CORBIN — MONDAY-JAN. 28, 2013 - A boil water advisory has been issued for all water customers around Exit 29 of I-75 in North Corbin, Adams Road, K.O.A. Campground Road, the Sandy Hills subdivision, the old American Greetings Plant and the Old N.C.R. Plant. According to the CIty Utilities Commission, there has been a break in the lines that service the area. A boil water advisory means drinking water should be boiled for short-range use at least three full minutes at a rolling boil. This will be in effect until further notice.
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Scrap metal plant explosion sends one to the hospital
One man was taken to the hospital following an explosion at Gray metal company Thursday morning.
Fritts sentenced to 15 years
Doyle "Stan Boy" Fritts, found guilty in February of several charges related to a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone with his brothers, received a 15-year sentence today from U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove.
KCEOC gets old B’ville nursing home
“It’s a work in progress, and it’s a good Christmas present.”
That’s what KCEOC Community Action’s President and CEO, Paul Dole, said moments after an agreement was signed Wednesday morning, in which the old Barbourville Nursing Home was donated to the community action agency.
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Husband, wife indicted for robbery
A Walton man was handed a 33-count indictment by Judge Paul K. Winchester in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday.
2 explosions at Boston marathon finish line
BOSTON (AP) — Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers in the 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
Competitors and race organizers were crying as they fled the chaos. Bloody spectators were being carried to the medical tent that had been set up to care for fatigued runners.
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Whitley jail inmate escapes
Whitley County Jailer Ken Mobley confirmed a detention center inmate walked off a work-release detail Monday.
Seven confirmed dead in Saturday fire
By Jeff Noble
Seven persons — a man, a woman and five children — perished Saturday morning in a house fire on Sam Parker Road in the Gray community in Knox County.
As of Saturday afternoon, the names of those who died were not identified and have not been confirmed. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene by Knox County Coroner Mike Blevins.
'Several' perish in Saturday morning blaze
By Becky Killian
Emergency responders are on the scene of a Saturday morning fire along Sam Parker Road in Gray.
Initial reports indicate seven people may have died in the fire, including five children and two adults.
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