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Knox County man convicted of role in conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine

A Knox County man was convicted Tuesday for his part in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley, Knox and Laurel Counties. Charles W. Warfield, 51, of Artemis was one of 19 people named in federal indictment returned in a superseding indictment returned on March 21....

Keavy man facing rape, sodomy, impersonating a peace officer charges

A Keavy man has been charged with rape, sodomy, unlawful imprisonment and impersonating a peace officer in connection with a Sept. 4 sexual assault incident in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Walter Earl Darling, 46, Monday night. “The suspect has been...

Next phase of I-75 widening to begin Monday in northern Laurel County

Beginning Monday, Interstate 75 in northern Laurel County will become a construction zone. Construction crews will begin work on another phase of the effort to widen the interstate to at least six lanes throughout Kentucky. This phase will cover mile markers 40 to 49 from London...

Shep’s Place in Corbin to host Bevin campaign stop featuring Vice-President Mike Pence

A regional campaign stop for Governor Matt Bevin in the final days of the 2019 governor’s race will include a visit to Corbin. Bevin, who will be accompanied by Vice-President Mike Pence and Congressman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., will stop at Shep’s Place on Main Street Friday afternoon....

St. Joseph London names new President

John C. Yanes, FACHE, CPPS, has been named the new president for Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Berea. Yanes will join CHI Saint Joseph Health in this role leading the two hospitals September 9. “John has a wealth of experience as a health care executive in facilities...

Whitley County getting extra $253k in coal severance funds

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Monday that more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be allocated to 49 counties – including Whitley, Knox, Laurel and Bell counties, which combine for over $900,000 in funding – and 122 municipalities – including Corbin,...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019

Nantz to be arraigned today in federal murder case

One week after a federal grand jury indicted him for the murder of Geri D. Johnson on March 16, Daniel S. Nantz is scheduled to make his initial court appearance. Nantz, 29, of Woodbine, is scheduled to be arraigned at 4 p.m. today in U.S. District Court in London on charges of...

First sentences handed down in federal pharmacy burglaries case

Two of the eight men involved in a conspiracy to burglarize numerous pharmacies throughout the southeast United States, including Sav-Rite Pharmacy and Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy in Corbin, were sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in London. You need to login to view the...

Corbin man injured in rollover crash Wednesday

A Corbin man had to be extricated from his SUV Wednesday afternoon after it slid off of Interstate 75 and overturned in Laurel County. James A. McClane, 55, was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in London for treatment of possible injuries sustained in the single-vehicle crash. Laurel...

Area fireworks shows start Saturday in honor of Fourth of July

If you like fireworks, then you will have the opportunity to view them over the course of three different nights in local towns. London will kick-off Independence Day celebrations on Saturday, June 30. Corbin will follow on Tuesday, July 3, and Williamsburg, Barbourville and...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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