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Local gun range to reopen after vandalism

Nearly five months after it was closed because of another round of vandalism, the Whitman Branch Shooting Range located in the Daniel Boone National Forest is close to reopening. The range, located near the Laurel Lake spillway in Whitley County, was closed in February after...

Vandalism forces closure of local shooting range again

The Whitman Branch Shooting Range in Daniel Boone National Forest has been closed to the public due to vandalism. Officials with the U.S. Forest Service posted notice of the closing of the facility, located near the Laurel Lake spillway, on the Daniel Boone National Forest...

Pastor to church vandal: ‘God still loves him’

A Williamsburg man allegedly broke into a church early Sunday morning, destroyed several items inside, engaged in a standoff with police, falsely told police that he had been stabbed and shot, and resisted arrest once police entered the building. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Corbin woman charged with promoting contraband after jailers find drugs

A Corbin woman arrested on a vandalism charge, added drug possession and promoting contraband charges after Laurel County Deputy Jailers found her in possession of Suboxone. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Theresa R....

Vandals target Daniel Boone National Forest signs

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for the public’s help to find the individual(s) responsible for a series of vandalism incidents targeting signs in Daniel Boone National Forest. According to officials with the London Range District, multiple signs in Laurel and Whitley Counties...

Deputies investigating vandalism at Lily cemetery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to find the individual(s) responsible for a vandalism incident at a Lily area cemetery Thursday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer said officials at Cumberland Gardens contacted law...

Church burglary, vandalism under investigation

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the vandalism and burglary of a Keavy area church Sunday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said officers were called to Mt. Zion Church of God on Level Green Road off of Ky. 312 after members...

Corbin Police investigating vandalism at 312 boat ramp picnic area

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to find the individual(s) responsible for the vandalism at the picnic area at the Ky. 312 boat ramp. Police say the incident occurred between the hours of midnight and 8 a.m. Monday. Rail fences were torn apart and set on fire. A...

Whitley deputies investigating vandalism at Gatliff cemetery

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find the individual(s) responsible for the vandalism at a Gatliff area cemetery. According to Sheriff’s Colan Harrell, deputies were called to Rose Creek Cemetery on May 22 after caretakers discovered 25 to 30...

Whitman Branch Shooting Range reopening Friday

Three months after it was closed to the public because of repeated vandalism, the Whitman Branch Shooting Range near Laurel River Lake is slated to reopen. Officials with the Daniel Boone National Forest announced that the newly renovated facility off of Ky. 1193 would be...
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