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Local law enforcement bands together to end high-speed chase, capture driver

A Rockcastle County man is facing numerous charges, including DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, after leading police on a high–speed chase that began in Woodbine and ended on Interstate 75 near the Laurel County line Wednesday night. Vincent...

Outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin pardons Woodbine man convicted of 2008 murder

A Knox County man, who was convicted of the 2008 murder of a man he testified was his best friend, is one of several people who received pardons for their crimes as former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin left office Monday. Daniel Scott Grubb was sentenced to life in prison for the...

Despite concerns about being ‘too nice’ Whitley County’s Elaine Stott going on to second week of CBS’s ‘Survivor’

Elaine Stott’s quest to become the second person from Whitley County to win CBS’s “Survivor” was nearly over before it ever really began Wednesday night because, in the words of other members of her tribe, she was too nice and too likable, making her a threat. “I like Elaine,”...

Tri-County Cineplex hosting premier party in honor of Whitley County ‘Survivor’ contestant

Whitley County will be back in the national spotlight beginning tonight as Woodbine resident Elaine Stott’s quest on CBS’s “Survivor” begins, and the Tri-County Cineplex is offering the opportunity to watch the premier with the local favorite. Following up on the success of the...

Nantz to be arraigned today in federal murder case

One week after a federal grand jury indicted him for the murder of Geri D. Johnson on March 16, Daniel S. Nantz is scheduled to make his initial court appearance. Nantz, 29, of Woodbine, is scheduled to be arraigned at 4 p.m. today in U.S. District Court in London on charges of...

Vicki Conner’s family raising reward money for capture of Nicholas Rucker

The family of the woman who was shot and killed at a Woodbine residence on May 22, is asking for the public’s help to raise reward money in the hopes of enticing someone to give up the location of the man that police say killed her. Vicki S. Conner’s cousin, Nancy Wagner, has...

UPDATE: Arrest warrant issued in Wednesday fatal shooting

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police said Friday that an arrest warrant has been issued for a Corbin man following an investigation into a fatal shooting Wednesday night in Woodbine. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the warrant has been issued for...

Three-year-old Woodbine boy accidently drown, Coroner says

Officials say a three-year-old who was found unresponsive in a pond Saturday night in Woodbine drown. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley confirmed the cause of death Tuesday night. “It was an accident,” Croley said. The child was found in the pond near his home on Wilton School...

Toddler dies after being pulled from pond in Woodbine

Kentucky State Police are investigating the circumstances behind the death of a three-year-old boy who was found dead in a pond Saturday night in Woodbine. The child was found in the pond near his home on Wilton School Road off of Ky. 6 in Knox County at approximately 5:50 p.m.....

Police: Woodbine man lifted dress to expose self to passing motorists

A Woodbine man who was allegedly lifting the dress he was wearing to expose himself to motorists on Ky. 1064, early Wednesday morning, found himself in custody after one of the drivers turned out to be a state trooper. Richard E. Owens, 18, was arrested at approximately 2 a.m. on...