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Firefighters’ efforts against house fire hindered by drug paraphernalia

Firefighters’ efforts to extinguish a house fire in north Corbin Monday morning was made more difficult by the debris strewn about inside. West Knox and Lily Fire Department’s were called to the scene on Goodin Lane off of U.S. 25W near Kentucky Fried Chicken about 6:30 a.m. “We...

UPDATE: preliminary autopsy yields no answers to what killed six-month-old, deputies say

UPDATE: A preliminary results of an autopsy performed Thursday in Frankfort failed to answer the question of what killed a six-month-old boy in Lily Wednesday. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said state medical...

Lily man is witness to history of Trump inauguration

Though reports on the attendance at President Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony last Friday vary, a Lily man and his friend were among the crowd, standing on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol for the event. “It was a once in a lifetime experience,” said Chris McQueen, who...

Deputies investigating kidnapping/rape in Laurel County

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a kidnapping and rape that started early Thursday morning in Corbin and ended when the victim was found in southern Laurel County. According to Sheriff John Root, the incident began about 12:30 a.m. when the victim, who was...

Lily man facing assault charge in connection with car wreck

A Lily man has been charged with first-degree assault after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he was driving under the influence when he crashed his car, resulting in serious injuries to the passenger Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested...

Two indicted for murder in 2015 Lily double homicide

A Laurel County Grand Jury indicted two people for murder Friday in connection with a 2015 double homicide in Lily. The grand jury charged both Bradley Justin Lawson, 34, of Corbin, and Christian Roberts, 24, of London, with two counts of murder, tampering with physical evidence,...

Corbin man escapes injury in crash, arrested for DUI

After a Corbin man told emergency personnel he didn’t need to go to the hospital following a single-vehicle crash on in Lily early Sunday morning, deputies took him for a ride to jail for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Fifty-one-year-old Stephen McNew was...

Corbin man injured in two-vehicle wreck in Lily

A Corbin man was taken to St. Joseph London Hospital Tuesday morning after a car and truck collided on U.S. 25 in Lily. According to Sheriff John Root, the crash occurred about 8:20 a.m. when 58-year-old Gary Long of Corbin attempted to turn left from U.S. 25. Long’s GMC Sonoma...

Sheriff: Evarts man’s DUI arrest in Laurel County makes his third

An Evarts man is facing his third DUI charge after a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy found him passed out in his vehicle in a parking lot in Lily Friday night. According to Sheriff John Root, Deputy Shawn Jackson arrested 32-year-old John Delph about 11:50 p.m. at a location off...

Fire destroys abandoned trailer in Lily; cause undetermined

An abandoned doublewide trailer in Lily was destroyed by fire Monday morning. Lily Fire Chief Paul Collins said Lily and West Knox firefighters were paged to the trailer on Tackett Spur Road off of West Ky. 552 about 4:10 a.m. You need to login to view the rest of the content....