Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Corbin man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of wife

A Corbin man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter, assault and DUI charges in connection with a fatal crash in 2018 in exchange for a recommended 13-year prison sentence. Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, appeared in Laurel Circuit Court Monday for what was scheduled to be the final...

Five indicted in connection with search warrant served at American Patriots in March

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment returned Friday in Laurel County Circuit Court in connection with a search warrant served against the former American Patriots club in Lily in March. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle...

Two Corbin residents, Keavy man named in organized crime indictment

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment alleging that they engaged in organized crime and trafficked in alcoholic beverages in a dry territory over a two-year period. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle Sumner, 30, both of...

W’burg man facing felony shoplifting charge

A Williamsburg man is facing a felony shoplifting charge for allegedly attempting to take more than $500 worth of merchandise from the London Walmart Wednesday night. Jordan J. Ball, 32, is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but less than...

Georgia man leads police on high-speed chase through Corbin

Law enforcement officers from three local departments became involved in a vehicle pursuit Friday night that began in London and ended near Woodbine with the arrest of a Georgia man. The incident began at approximately 8 p.m. when London Police initiated a traffic stop on a...

Corbin man indicted on rape, sodomy charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday in Laurel County for allegedly raping and sodomzing a 15-year-old. Brian Allen Johnston, Jr., 31, is facing charges of third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy. Johnston was arrested March 20 at his home on College Street following an...

KSP, Baptist Health Corbin participating in DEA National Drug Take-Back Day

Kentucky State Police and Baptist Health Corbin are among the organizations participating in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s 17th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. state police will have disposal boxes set up in...