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Gray man, Crittenden woman await sentencing for W’burg, Pineville bank robberies

A Gray man and a Crittenden woman, who pleaded guilty to two counts of bank robbery, are scheduled to be sentenced on Nov. 22 in U.S. District Court in London. Each could potentially receive up to 40 years in federal prison. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 29 Sep 2021

Williamsburg woman pleads in federal Medicaid conspiracy

A Williamsburg woman has pleaded guilty to her part in a conspiracy to defraud Medicaid in U.S. District Court. 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

Georgia man convicted in conspiracy to distribute meth in Whitley, Knox and Laurel County

An Ellenwood, Georgia man, who was convicted late Thursday in federal court of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, was the last of 12 co-defendants to have his case...

Knox County man pardoned for 2014 murder, arrested on federal case

(Story by Jeff Ledington, Barbourville Mountain Advocate) A Knox County native convicted for his involvement in a 2014 murder, but later pardoned by former Governor Matt Bevin, was arrested by United States Marshals early Monday, May 31. Patrick Brian Baker, 43, was arrested and...
Posted On 31 May 2021
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Corbin man facing federal child pornography charges

A Corbin man currently facing numerous counts of rape, sodomy, and child pornography charges in Laurel County, has been indicted on federal child pornography charges. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view...

Corbin man convicted of armed methamphetamine trafficking

A federal jury sitting in London convicted a Corbin man Friday of armed methamphetamine trafficking and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. After two hours of deliberation, following a three-day trial, the jury convicted John Helton of conspiracy to distribute 50 grams...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020

Barbourville City Councilman indicted on federal drug charges

(Story by Jeff Ledington, The Mountain Advocate) In federal court last week, Barbourville City Councilman and local business owner Calvin Manis was indicted on 16 counts, while another individual, John Pasternak of Barbourville, also faced one count of conspiring to distribute...
Posted On 03 Aug 2020
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Whitley County man gets 40 months in federal prison for cyberstalking a witness

A Whitley County man, who pleaded guilty in February to federal charges of cyberstalking a witness in an ATF investigation, and making false statements to a federal agent, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison. Kenneth Andrew Dodd, 28, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge...

Whitley County man gets 40 months for cyberstalking federal witness, making false statement to federal agent

A Whitley County man, who pleaded guilty in February to federal charges of cyberstalking a witness in an ATF investigation, and making false statements to a federal agent, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison. Kenneth Andrew Dodd, 28, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge...

Federal child pornography trial of Corbin man continued until August

The federal trial of a Corbin man facing rape and child pornography charges involving a 15-year-old girl that had been scheduled to begin June 9 has been continued pending the outcome of a competency hearing. A motion was filed in U.S. District Court in London last Wednesday on...