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Laurel County deputies seize more than nine pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies have raised the bar on the amount of methamphetamine seized in a single bust after locating nine-and-a-half pounds in north Corbin Wednesday morning. Deputies arrested Katelynne M. Thomas, 30, of Ithaca, New York, and a 17-year-old juvenile from...

Public asked to help suspect in north Corbin burglary

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a burglar that struck a business in southern Laurel County last week. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the individual was one of four involved in the break-in...

Gray man charged with indecent exposure outside north Corbin motel

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Gray man found naked and intoxicated outside a north Corbin motel had to be tazed after he attempted to flee from and then fight with deputies Sunday night. Harold E. Eaton, 44, was charged with first-degree indecent exposure, alcohol...

Southern Laurel County home burns to ground

Photo Submitted West Knox firefighters responding to a structure fire in north Corbin early Tuesday morning were preparing themselves for the worst when they arrived on the scene to find the home that was reportedly occupied engulfed in flames. Read this story and more for just...

Man arrested for shoplifting under the influence at Corbin Lowes

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a London man was under the influence of drugs when he attempted to shoplift a drill from Lowes in north Corbin Saturday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

Man arrested in north Corbin for threatening people with a tree limb

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a North Carolina man who was cursing at and threatening people with a tree limb in the parking lot of a north Corbin business Wednesday night. Michael W. Richardson, 52, of Ridgecrest, North Carolina, was charged with second-degree...

W’burg duo charged with possession of heroin, being wanted out of Tennessee

Two Williamsburg people suspected of being wanted fugitives from Tennessee were located at a north Corbin motel with heroin in their possession Tuesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeremy Fore, 29, and Vivian Fore, 29, both of Williamsburg, at the motel off of...

Complaint leads to drug trafficking arrest at north Corbin motel

A complaint of suspected drug trafficking activity at a north Corbin motel early Friday morning resulted in the arrested of a Corbin man and the seizure of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana.

Ky. Senate passes bill that would permit Corbin to annex into Laurel County

After multiple attempts, Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, successfully guided legislation that would permit the City of Corbin to annex property in Laurel County through the Senate. Senate Bill 274, which Stivers introduced on Feb. 23, passed the Senate Friday by a...

West Knox firefighters battle tractor-trailer fire Friday morning

West Knox, Keavy and Corbin Fire departments responded to a tractor-trailer truck fire on the Exit 29 off ramp Friday morning. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene at approximately 7 a.m. in response to a report of a truck park along the...