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Laurel deputies searching for man who robbed Keavy Grocery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to find the man who robbed Keavy Grocery Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, the man entered the store about 10:40 p.m. armed with a handgun. He went behind the counter where a female clerk was on duty and...

Lily man, Corbin woman arrested for strong arm robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Lily man and a Corbin woman Tuesday afternoon in connection with a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Tuesday in southern Laurel County. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 37-year-old Jason Wells and 33-year-old Lorie...

Update: Missing teen’s cause of death still uncertain after autopsy

The cause of death of a missing Laurel County teenager, who was found dead near her boyfriend’s home in the Bee Creek community of Whitley County Friday evening, is still uncertain. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said that the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office...
Posted On 30 Jul 2016

Deputies find drugs on woman arrested for shoplifting

A Corbin woman, initially charged with shoplifting after Walmart loss prevention stopped her as she attempted to leave the store with just over $40 worth of items, was reportedly caught with drugs and cash as she was being escorted to jail. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said...

Unemployment rate drops in Tri-County area

Unemployment rates fell in 91 Kentucky counties between May 2015 and May 2016, including Knox, Whitley and Laurel counties, rose in 24 counties, and remained the same in five counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 29 Jun 2016