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Corbin police, firefighters to square off Saturday in inaugural ‘Battle of the Badges’ basketball game

Corbin Police and Corbin Firefighters will take to the court at Corbin High School on May 11 for the first annual, “Battle of the Badges” basketball game. The 5v5 full-court game, which is open to the public, will begin at 5 p.m. Admission is $2 per person. Tickets may be...

VFW Post 3167 donates to Shop with a Cop

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3167 makes a donation to Shop with a Cop. The VFW is a nonprofit organization that serves on many different levels. Locally, it is charged with helping our Veterans and their families in the community who are in need, as well as, educating them...

Williamsburg Shop with a Cop takes 120 less fortunate children Christmas shopping

Police officers see a lot when they are out patrolling the streets every day. There are car wrecks, domestic disputes, fatal stabbings, abused children and numerous other sorrows they witness. Shop with a Cop provides a break from all that, even if it is only for just a few...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018

Shop with a Cop program huge success

Program provided Christmas for 240 children in 23rd year Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports that he along with 30 Laurel Sheriff’s supervisors, deputies, bailiffs, court security officers and even the sheriff’s office K-9 “Edge” all had the privilege to help with Laurel...

Corbin 5-0 5K scheduled for Saturday

Christmas is just around the corner and in an effort to give more area children a Merry Christmas, the Corbin Police Department is hosting its “5-0 5K” run/walk Saturday morning. All proceeds from the event will help fund the department’s, “Shop With a Cop” program. The race,...

Rising Sun Jujitsu Academy donates to Shop with a Cop

Last month, members of the Rising Sun Jujitsu Academy in Williamsburg donated money to the Shop with a Cop program. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White is seen accepting the donation on behalf of the Williamsburg Police Department.

Williamsburg Shop with a Cop accepts $1,000 in donations Thursday

Thanks to the efforts of a Corbin church, the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association and VFW Post 3167 in Williamsburg, 10 more children will have a more special Christmas this holiday season. Southside Baptist Church in Corbin and the association presented the Williamsburg...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

W’burg girl forgoes birthday party in order to help others

Thanks to the efforts of 10-year-old Hayley Bays, three less fortunate children will have a merrier Christmas this year. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, Bays presented the Williamsburg Police Department with a $320 donation for the Shop with a Cop...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Corbin Police starting ‘Shop With a Cop’

After years of supporting the efforts of other departments, the Corbin Police Department is beginning its own Shop With a Cop program. “We are trying to embrace community-oriented policing,” said Chief Rusty Hedrick. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public...

Shop with a Cop takes 145 kids Christmas shopping

Thanks to a big assist from Pizza Hut, Williamsburg police were able to take about 145 children on $100 shopping sprees at Wal-Mart Thursday night as part of the Williamsburg Police Department’s 12th Annual Shop with a Cop event. “It is the most rewarding thing that...
Posted On 22 Dec 2016
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