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Lily man charged with sexual abuse

A Lily man is being held without bond in the Laurel County Correctional Facility following his arrest Monday on charges of first-degree sexual abuse. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 18-year-old Brett E. Hand Monday afternoon. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

West Knox, Lily firefighters battle Tuesday blaze in Gray

West Knox and Lily firefighters were called to north Ky. 233 Tuesday to battle a house fire. “It was fully involved when we got there,” said West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker of the home at 203 North Ky. 233. Firefighters were paged to a structure fire about 11:35 a.m. Flames...

Lily homeowner finds intruder eating ice cream

A Lily homeowner called police Friday night after he discovered a man sitting in his home and eating his ice cream. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Joshua Hampton after finding him in the residence on East Ky. 552. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

Lily teen charged with auto theft

A Lily teen was arrested Friday after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found him in possession of a stolen Jeep SUV. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies had gone to a residence on Robinson Creek Road about 1:30 p.m. Friday after...

Lily man charged with assaulting deputy

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fight complaint in Lily Friday afternoon only to have one of the suspects begin fighting with them. Sixty-year-old Glenn D. Hinkle was arrested about 12:40 p.m. at a residence on Clark Lane off of Robinson Creek Road. Deputy Gilbert...

Three departments battle blaze on Ott Road Tuesday

Firefighters from three area departments spent more than two hours Tuesday battling a structure fire in the Corbin area. West Knox firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 175 Ott Road off of Moore Hill Ave. at 2:25 p.m. Smoke and flames could be seen coming out of the...

No arrests made, yet, but deputies find drugs, cash at Lily residence

No one has been arrested, yet, but Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies seized assorted drugs and currency from a Lily residence. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies went to the residence on Walnut Road off of Echo Valley Road about 9 a.m....

Stolen motorcycle recovered in Georgia

A motorcycle that was stolen from a Lily residence last Thursday morning has been recovered in Georgia and two people have been arrested. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, Public Affairs Officer at the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, said the motorcycle was recovered last Friday. Acciardo...

Laurel Co. deputies investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Lily

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are working to determine the circumstances behind a fatal motorcycle wreck in Lily Tuesday night. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 50-year-old Kenneth Edward Mays of London was pronounced dead at the scene of...

KSP: Body found in Laurel Lake confirmed to be Lily man

Kentucky State Police say the identity of the body found floating in Laurel Lake Monday morning has been confirmed to be a Lily man. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the deceased is 24-year-old James R. Wagers. “All the family has been...