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Speed, alcohol blamed as factors in fatal Rockholds crash

A Rockholds man was less than one mile from his home when he was killed in a fatal crash early Wednesday evening. “Speed and alcohol were definitely a factor,” said Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonas Saunders, who was the investigating officer. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 27 May 2021

‘Suspicious’ fire at old Mountain View Lodge in Corbin extinguished

The dilapidated building that was once Mountain View Lodge in Corbin is still standing following a “suspicious” blaze late Saturday morning. “When we first arrived, there were several spot fires in every room on the first floor on the back part of the building. We sent entry...
Posted On 09 Jan 2021

Home owner, grandson escape Sunday morning blaze

Two people escaped unharmed following an early morning structure fire Sunday in Rockholds. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Firefighters stay busy battling three local blazes Monday

Area fire departments battled three separate house fires in Corbin and Williamsburg Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Update: I-75 open again after being shutdown Tuesday evening due to overturned tractor trailer

A Connecticut tractor trailer driver had to be flown out by air medical helicopter following a crash on I-75 early Tuesday evening that had the interstate partially shutdown for several hours. The accident happened about 6:30 p.m. near the 21-mile marker on the northbound side of...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020

Semi truck hauling SUVs catches fire, three destroyed

Robin Schramm was driving his tractor trailer north on I-75 Friday morning when he smelled smoke, but he knew that it wasn’t coming from his truck, but rather the semi in front of him, which was hauling eight SUV’s. “I think his brakes got hot and caught fire. I kept on smelling...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020

Browning Acres Road crash kills Laurel County man

Funeral services are set for Wednesday, Oct. 9, for a Laurel County man, who died Friday evening following a single vehicle crash on Browning Acres Road (Highway 2989) near Immanuel Baptist Church. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Perry W. Farris, 46, of Keavy, dead...
Posted On 05 Oct 2019

Blaze destroys Bacon Creek Road home

Fire completely destroyed a Bacon Creek Road home Sunday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 26 Jun 2019

KSP, coroner’s office on scene of fatal Rockholds’ blaze

Kentucky State Police, the Whitley County Coroner’s Office and numerous volunteer fire departments are on the scene of a fatal house fire in the Rockholds’ community. The structure fire was first reported about 2:41 p.m. at a 74 Gail Hart Road residence, which is...

Grain silo catches fire Thursday

Firefighters from eight departments worked for more than seven hours to extinguish a fire in a grain silo in Canadatown Thursday night. Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters were called to the scene at 5716 Redbird Road at approximately 5:25 p.m. Woodbine Battalion Chief Rickie...
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