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Corbin man turns himself in
A Corbin man who led police on a chase turned himself in on Friday.
Andrew Hall, 29, of Corbin was wanted for fleeing and evading police, as well as other charges. According to Maj. Rob Jones of the Corbin Police Department, the fleeing incident occurred around 4 p.m. on July 24 when Det. Rusty Hedrick attempted to stop a late-model Toyota truck for various traffic offenses on Beatty Avenue.
After evading police for several days, Hall turned himself into Knox County authorities just before noon on Friday, according to a police press release.
Crash leads to drug trafficking charges
A single vehicle crash led to drug trafficking charges for a London man.
Early Saturday, State Police Officer Mike Hamblin responded to a single vehicle accident on Parker Road. Hamblin found Robert J. Kemp, 40, of London, about 200 yards from a crashed Dodge Caravan, according to a KSP press release. Hamblin quickly determined Kemp was the operator and was extremely impaired and under the influence of drugs, the police report said. Over 8 grams of crystal methamphetamine along with plastic baggies were found. Kemp was arrested and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, 2nd offense and DUI. He was and transported to the Laurel Co Detention Center. Hamblin continues the investigation.
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Budget amendment gets first read
Barbourville City Council members held the first reading of a budget amendment during a special-called meeting Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
Cumberland Falls now has ‘Butterfly Waystation’
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park has now officially become the first state park in Kentucky to have a “ButterFly Waystation.”
Woman questions judge/exec about daughter’s emergency care
Tensions exploded during Tuesday’s regular Whitley County Fiscal Court meeting — and much of the tension appeared to stem from an issue one woman has concerning her daughter’s care during an emergency situation alleged to have happened in the county.
Floss, Pyatt to perform at Corbin High
Promising “An Evening of Fun and Entertainment,” humorist, comedian and storyteller Howard Floss will join multi-award winning singer and songwriter Dale Pyatt on stage in Corbin on Saturday, May 17.
Leaders meet to plan Laurel River Lake Cleanup event
Leaders involved in the annual Laurel River Lake Cleanup met Tuesday to plan for the event.
CCU to give notice to get out of KU contract
A wholesale power supply contract between Kentucky Utilities and 12 city-owned utility companies in the state — including Corbin City Utilities — has raised some wattage lately.
Arena home to circus two nights in May
It’s been said everyone loves a circus. With that being said, “The Greatest Show on Earth” is coming to Corbin next month.
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