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Wanted: Search continues for Woodbine murder suspect; Rucker previously served 17 years for killing baby

Area police are continuing the search for a Corbin man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting last Wednesday in Woodbine, who has eluded capture on, at least, three occasions. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

Corbin woman sentenced to 20 years for 2017 stabbing death of boyfriend

A Corbin woman who pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of her boyfriend in Knox County, was sentenced to 20 years in prison at a hearing Wednesday in circuit court. Debra Poore, 56, was charged with stabbing to death 57-year-old Steven Burke when a verbal dispute turned physical at...

Murder trial delayed as defendants mull plea offers

The May 28 trial date of a southern Whitley County couple, who are accused of beating a woman to death in 2017, has been postponed for a couple more months in part to give the defendants more time to mull a plea offer from the prosecutor. Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Killer granted parole for 1975 murder of his mother

A former Woodbine man, who has spent the last 44 years in prison for killing his mother with a shotgun in 1975, could soon be a free man. 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
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

W’burg trio indicted for murder, could face death penalty

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted Monday morning for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico last month, could potentially face the death penalty, if convicted. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

Poore murder trial rescheduled to April 5 in Knox Co.

The trial which was set to commence this Wednesday for a Corbin woman charged with murder after she allegedly fatally stabbed her boyfriend in February of 2017 has been rescheduled to April 5. Deborah Bryant Poore was indicted by The Knox County Grand Jury on February 24,2017...

New details emerge about Williamsburg man’s killing

New details are slowly emerging about the killing of a Williamsburg man, who was found stabbed to death last week in a building in far southern Whitley County, after a review of court records and 911 recordings connected to the killing. The recordings were obtained through an...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

KSP arrest three for murder in connection with Lawson slaying

Kentucky State Police have charged three local residents with murder in connection with the killing of a Williamsburg man, who was found dead inside a building near the Tennessee state line late Monday morning. State police charged Jordan Lee Miracle, 22, of Pine Knot, Jamie Muse...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019

Prosecution seeking DNA swabs from accused killer Jeffery Cole

A Williamsburg man, who tried to have his name changed to Victor Von Frankenstein one week before he allegedly killed someone nearly one year ago and who has since been found competent to stand trial, is going to have to wait a few months longer to find out when he will stand...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019

Lily man found not guilty in brother’s murder

Almost three years after he was charged with the murder of his twin brother, a Lily man had his day in court and was found not guilty Tuesday. 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...