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March 28, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINES - MAY 28, 2013

CORBIN —  

Man sentenced for robbery attempt

Receives 10 years in prison, enhanced to 11 years, for second-degree robbery

Knox closer to resuming use of JailTracker

Knox County is closer to resuming its use of the corrections management system known as JailTracker.

Reciprocal agreement discussed by Knox Board of Education

The Knox County Board of Education tackled several business items during a special-called meeting Tuesday.

Knox Schools employees granted retroactive raise

A freeze concerning employee pay raises has apparently been thawed out, at least, temporarily.

Ky. officials: Fatal fire cause may remain unknown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fire that killed two adults and five children this month in southern Kentucky burned so hot they are unable to determine its cause, investigators told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Deadline extended for park manager applications

That’s what was learned during a special-called meeting of the Barbourville City Council Tuesday.

State targets Knox roads for $1.69 million in repairs

Knox County roads have been targeted by the state for an estimated $1.69 million in repairs.

Man scheduled for competency hearing after alleged attempt of running down police

A man facing several charges after allegedly attempting to run down officers during a roadblock was scheduled for a competency hearing Monday in Knox County Circuit Court.

Knox Jailer estimates $200,000 in savings in past 2 years

Knox County Jailer Mary Hammons estimates her jail has saved about $200,000 over the past two years since an early release program has been instituted at the jail that requires inmates to undergo a substance abuse program called “Prime 4 Life.”

Hemp bill passes late; Adkins, Hornback find compromise

Throughout a two-month fight in the General Assembly to license hemp cultivation — assuming the federal government allows it — supporters claimed many virtues for the kindred plant of marijuana.

London man sentenced for fleeing, criminal mischief

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    Ten people were arrested Thursday following a three-month investigation of illegal drug activity, according to Kentucky State Police Post 11 —  London Public Affairs Officer Trooper Lloyd Cochran.

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  • Jury trial May 14 for man in murder case

    A man facing murder charges after the December 2012 beating death of a Corinth Community man appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court Thursday.

    April 18, 2014

  • Police Roundup - April 18, 2014

    Two parents were charged with child endangerment early Thursday after they walked to Wal-Mart in North Corbin with a toddler, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

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  • Council members approve budget amendment

    Barbourville City Council members held the second reading of a budget amendment during a special-called meeting Thursday — with no one there to hear it.

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  • London-Laurel Tourism Commission budget approved

    The 2014-2015 budget for the London-Laurel County Tourism Commission was approved at Tuesday’s meeting, according to Co-Director Kim Collier.

    April 18, 2014

  • London-Laurel Chamber holds monthly meeting

    The London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting Thursday afternoon at the Jackson Energy Cooperative Community Room.

    April 18, 2014

  • Budget amendment gets first read

    Barbourville City Council members held the first reading of a budget amendment during a special-called meeting Wednesday.

    April 17, 2014

  • Community garden meeting coming April 25

    Some folks in Knox County are looking at bringing some green space to Barbourville, and they need some help. But first, they’ll have an informational meeting on the community garden project next Friday, April 25.

    April 17, 2014

  • Crash on Wyan Road seriously injures two

    Two men remain in a Lexington hospital with serious injuries Wednesday, after they were involved in a one-car crash west of London Tuesday evening.

    April 17, 2014

  • Public meeting at Goldbug Vol. Fire and Rescue Dept.

    A public meeting is slated for 8 p.m. tonight at Goldbug Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, located at 869 Highway 26, Williamsburg.

    April 17, 2014

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