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Unemployment rate drops locally, across state

Unemployment rates fell in 107 Kentucky counties between November 2017 and November 2018, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in nine, and stayed the same in four counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019

Laurel County bridge closed to traffic

A wooden bridge carrying traffic over the CSX tracks in southern Laurel County is closed until further notice. The bridge on North Ky. 1223 was closed Friday after it was damaged when a tractor-trailer truck attempted to cross about noon. Officials said the driver was hauling a...

Unemployment rate rises locally, across the state

Unemployment rates rose in 76 Kentucky counties between October 2017 and October 2018, including Whitley, Laurel and McCreary counties, fell in 34, including Knox and Bell counties, and stayed the same in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Keavy man latest arrest in on-going roundup of suspected drug dealers

A Keavy man is the latest in the list of 17 suspected drug traffickers apprehended by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. Deputy Jake Miller arrested George T. Griffey, 35, Saturday night following a traffic stop on West Cumberland Gap Pkwy. in north Corbin. Deputy Gilbert...

Corbin, Keavy residents among 10 arrests made in Laurel County drug raid

Six Corbin residents and an individual from Keavy were among the 10 people arrested Wednesday morning in a sweep of suspected drug dealers. Four teams of law enforcement agents led by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies served the warrants secured as the result of a three month...

Feds indict Corbin man in meth distribution conspiracy case

A Corbin man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Knox and Laurel counties. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Unemployment rate drops locally, across most of state

Unemployment rates fell in 90 Kentucky counties between September 2017 and September 2018 – including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties – rose in 23, and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Sexual abuse sodomy indictment returned in Laurel County

A Keavy man is being held in the Laurel County Correctional Facility on a $100,000 cash bond after police say he sexually abused and sodomized a four-year-old in 2017. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Laurel deputies arrest teen in connection with marijuana oil, gummies

  UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three more people in connection with the case of a teen found in possession of more than 50 pounds of marijuana, including plants, oil and gummies laced with oil. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public...

Unemployment rate drops across region, state

Unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between August 2017 and August 2018, rose in Owen, Monroe and Metcalfe counties, and stayed the same in Nelson and Lyon counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018