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August 20, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINES - AUG. 20, 2013


The Times-Tribune

CORBIN — Woman indicted for escape attempts

Allegedly made two tries to leave Whitley County Detention Center

Drunk driving crackdown supported locally

Nearly 10,000 people are killed nationwide each year in drunk driving crashes.



Cancer survivors dinner set for Thursday at Corbin Arena

What’s become an August tradition is preparing to take shape Thursday when the Tri-County Cancer Coalition’s annual Cancer Survivors Dinner will again be held.

Police Roundup

A London woman seriously injured in a crash early Sunday on KY 312, has been discharged from the hospital, according to hospital officials.

Pennington new head principal at Lynn Camp

The Lynn Camp School Based Decision Making Council has selected Anthony Pennington to lead the preschool through 12th grade school in western Knox County.



11 face charges of engaging in organized crime

Eleven people were named on separate indictments in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday with one charge in common — engaging in organized crime involving the illegal sale of narcotics.



New program aims to curb chronic disease

Knox County is among four Kentucky counties seeing an effort by Microclinic International to start a program that aims to make long-term improvements in the health of area residents and to curb the rise of chronic diseases such as diabetes and obesity.