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Child airlifted to UK after being struck by train

A 12-year-old suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a train in southern Laurel County Friday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies, firefighters and emergency personnel were called to the scene off of Robinson Creek Road at approximately 8:35 p.m.. Deputy Gilbert...

Text messages shed light on moments before teens killed by train

Jordan Carr and Cody Stevens were both struck and killed by a train about 2 a.m. Tuesday. Jami Cook has a message for people regarding walking on railroad tracks following the death of her 18-year-old son and another young man early Tuesday morning. “Stay off the railroad...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

UPDATE: Names released of two men hit, killed by train

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police have identified the two individuals killed Tuesday morning when they were struck by a train. The individuals were 18-year-old Jordan X. Carr of Williamsburg and 18-year-old Cody E. Stevens of Barbourville. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said the...

Naked, intoxicated man struck by train

Authorities say an intoxicated, naked Boston man is lucky to be alive after being struck by a train last Wednesday morning in Southern Whitley County. “It was very odd,” said Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, who has been in law enforcement for over 45 years....
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

Volunteers needed to restore train cars

The Corbin Tourism Commission is seeking professional volunteers along with some willing hands as work begins on the restoration of the L&N 2132 and the French Broad River Pullman car. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said the Pullman car and the caboose would be the priorities...

Corbin Tourism agrees to pay train movers extra $10,000

After nearly two weeks of waiting, the Corbin Tourism Commission is moving forward with a request from Wasatch Railroad Group to pay the company an additional $10,000 for moving L&N 232, along with its coal tender and a caboose from Bainbridge, Ga. to Corbin. The initial vote...