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January 11, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINES - JAN. 11, 2013

CORBIN — Fire damages Tattersall home

An early morning fire Thursday did extensive damage to a house on Ruffian Trail in Tattersall Estates. Firefighters were called back to the house around noon, after the fire rekindled.

Husband, wife in court for murder

Applause erupted in the Knox County District Courtroom Thursday after it was ruled the bond for two murder suspects will remain at $100,000 each.

Sister of James Cox speaks out following Thursday’s court hearing.

‘As long as my brother gets justice — that’s all we want’

Laurel man arrested for drug trafficking

An East Bernstadt man on home incarceration was arrested Wednesday for trafficking drugs out of his home, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

State of city ‘good,’ says B’ville mayor

Looking back at 2012, Barbourville Mayor David Thompson said the overall state of the city was in good shape.

Tri-County families can apply for home energy assistance

According to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), approximately 150,000 Kentucky households will be unable to pay their heating bills.

Whitley Board of Education meets in closed session

During the regular meeting of the Whitley County Board of Education Thursday, board members moved the meeting to a closed session.

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Sculptors Brad Connell and Amanda Matthews check to make sure the legacy plaque is straight and perfectly in place. The two traveled Wednesday from Lexington to bring five plaques they made down to their final home — Sanders Park in Corbin. The five are the first of the initial 24 that will be put in the park by the non-profit organization, the Friends of Colonel Sanders.

  • 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

Local News
  • 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
  • New life for a storied campus
Local Sports
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Whitley County will open the season at home against Wayne County on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

  • Second Time Around

    When all is said and done after the 2014 high school soccer season, a lot of teams will measure their success by wins and losses.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • THE WAY IT IS: The times, they are a changing

    The times, they are a changing — especially in the Tri-County high school sports scene.

    July 31, 2014

Editorials
Features
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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

Letters
Entertainment
  • 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