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Third time is the charm for arsonist(s) trying to burn down former Knox County church

Firefighters say arsonists may have finally succeeded in what they believe is the third attempt to burn an abandoned church building on Moore Hill in Corbin. West Knox firefighters were called to the intersection of Moore Hill Ave. and Kennedy Ave. at approximately 1 a.m. Monday....

Burglary complaint leads to indecent exposure arrest in Corbin

What started out as an investigation into an attempted burglary complaint on Moore Hill in Corbin Saturday night ended with one of the individuals facing indecent exposure and other charges. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Fred Hudson, 41, of Phoenix City, Alabama on...

Man charged with threatening party-goers with gun

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a London man who allegedly threatened to kill everyone at a party being held in Corbin early Sunday morning. Shaquille Lavarius Williams, 22, is facing eight counts of first-degree wanton endangerment stemming from the incident at a...

Arson suspected in Monday fire on Moore Hill

A fire that destroyed a home on Moore Hill Ave. Monday morning is under investigation. West Knox and Lily responded to the scene near Ott Road in Corbin at approximately 4:45 a.m. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters had been called to the same scene at...

Smoke that filled Moore Hill Road home traced to Corbin City Utilities

West Knox firefighters were called out to a home on Moore Hill Road Tuesday that had filled with smoke only to learn that the source of the smoke was Corbin Utilities. Firefighters were called to 394 Moore Hill Road at approximately 10:20 a.m. Chief Darryl Baker said upon further...

Two cats die in Moore Hill fire

No humans were injured but two cats died in a fire that damaged one unit at Gilbert Street Apartments Saturday afternoon. West Knox firefighters were paged to the scene on Moore Hill just after 3 p.m. “There was smoke coming out of the windows and eves,” said West Knox Fire Chief...