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Corbin man arrested for murder, burglary in Wednesday double shooting

A Corbin man is now behind bars charged with murder in connection with a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. About 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Kentucky State Police...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Marriages 06-07-17

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James Earl Riddle

James Earl Riddle, 38, of Harmon Lane, Rockholds, departed this life on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the Continue Care Hospital in Corbin. He was born on May 17, 1979 to William E. Riddle and Sheila Wilson. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James and Anna Wilson. He is...

Gray collision injures Corbin teen

A two-vehicle collision resulted in minor injuries Monday, June 5. Auburn Payne, 19, of Adamsville Tenn., was traveling south on US 25 E when she lost control of her 1998 Volvo S70. While attempting to stop at the traffic light at the junction of US 25 E and Highway 223 in Gray,...
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Lynn Camp to host Miss Knox County Scholarship Pageant

The Miss Knox County Scholarship Pageant has found a home at Lynn Camp Schools. “This is something we have been planning for some time now and it is here,” said Mr. Anthony Pennington, Lynn Camp Principal. Hoping to make the pageant better than ever, school officials along with...
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Ossoli Foundation pledges $10,000 to Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library Corporation of Corbin could be half way to its goal to raise the $41,000 need to purchase the historic building. At the monthly board meeting last Thursday night, it was announced that the Ossoli Foundation of Corbin has pledged to match up to $10,000 in...

Cumberland Valley Cruise-In set for Saturday in downtown Corbin

Main Street in Corbin will be packed with classic and custom rides Saturday as the Cumberland Valley Cruise-In comes to town. Chris McQueen, one of the event organizers said the first cruise-in held in May at Cumberland Falls State Park featured more than 300 entries. Vehicles of...

Announcing the 2017 All-County Baseball and Softball Selections

The 2017 News Journal All-County high school baseball and softball selections are as follows… Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
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28th Annual Laurel Lake Cleanup scheduled for Saturday at the spillway

Spring thunderstorms have delayed the event, but the annual Laurel Lake Cleanup is going to finally happen Saturday. The 28th annual event pits Laurel and Whitley counties against each other in an effort to turn out the most volunteers. Laurel County currently holds the trophy....

Knox deputies investigating ‘elder abuse’ complaint make drug arrest

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies sent to investigate a complaint of elderly abuse Monday at a Woodbine residence found no evidence of abuse, but they did find drugs and paraphernalia. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were dispatched to...