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Area fire departments battle three brush fires in as many days

For the third time in as many days area firefighters have been called to the scene to fight brush fires that have gotten out of control. Woodbine firefighters were called to Old Corbin Road off of Ky. 26 about 2:45 p.m. Monday. Woodbine Battalion Chief Rickie Fore said the flames...

Fox Run Road home destroyed by fire Saturday morning

Firefighters from three area departments spent approximately seven hours battling a house fire on Fox Run Road in Corbin early Saturday morning. Oak Grove, Woodbine and West Knox firefighters were called to the scene off of Black Diamond Road at approximately 2:30 a.m. “It was a...

Woodbine, Oak Grove firefighters battle house fire

Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters spend nearly three hours Tuesday battling a house fire off of Ky. 6. Firefighters were paged to the scene on Sycamore Street at approximately 2:45 p.m. “There was heavy smoke showing and two rooms were fully involved,” said Woodbine Battalion...

One person injured in Thursday motorcycle wreck

An Ohio man was injured Thursday afternoon after he lost control of his three-wheeled motorcycle and was thrown to the pavement. Kentucky State Police said the man, identified as 57-year-old Steven Bryan of Coshocton, Ohio, was traveling south on U.S. 25W near Ky. 90 on his...

One person dead, one in custody following motorcycle wreck

One person is dead and another is in custody on theft charges following a motorcycle wreck on Ky. 1064 in the Whetstone community of Whitley County Tuesday morning. Sheriff Colan Harrell said law enforcement and emergency personnel were called out to the scene about 11:45 a.m....

W’burg man at UK Medical Center after crash ends high-speed pursuit

A Williamsburg man is in critical but stable condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a high-speed chase through Corbin Thursday night ended when his car crashed and he was ejected from the vehicle. Kentucky State Police Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs...

Fire damages home on Tidal Wave Road

A local volunteer firefighter faced one of the worst possible scenarios when he and his department were called to battle ablaze that was consuming his own home. Rockholds, Oak Grove and Woodbine firefighters were called to a structure fire at 3846 Tidal Wave Road Monday...

Oak Grove Elementary getting Project Fit America equipment

When students return to school in August, two more area elementary schools will have the equipment to incorporate the Project Fit America program into their physical education curriculum courtesy of Baptist Health Corbin. Hospital officials selected Oak Grove Elementary in...