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Food vendors work all summer long at local festivals

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) -Francis Gilbert and her husband own and run Captin Skippy's Food Concessions in eastern Kentucky.The travel around eastern Kentucky to be food vendors at local fairs and festivals.Francis says while she has been a vendor for 20 years, it used to be a weekend and summer job, aside


Man convicted for child porn ordered to pay victims

In an order dated Aug. 2 in U.S. District Court in London, Jerry Luke was ordered to pay $4,500 and $6,000, respectively to the girls identified as, “Amy,” and “Jenny.”


Sheriff: Knox County woman runs through traffic, strips down naked

GRAY, Ky.(WYMT)- Drivers in Knox County witnessed an unusual sight early Monday morning.Knox County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call of a woman running across all four lanes of traffic on US 25 near 229.While on the way, more 911 calls reported the woman was stripping off her clothes and w


Corbin ATC graduate earns scholarship

This academic year, nearly 100 high schools hosted more than 300 blood drives and received more than $75,500 in scholarships to present to students for their continued education.


High water causing issues in Whitley County

WOODBINE, Ky. (WYMT) -High water is causing some issues in parts of Whitley County.WYMT's Hannah Reynolds was on Highway 26 near the Woodbine community traveling between Corbin and Williamsburg when she came across water on the road.One car was turning around to avoid the flood waters and ended up s


Second suspect in Somerset High School burglary arrested - ABC 36 News

Jarvis, along with 21-year-old Alexander Keith, are accused of breaking into the high school last month and taking items, along with a truck parked at the school.


Police: Mother under the influence when she brings 2 children to doctor's office

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) -Back to school usually means back to the doctor’s office, but police say something was off when one Williamsburg mother took her children in for their physicals.


Whitley Co. man arrested for allegedly raping 13-year-old Lexington girl in 1993 – The News Journal

A homeless Whitley County man, who has a history of run-ins with the law, has been arrested in connection with a 1993 Lexington rape case.


Sheriff: Laurel County woman texted threat to another woman in court

Wednesday morning Christy Nicole Deaton, 34, of London threatened another woman during an official court proceeding, the Laurel County Sheriff's Office says.


Officials searching for missing woman in Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) -Officials in Laurel County need your help in finding a missing woman.Kelly Harris was last seen early Wednesday at 12:34 A.M. Harris was four miles north of London and has not been seen since then.Harris is 41 years old. She stands 5'3" tall and has brown shoulder-length hair.Any


New rule affects Suboxone clinics, treatment facilities in southeastern Kentucky

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) -Middlesboro city officials passed a new ordinance Wednesday afternoon that clears the way for new outpatient drug and alcohol treatment facilities looking to move to the area.There are already several clinics in Middlesboro. The new ordinance does not affect those businesses


Murder trial for Corbin man held until next year

Paul Parsons, 48, appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court Tuesday for the second straight day to allow for the court to be updated on a possible timetable for a number of items still in possession by the Kentucky State Police Crime Lab, where they are currently undergoing analysis. According to pro


Double homicide trial postponed despite defendant's objections – The News Journal

The trial of a Corbin man, who is charged with killing two people last year, is being postponed until next year over the objection of the defendant because all the lab results won’t be completed until late this year.


Laurel County woman reported missing

Harris is described as being 5’3” tall with a medium build, light complexion, and brown shoulder-length hair.


Man charged with attempted murder after hit-and-run

Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies Sam Mullins, John Luttrell and Darren Abner responded on Saturday, July 28 after reports of a man struck by a vehicle on Callebs Creek Road. Deputies found a 45-year-old male victim laying inside a ditch. He was taken by Knox EMS to Barbourville ARH for treatment.


Single vehicle crash sends one to hospital

A single vehicle crash on Sunday afternoon sent a London man to a Lexington hospital for serious injuries.Emergency personnel were called to the scene on Park Subdivision off Ky. 1189 around 3 p.m. The investigation into the accident indicates that a Jeep Cherokee ran off the roadway and hit a tree


Cole competency hearing delayed until September – The News Journal

If a Williamsburg man, who tried to have his name changed to Victor Von Frankenstein one week before he allegedly killed someone earlier this year, is found incompetent to stand trial next month, then he would be sent off to a state mental institution for treatment, and could still possibly be order


George Hays Road repairs expected to start next week – The News Journal

George Hayes Road is is still closed following the April 17 collapse of a portion of it, but work is slated to start next week to repair it.Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said that the materials were ordered Tuesday, and should arrive in town either late this week or early next week.“We will star


Police make arrest in Pulaski County school burglary - ABC 36 News

SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police have one suspect in custody and are looking for another in a burglary at Somerset High School.Security video shows two men entering the school on July 26 around 1:22 a.m. and taking several small items.- Advertisement -The Somerset Police Department says the two then st


Competency hearing in fatal stabbing case gets continued

Jeffrey Cole, 28, was scheduled to appear in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday for the hearing, though a new date was instead scheduled due to a conflict. In June, Cole underwent an evaluation at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center in La Grange to help determine his competency to stand tr