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 back, right hand corner of [...]

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. to serve a search warrant. No one was home at [...]

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 said the dark green 2002 Suzuki motorcycle was taken from a residence [...]

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 the crash on U.S. 25 near the south intersection of Fariston Road. “We don’t [...]

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 notified,” Cochran said. The body was found [...]

Guilty plea entered in 2013 fatal stabbing case

More than three years after he confessed to killing 60-year-old Clinton Ray Howard, a Harlan County man has pleaded guilty in the case.

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Three airlifted after Sunday wreck in Lily

Three people were airlifted following a Lily crash Sunday. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a three-vehicle accident late Sunday afternoon in Lily that resulted in three people being flown out by emergency medical helicopters due to serious injuries. The accident happened about 5:23 p.m. on US25 about four miles north of Corbin. [...]

Two airlifted following Tuesday morning wreck in Lily

Two people were airlifted from the scene of a head-on collision involving a truck and a Jeep Wrangler Tuesday morning in Lily. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the driver and passenger in the GMC Sierra pickup, 44-year-old Champion Richmond of London, and 54-year-old James Wells of Somerset, were [...]

Lily man arrested for dragging deputy with car

A Lily man on the run from law enforcement since Jan. 30 when he allegedly drug a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy with his car, was arrested Friday afternoon. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 42-year-old Roger Sizemore after they developed information on Sizemore’s location. Deputies Tommy Houston, Shawn Jackson and Brandon Broughton, along with [...]

Lily, West Knox firefighters battle blaze at machine shop

Lily and West Knox firefighters spent approximately three hours on scene Monday night to ensure a fire at C&C Machine Shop in Lily was extinguished. Firefighters were called to the scene on U.S. 25 about 6:30 p.m. Lily Fire Chief Doug Jones said when firefighters arrived, light smoke was pouring from the eves of the [...]