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September 5, 2012

Today’s Headlines – Sept. 5, 2012

CORBIN — Capps placed on unpaid leave

The Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency board agreed Tuesday to place the agency’s long-time director on unpaid administrative leave.

Man charged with burglary, evading police

A deputy responding to a call about a home burglary Monday saw the suspected burglar try to flee in the homeowner’s Tracker, which he crashed and overturned within about a mile of the home, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Bank robber caught

The woman who robbed the PNC Bank on the Cumberland Gap Parkway in Corbin Friday afternoon has been caught.

Flooding temporarily closes Extension Service building

The Laurel County Extension Service building will be closed through at least Sept. 10 due to flooding, according to Bonnie Sigmon, County Extension Agent for horticulture.

London City Council sets property taxes

The London City Council set property taxes for the next year, which are the same set for the current year.

Rogers, McConnell see similarities to 1980 election

It  won’t be hard for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to win over this part of Kentucky in November’s election despite reservations by some on the right that Romney’s positions have changed or his Mormon religion.

Read more on these stories in Wednesday’s edition of the Times-Tribune.

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  • 0801 Honor pic 6 FOR WEB.jpg A Well-Deserved Honor

    It was a spring night in May 1981 about eight or so miles south of Corbin.
    A crowd of folks were there — mothers, fathers, children and more.
    Musicians had prepared for a night of music at a concert open to the public.
    The venue was the Frontier Village Park, and many people were in attendance.
    Deputy Joseph Russell Jones was one of many law enforcement personnel assigned to security detail that day.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Woman who caused fatal crash enters plea agreement

    A Mount Vernon woman who caused a two-car crash the night before Thanksgiving in November 2013 that killed 58-year-old Darlene Woods entered into a plea agreement Friday that amended a murder charge against her to second-degree manslaughter.

    August 1, 2014

  • 0801 Outside of Bolton home at 330 Ott Road FOR WEB.jpg House heavily damaged in Moore Hill fire

    Roger Bolton said the structure fire that heavily damaged his home in Moore Hill early Thursday morning was bad. But it could have been much worse.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • ‘Flex Program’ to earn high school diploma offered by Corbin schools

    For some students, the dream of earning a high school diploma can be out of reach because of various reasons beyond their control.
    But a new program to help students obtain that coveted diploma is being offered by the Corbin Independent Schools.

    August 1, 2014

  • Mobile mammography center to visit Corbin next week

    What’s 39 feet long, rides down the road, stops in stores across the Southeastern United States, and can help save lives in the fight against breast cancer?

    August 1, 2014

  • Most of Ky. 1259 to be reduced to one lane

    If you drive Scuffletown Road (Ky. 1259) in Corbin for the next two weeks, be prepared for some delays.

    August 1, 2014

  • Trial for Tristan Hall postponed

    The trial for a man facing charges in two separate cases in Whitley County has been postponed.

    August 1, 2014

  • TODAY'S HEADLINES — Aug. 1, 2014

    Jones presented with Purple Heart, Medal of Honor

    Woman who caused fatal crash enters plea agreement

    House heavily damaged in Moore Hill fire

    ‘Flex Program’ to earn high school diploma offered by Corbin schools

    August 1, 2014

  • 0731 Brad Connell & Amanda Matthews at Sanders Park FOR WEB.jpg Made to honor

    While lunch hour traffic on Main Street headed north Wednesday, Amanda Matthews and Brad Connell were putting the final touches on their latest work of art.
    Inside Sanders Park — a place where visitors and local residents alike can stop to rest, as well as to honor the Corbin man who brought Kentucky Fried Chicken to the world — five large plaques had just been installed.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man wanted for stealing vehicle

    A Williamsburg man considered “possibly armed and dangerous” continues to be sought by officers with the Williamsburg Police Department.

    July 31, 2014