Thursday in wreck involving KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer

One person was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle wreck involving a Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer on northbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County. According to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at KSP Post 11 in London, the...

Keavy woman indicted for manslaughter in connection with fatal wreck

A Keavy woman has been indicted for manslaughter in connection with a fatal crash during which police say she was driving under the influence of intoxicants and with a suspended driver’s license. Kayla Danielle Brock, 29, was indicted Friday on charges of second-degree...

Unemployment rate drops locally, statewide

Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties and rose in one county (Carter County) between January 2017 and January 2018, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet....
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Corbin man indicted on kidnapping, robbery and assault charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday on kidnapping, robbery, assault and terroristic threatening charges stemming from a Dec. 26 incident in which he allegedly jumped into a woman’s car on U.S. 25W and forced her to drive to a location on American Greeting Card Road....

Unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Knox, Laurel counties

Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in two (Estill and Hickman counties) and rose in one county (Bath County) between December 2016 and December 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the...
Posted On 08 Feb 2018

Corbin wife accused of shooting her husband

A Corbin woman accused of shooting her husband Saturday is scheduled to be arraigned in Laurel District Court Monday. Fifty-four-year-old Linda Belew is facing one count of first-degree assault in connection with the incident that took place at the couple’s home on Hanes Baker...

Unemployment rates decline in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates fell in 72 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties, stayed the same in 17 and rose in 31 counties between November 2016 and November 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Corbin man facing charges in Mississippi

A Corbin man wanted for a parole violation in Mississippi will be extradited to answer the charge following his arrest Monday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 42-year-old Joe B. Abrams about 10:30 a.m. off of Ky. 770 in north Corbin. “We had received a complaint...

Unemployment rates fall in Whitley, Knox, Laurel counties

Unemployment rates fell in 88 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Laurel and Knox, remained the same in ten and rose in 22 counties between October 2016 and October 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017