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'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.
BREAKING NEWS - Two children hospitalized after crash
Police said two children were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Hwy 80 and KY 1535 at approximately 8 a.m. Monday
Apparent explosive device found in Canadatown residence
According to the Williamsburg Police Department shortly after 1 p.m. WPD was asked to assist Kentucky Probation and Parole at 421 Nanny Hubbard Road in the Canadatown community of Whitley County.
Flu closes Whitley schools until Monday
The Whitley County School District has decided to close its schools district-wide for the remainder of the week. According to Regina Paul, director of public relations for the school district, the influenza outbreak has caused the closure. Schools are expected to reopen for classes Monday, March 4.
Bomb threat at Williamsburg Plastics - Update
Police report they have arrested 30-year-old Amanda Rogers, of Jellico, Tenn., in connection with the bomb threat received at Williamsburg Plastics earlier Thursday.
Keeneland to build track near Corbin: Facility to be used for quarter horse racing
By Jeff Noble
The Keeneland Association confirmed today that the Lexington-based racetrack will build a quarter horse racing track near Corbin.
The track will be operated as a joint venture between Keeneland and Full House Resorts of Nevada. The two will buy the Thunder Ridge track in Prestonsburg and move it to the Corbin area.
BOIL WATER ADVISORY
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.
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.
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.
Man shot in Laurel County incident
By Becky Killian, Editor
A man was airlifted to a hospital after he was shot Wednesday in an incident that happened in Laurel County, according to the Kentucky State Police Post 11-London.
The man was shot by a woman who was in police custody as of late Wednesday and was being questioned.
No further details were being released as of press time.
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