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Update: No injuries in wreck involving CHS band bus

One of two schools buses carrying members of the Corbin High School band was involved in a hit-and-run wreck Sunday morning. Band Director Jimmy Cornn said none of the 24 students and adults on the bus were injured when a tractor-trailer truck backed into it. Cornn said the band...

Knox County man killed in Thursday bypass crash

A Knox County man was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin Thursday from injuries he sustained in a crash on the Corbin bypass. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley identified the victim as 70-year-old Mack Baker of Barbourville. The wreck occurred about 12:15 p.m. near at the...

Former Corbin BOE member injured in crash

A former Corbin Board of Education member is at the University of Kentucky Medical Center recovering from injuries she sustained in a car crash last Thursday. Sixty-four-year-old Debbie Cook of Corbin was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Corbin and then transported to UK with...

Children hurt in Corbin crash Tuesday

A mother and four children were taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Corbin following this wreck on U.S. 25E Tuesday afternoon. A woman and multiple children were taken to the hospital after their SUV overturned at the entrance to Corbin Station Shopping Center Tuesday afternoon....

Driver flees scene after Thursday afternoon crash

Williamsburg police say a local man caused a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon before fleeing the scene of the accident on foot. Deputy Chief Jason Caddell said that a white Nissan pick-up truck was traveling north along US25W when the accident happened just past...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Vehicles strike two homes in less than 10 hours, sheriff says

A Knoxville man has died from injuries sustained when his automobile struck a house in Emlyn on Aug. 3. Officials with the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department stated Thursday afternoon that 63-year-old Mark Chambers died Tuesday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center....
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

W’burg man arrested after he wrecks motorcycle on gravel road during pursuit

Jason Brown was arrested after wrecking his motorcycle during a police pursuit. A Williamsburg man, who was allegedly driving a motorcycle too fast and while intoxicated, lost control on a gravel road and crashed while trying to get away from police, according to his arrest...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Sheriff’s deputies involved in two wrecks over four days

No one was seriously injured in this wreck Saturday afternoon involving a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Tuesday afternoon, there was another crash involving a different sheriff’s deputy. For the second time in four days, a Whitley Coun...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Gray collision injures Corbin teen

A two-vehicle collision resulted in minor injuries Monday, June 5. Auburn Payne, 19, of Adamsville Tenn., was traveling south on US 25 E when she lost control of her 1998 Volvo S70. While attempting to stop at the traffic light at the junction of US 25 E and Highway 223 in Gray,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017
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Rollover wreck on Cherry Ave. injures one

A Corbin woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle overturned on Cherry Ave. Wednesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the wreck occurred about 5:45 p.m. when 46-year-old Paula Vaughn’s Oldsmobile Alero...