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Corbin Rod Run coming to The Arena Friday, Saturday

After nearly four months of silence, The Arena in Corbin will be roaring back to life beginning Friday as it hosts the inaugural Corbin Rod Run. The two-day event will feature more than 100 classic and custom vehicles along with numerous parts and accessories vendors. “We will...

Corbin parents will decide whether students learn at home, or in-person this fall

Corbin Independent Schools will begin its 2020-21 school year on Aug. 26 and it will involve students attending both in person and virtually. During a special-called board meeting Thursday night, the board voted unanimously to approve a new calendar in the wake of the COVID–19...

Laurel County announces new COVID-19 cases; Knox County announces several COVID-19 recoveries

Additional COVID-19 cases were reported in Laurel County late Wednesday afternoon, and one day after announcing five COVID-19 related deaths at a local nursing home, Knox County officials announced Wednesday that several positive patients have now fully recovered. The Laurel...
Posted On 08 Jul 2020

Photo Gallery: ‘Let Freedom Ring’

The Captain Charles Gatliff Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Kentucky Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the William-Whitley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted the “Let Freedom Ring” bell ringing celebration on July 4,...
Posted On 08 Jul 2020

Five COVID-19 deaths in Knox County; Knox infection rate worse than Myrtle Beach

A little over a week after announcing the largest cluster of COVID-19 cases in Knox County, the nursing home that saw 46 residents and eight staffers test positive announced Tuesday that five of its residents, who tested positive for COVID-19, have died. “In conjunction with...

Prosecutor: ‘This monster is going to prison’

Although he still maintains his innocence, James Laforest was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday afternoon for allegedly sodomizing, sexually abusing and having sexual intercourse with a female relative under the age of 12. James Laforest entered an Alford plea last year to...
Posted On 08 Jul 2020

Corbin woman charged with indecent exposure Saturday

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin woman was under the influence of alcohol early Saturday morning when she exposed her breasts to a deputy. 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...

Gray man charged with running from, fighting with B’ville Police

A Gray man was arrested early Friday morning in Barbourville for allegedly fleeing from and then fighting with Barbourville Police. 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

Woman pistol-whipped in assault case

A Williamsburg man is facing assault and unlawful imprisonment charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly backhanded a woman with a pistol as they were driving in Canadatown Monday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

Number of COVID-19 cases up significantly in recent days in Laurel, Bell counties

COVID-19 cases continue to increase significantly in Laurel and Bell counties, and are increasing to a lesser degree in Whitley County. The Laurel County Health Department announced Tuesday that three new positive COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed, including: a 74-year-old...
Posted On 08 Jul 2020