By Jeff Noble
Lisa Gilliam, the Laurel County woman accused of murdering her husband, London attorney Larry Gilliam in January 2011, was acquitted Friday afternoon at a pre-trial conference in Laurel Circuit Court.
The case will not be retried.
Special Judge Robert McGinnis, who was the judge in Gilliam's murder trial in September, said there was not enough evidence for another trial.
"The judge said, 'they could try her ten times, and I don't think that a jury will find her guilty," according to bench clerk Brandy Sprinkles.
The murder trial began September 17 and ran for three days, before the trial ended in a hung jury on Sept. 19.
By Jeff Noble
After the ducklings were rescued and put in a box, one of those helping out, Daniel Wallen, took them to his farm, where a friendly pond awaited them. Son Dylan and stepdaughter Haley helped put the baby ducks into the water.
It may not have been as dramatic and heroic as many other rescue stories, but a couple of Corbin firefighters and some local residents went beyond the call of duty Monday afternoon.
- Lucky Ducklings
- Local News
- Local Sports
North Laurel seventh-grader Olivia Miller attempts to throw out a Somerset runner.
Mikayla Vires continues to mow down opponents as she recorded a no-hitter during North Laurel’s 10-0 rout of Somerset Tuesday.
Colonels pick up first district win of season
The Whitley County Colonels picked up their first district win of the season with a 9-2 victory over the visiting Williamsburg Yellow Jackets on Monday.
- North No-No
Remember what Jesus said before dying on the cross
Before I started working here at the Times-Tribune, I was busy earning my college degree at the University of Kentucky.
- Education a priority? Don’t believe it
- Remember what Jesus said before dying on the cross
Corbin KOA is a family affair. Owner Kendra Cooney, hopes to one day leave the care of the campground in the capable hands of her daughters Jenna, 8, at left, and Laura, 9, at right.
Energy abounding, the girls flitted like fairies, from one spot of interest to another. It was a beautiful sunny day and the girls just wanted to play. However, mom had other ideas.
- Kamping Out
Vote for a better sheriff in Whitley County
I have been listening to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell lecturing on the radio lately. He is advertising what an excellent sheriff he has been. He states that he has made more than 12,000 calls in three years and has made many arrests.
- Adam Edelen’s Leadership by Example
- Vote for a better sheriff in Whitley 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.
- Floss, Pyatt to perform at Corbin High