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Search crews save life of woman at Spillway

The ongoing search for the body of a man whose life ended tragically near the Laurel Lake dam was the difference maker for a woman who required life-saving emergency assistance Thursday night. Amy Hicks, a volunteer with Woodbine Search and Rescue, is a physician’s assistant at...

Search continues for Hazard man swept away Saturday at Laurel Lake spillway

The search is continuing for a Hazard man, who was swept away Saturday night when the gates were opened at the Laurel Lake spillway, but officials say it is likely now a recovery effort. Personnel from multiple agencies in Whitley and Laurel County were called to the scene at...

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....

Richmond man drowns in Laurel Lake

A Richmond man drown Monday night near the spillway at Laurel Lake. Whitley County Coroner J. Andrew Croley pronounced 21-year-old Zachary Anderson dead at the scene about 9:30 p.m. Woodbine Search and Rescue and Oak Grove firefighters were called to the beach at the spillway...
Posted On 24 May 2016