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Corbin Walmart, London Kroger joins list of COVID–19 vaccination sites

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that Corbin Walmart and the Kroger in London will be among the expanded list of COVID–19 vaccine locations. Ten Kroger stores and 15 Walmart stores, along with 125 pharmacies and six new regional vaccination sites have been added to the...

Corbin man facing felony shoplifting charge involving ‘Magic’ playing cards

A Corbin man is facing a felony shoplifting charge after Williamsburg Police say he fled the Williamsburg Walmart with more than $500 worth of “Magic: The Gathering” playing cards Saturday afternoon. Shayne Carl, 30, was arrested Saturday afternoon after officers located him in a...

Steaks, sharpies, tools taken in separate shoplifting incidents Thursday night

Two people were arrested Thursday night in separate unrelated shoplifting incidents in north Corbin. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated the first arrest occurred at Walmart where Robert David McCamon, 28, of...

Williamsburg, London Walmart stores limiting hours of operation beginning Sunday

Williamsburg and London Walmart stores have announced shortened business hours because of the coronavirus. Officials at both stores announced that beginning Sunday, hours of operations will be 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily. Walmart in Corbin has not yet changed its hours. The number...

Suspected shoplifters lead Laurel deputies on high-speed chase Thursday

What began as a shoplifting incident at the Corbin Walmart Thursday, ended with a high-speed chase on West Cumberland Gap Pkwy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Ray Jent, 42, and Justin C. Jent, 19, both of East Bernstadt. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

State police asking for public’s help to identify theft suspect

Kentucky State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card at the Corbin Walmart on Jan. 3. Trooper Scottie Pennington, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, stated the woman reportedly used the card to purchase an...

Handcuffed woman eludes Laurel deputies for more than two hours

A Harlan County woman in handcuffs spent more than two hours on the run from Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies Monday night before she was taken back into custody. Brittany N. Turner, 31, of Evarts, was arrested just before midnight after she was found hiding from deputies in the...

Corbin man facing assault, unlawful imprisonment charges

A Corbin man is facing assault and unlawful imprisonment charges after a woman showed up at the Corbin Walmart asking for help Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Elmo Carroll, 35, following an investigation that began when the female subject stated...

W’burg man facing felony shoplifting charge

A Williamsburg man is facing a felony shoplifting charge for allegedly attempting to take more than $500 worth of merchandise from the London Walmart Wednesday night. Jordan J. Ball, 32, is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but less than...

Corbin man arrested for assaulting, imprisoning woman

A Corbin man was arrested Tuesday at the Corbin Walmart where his girlfriend reportedly fled after being held against her will for several days. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Elmo Clinton Carroll, 35, on charges of second-degree unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree...