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Community raving about All Day CRAVE-ings
Have a hankering for sweets? All Day Crave-ings, Barbourville’s newest donut shop, has the perfect treats for you!. All Day Crave-ings officially opened on November 13 and has since then served donuts by the dozen to Knox Countians. While donuts are the shop’s specialty, an array of sweet treats are
Program prepares Tigers for workforce
Barbourville Independent students will soon be workforce ready thanks to a newly implemented program, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). The program is best thought of as a club and class combination. JAG Specialist Cathy Sue Smith will work with BIS students to make sure they have the skills to be
Suspect in armed bank robbery indicted; several others indicted by Whitley Co. grand jury Monday
WHITLEY COUNTY – The suspect in a Corbin armed bank robbery from late last month was indicted Monday by a Whitley County grand jury. Timothy Sample, 56, was named in a three-count indictment from charges that allegedly occurred Nov. 27.
Operation Joy allows law enforcement to have positive interaction with community
CORBIN — “You guys are not only helping families but it helps us as well to get out into the communities,” Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith said about the 80 criminal justice students who participated in the fourth annual Operation Joy. “It helps us have positive interactions. They don’t see the law e
Report: Kentucky starting LB ruled ineligible for Citrus Bowl, ending UK career
Kentucky will be down a starting linebacker in the Citrus Bowl. Derek Terry of Cats Pause is reporting that Wildcats LB Jordan Jones has been ruled ineligible for the Citrus Bowl against Penn State. With Jones being a senior, this means his UK football career is complete. A UK spokesperson did not p
Hemp, Hemp, Hooray!
Kentucky and hemp have a history. Here is a video from the WWII era that touts “Hemp for Victory” because of the plant’s many uses. Thanks to the recent Farm Bill legislation, domestic industrial hemp is now legal to grow. Is it the new tobacco for Kentucky’s farmers?
Blue Christmas services to bring comfort
WHITLEY COUNTY -- At least two area churches are offering a special service this week for individuals who find the holidays overwhelming, stressful and even sad. The holidays can be a painful time for some.
BREAKING: Two Kentucky football players transfer, one more expected to leave
Lost in the news of Jordan Jones being declared ineligible for the bowl game is the transfer of two other Wildcats, with a third departure being likely. This afternoon, a University of Kentucky spokeswoman confirmed that offensive tackle Sebastien Dolcine and linebacker Ashtan Pierre will transfer f
Toy and Coat Drive a success
Knox County is on the nice list this year after community members showed up to Cash Express’ 14th Annual Toy and Coat Drive with donations in hand. Held Friday, December 7, Cash Express organized the drive to help get toys and coats to needy children in the community. Cash Express also took in food
Masons offering free Christmas day meal
CORBIN — “We just don’t want anyone to be alone on Christmas,” said Jake Pennington. Derek Smith and Pennington along with several other Masons have joined together and decided to open the Hugh Harris Lodge on Christmas day to feed anyone needing a hot meal or somewhere to get out of the cold.
I-75 northbound to be reduced to one lane in Whitley Co. beginning Tuesday
MANCHESTER, Ky. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that Interstate 75 northbound at milepoint 12.1 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane beginning Tuesday, December 18, and is expected to re-open Friday, December 21.
Police: Marijuana found in home with children, three adults arrested
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Williamsburg Police say marijuana was found in a home with children, which led to the arrest of three people on child endangerment charges. Investigators say they were called to an apartment Sunday night regarding a domestic incident and smelled marijuana when they arrived
Two arrested off Konitzer Lane
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office has arrested two London individuals wanted on outstanding felony robbery indictment warrants out of Pulaski County. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, Deputy Taylor McDaniel, along with Sgt. Brett Reeves, Detective Sgt. Chris Edwards, Deputy Jo
Michael Lynn Carpenter, 46
Michael Lynn Carpenter, 46, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. He was born June 28, 1972, to the late Ellen Louise Zaremsky and David D. Carpenter II in Jellico, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by a brother, David Carpenter.
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000
Slow start dooms Tigers in 78-52 loss to Somerset
SOMERSET — The Barbourville Tigers faced only their second loss on the season Saturday night against the Somerset Briar Jumpers at 78-52. "This was a good measuring game for our guys. Throughout the season we’ve scheduled several teams that we know are probably better than us," coach Cody Messer sai
Dragons bury Leslie with 20-0 run in second half
Down by five points at home against visiting Leslie County on Saturday in the Doc Gray classic, the Harlan Green Dragons had the look of a flat team coming off an emotional game a night earlier.
Meth floods Northern Kentucky, cops shut down house: 'To stay there, you had to sell meth'
The recent shutdown of a "meth house" yielding four arrests in Northern Kentucky was just one more sign of a changing drug scene, police say. Crystal methamphetamine is inundating the illicit drug market, and it's predicted to stay a while. Called ice by most users, it's usually quite pure, and its
UPDATE: Remains found in Gray identified as missing Corbin man
The human remains found Monday night in Gray have been identified as a Corbin man, but investigators are still working to determine a cause of death. Kentucky State Police Master Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan, said the deceased is Adam Keith Pinkley, 34, who was r
Lily man to face Feb. 5 trial for sexual related charges involving child
LAUREL COUNTY – A jury trial has been set for a Lily man facing multiple sexual related charges involving a child. Brett Eugene Hand, 19, appeared in Knox Circuit Court for a pretrial conference Thursday, where prosecutors asked that a trial date be set in the case. Judge Michael Caperton scheduled