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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

Laurel County woman charged with shoplifting at store she had barred from entering

A Laurel County woman charged with shoplifting Sunday at the Corbin Walmart, was also charged with trespassing after police learned she has previously been ordered not to be on the store premises. Forty-six-year-old Tammy Sue Andrews was arrested Sunday night after she allegedly...

Corbin man indicted for firing gun during neighborhood altercation

A Corbin man charged with firing multiple shots during a neighborhood altercation in September has been indicted on charges of wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence and criminal mischief in Laurel County. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Local Marine Corps League seeking volunteers, donations for Toys for Tots Campaign

The J.C. Paul Detachment of the Marine Corps League has taken on one of the Corps’ biggest missions, organizing and executing the local “Toys for Tots” Campaign. Greg Sims, Commandant of the detachment, said the organization has teamed up with 25 local businesses and...

Complaint of car stopped at traffic light leads to meth bust

A Corbin woman is facing DUI and drug trafficking charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly discovered her sitting inside her vehicle at an intersection as the traffic light cycled multiple times Saturday morning. Deputies arrested 32-year-old Stephanie R. Hubbs...