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Criminal justice students, area law enforcement join forces in ‘Operation Joy’

Twenty area law enforcement officers and 80 high school students studying to go into the law enforcement profession teamed up Tuesday to help 68 area families have a merrier Christmas. The fifth annual Operation Joy, organized by the criminal justice students at the Corbin Area...

Update: Driver, one pedestrian identified from Thursday accident

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Two pedestrians flown out after being hit by truck near W’burg Walmart

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 19 Dec 2019

Police: Corbin man was intoxicated when caught speeding, parking in handicapped zone

A Corbin man is facing numerous traffic related charges that began when a Kentucky State Police trooper clocked him driving at 77 mph in a 55 mph zone and ended when the trooper determined he was driving under the influence when he parked in a handicapped zone. Rex Allen Fox, 40,...

Outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin pardons Woodbine man convicted of 2008 murder

A Knox County man, who was convicted of the 2008 murder of a man he testified was his best friend, is one of several people who received pardons for their crimes as former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin left office Monday. Daniel Scott Grubb was sentenced to life in prison for the...

Brown arrested after vehicle chase in two states

A Williamsburg man allegedly lead police on a vehicle chase from Kentucky into Tennessee and then back into Kentucky late Sunday evening that ended shortly after a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy used spike strips to disable the man’s vehicle. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Kentucky State Police begin 10th annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ holiday food drive

“To Serve and Protect” is the motto of law enforcement, and Kentucky State Police are working to serve those in need across the commonwealth with the 10th annual, “Cram the Cruiser” holiday food drive. Through Dec. 9, each of the 16 KSP posts will be accepting donations of...

Five indicted in connection with search warrant served at American Patriots in March

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment returned Friday in Laurel County Circuit Court in connection with a search warrant served against the former American Patriots club in Lily in March. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle...

Two Corbin residents, Keavy man named in organized crime indictment

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment alleging that they engaged in organized crime and trafficked in alcoholic beverages in a dry territory over a two-year period. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle Sumner, 30, both of...

Gray man leads police on chase

What began as a complaint of a Gray man creating a disturbance on Higgins Branch Road last Thursday, ended after the suspect led Kentucky State Police on a high-speed chase around the neighborhood as he drove through several back yards on a motorcycle. Cody McFarland, 30, was...