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Gray woman killed after being hit by truck Saturday near London

A Gray woman was killed early Saturday morning after being hit by a pickup truck just south of London. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the victim as Laurel Frederick, 56. Deputies were called to the scene at the...

Arson investigator called following Sunday trailer fire in Lily

Kentucky State Police have been called to investigate a suspicious fire in Lily early Sunday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Five area fire departments battle simultaneous structure fires

Firefighters from five area departments were called into action as two structure fires broke out in the West Knox Fire District within an hour last Wednesday. West Knox, Lily and Bailey Switch firefighters were called to Miller Lane, off of Sam Parker Road in Gray at...

Lily Fire Department receives grant to pay for new hoses, nozzles

Lily firefighters have all new hoses and nozzles, and will have better control of their water flow thanks to a $15,000 grant. Chief Doug Jones said the department received a $15,000 grant from the Thompson Foundation in Knoxville, Tennessee to purchase 49 sections of hose and...

KSP investigating fatal fire in Lily

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal fire in Lily Sunday night. Lily and West Knox firefighters were called to the scene on Sugar Lane off of East Ky. 552 at approximately 7:25 p.m. Lily Fire Chief Dougie Jones said light smoke was scene coming from brick home when...

Corbin woman injured in Thursday crash

A Corbin woman was injured Thursday afternoon when her car overturned multiple times on U.S. 25 south of Lily. Anita Peters, 74, was taken to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment of the injuries she sustained. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

Truck crashes through bridge, falls onto railroad tracks

A truck driver was seriously injured Wednesday morning after his truck went off of the wood bridge over the railroad tracks on Ky. 1223 and fell onto the tracks. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies and emergency personnel were called to the scene at approximately 1:20 a.m. Deputy...

Five departments called to battle Thursday house fire in north Corbin

Firefighters from five departments were called out Thursday to battle a house fire in north Corbin. West Knox and Lily firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 10180 South U.S. 25 at approximately 10:20 a.m. When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were pouring...

One person airlifted following garage fire in Lily

One person was airlifted because of injuries sustained in a fire at a in Lily Thursday. Lily, West Knox and Campground firefighters were called to the scene on Slate Ridge Road near the intersection of Slate Ridge Church Road to a report of a structure fire. Lily Firefighter Ed...

Gray business destroyed by fire Monday

A Gray area business was destroyed by fire Monday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
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