, Corbin, KY


March 27, 2014


CORBIN — Kayjay voting precinct may reopen

The first steps to what could reopen the Kayjay voting precinct in Knox County were taken Wednesday, with some help from the county’s Judge-Executive.

A Carnegie Medal for Hardman

Barbourville man posthumously awarded for his 2012 heroics

Man charged for bomb sent back to jail

What was supposed to be a suppression hearing in Knox County Circuit Court Wednesday ended up with the defendant in the case being escorted to the Knox County Detention Center — and jailed there without bond.

Jury trial for shooting death continued

Continued — that’s the main word concerning a jury trial that was slated for Wednesday in Whitley County Circuit Court.

Deputies face 2-hour standoff with man

Deputies with the Whitley County Sheriff’s office faced a two-hour standoff with a man in Williamsburg Wednesday.

Jackson Energy Frazzles win Trivia Bee

The Jackson Energy Frazzles were the first-place winners of Tuesday’s Laurel County Adult Education Trivia Bee.

Native American Weekend kicks off Friday

Native American culture is coming to Cumberland Falls this weekend.

Grills Gone Wild BBQ Festival begins Friday in London

Get ready for some serious weekend grilling!

Ride for PRIDE needs volunteers

The London-Laurel County Tourist Commission and PRIDE are seeking volunteers for the Ride for PRIDE event, which will be held April 2-5.


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Former Barbourville Mayor David Thompson (right) gives one of the papers he’s signed to file for running for office to Knox County Clerk Mike Corey on Monday. Thompson — who was the city’s mayor from November 2006 to March 2014 — will be running for the mayor’s job again on November 4. Currently, Thompson and current Barbourville City Council Member Gary Williams are running for the city’s top spot.

  • David Thompson to run again

    The mayor’s race in Barbourville will have a familiar name on the November ballot.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

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The North Laurel All-Stars represented Kentucky at the Little League Softball Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. The team lost three straight games and was eliminated from the tournament.

  • End of the Line

    Recil Jones’ North Laurel 11-12 year-old All-Stars finished their stay in the Central Region Tournament with an 0-3 record after dropping a 9-4 decision to Wisconsin state champion Franklin Little League.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Knox County's state title run comes to an end

    The Knox County 11-year-old All Stars came in to Monday’s contest with Owensboro Southern knowing that the winner would move on to the semifinals of the state tournament.

    July 22, 2014

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Kelsey White

  • Local woman vyes for Miss Kentucky crown

    A Williamsburg woman is among the 32 contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state who will vye for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014. 

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • July’s jumpin’ in Downtown Corbin

    After Thursday’s fun, festivities and fireworks during the Independence Day Block Party, how do you top the month best known as the sizzling center of summer?

    July 7, 2014

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