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Keavy woman indicted in fatal crash case

LAUREL COUNTY - A Keavy woman arrested last month following a fatal crash was indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Kayla Danielle Brock, 29, was named in a four-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Feb. 4. Brock was driving a 1991 Chevrolet pickup truck along Keavy Road whe

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 18:00:00

Accused murderer indicted on drug charges

A southern Laurel man accused of the shooting death of his wife earlier this month was indicted by a Laurel grand jury on Friday - but for drug charges from a December arrest rather than for the March 7 murder. Joshua Tate Davenport, 38, of 35 North Florence Road in Corbin, was named in a seven-coun

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

Man arrested after driving stolen vehicle

A Flat Lick man is behind bars after police caught him driving a stolen vehicle with drug paraphernalia located inside. On March 8 at approximately 1 a.m., Knox County Deputy Mikey Ashurst performed a traffic stop on David Wayne Washam, 46, of Flat Lick, who was driving a 1994 Toyota Corolla with an

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2018-03-19 12:00:19

Man indicted for school safety threats

It was a chaotic morning for both law enforcement and school officials. While the country was still reeling with shock from the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida school that took the lives of 17 people, Laurel County was experiencing its own form of panic. That panic was heightened on Wednesday, Feb. 21

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

Fox arrested, charged with rape

When officers from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office located a missing juvenile unresponsive at the residence of a Keavy man on April 12, 2017, the search was on to find Teddy Lynn Fox. That search ended Friday morning with his arrest off Slate Ridge Road, approximately six miles south of London. A

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

Officials: Texas Roadhouse coming to London, Kentucky

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain is making a new addition in London. The City of London announced the news on its Facebook page Monday afternoon. The Roadhouse will be by exit 38 off I-75 where a Shell Station is currently. Mayor Troy Rudder, judge-executive David Westerfie

WYMT.COM - 2018-03-19 23:20:00

2 McCreary men plead guilty in local court

Two McCreary County men were in Pulaski Circuit Court Thursday to plead guilty in separate cases. James Kenneth Petty, 25, of Pine Knot pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of indecent exposure in connection to incidents occurring in the summers of 2012 and 2013.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 11:30:00

City could start collecting restaurant taxes monthly

CORBIN - The City of Corbin is looking into collecting restaurant taxes on a monthly basis after several restaurants have been struggling to pay. At the suggestion of Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams, the Corbin City Commission agreed to have Corbin City Attorney Bob Hammons look into amending an or

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 01:05:00

Knox County Middle School officials update policy for metal detectors

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Knox County school officials say changes made in their policies and procedures regarding the new metal detectors are now approved by the board. Frank Shelton, Public Relations Director, says every school in the district now has a least one metal detector and so far the p

WYMT.COM - 2018-03-20 02:36:00

Five arrested for drugs by Sheriff's Office

Laurel County Sheriff deputies lucked into a sizable drug bust when investigating a different complaint Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called out to American Greeting Card Road on Tuesday to investigate the complaint of a possible trespassing. While they were canvassing the area, a press release f


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man charged with attempted murder of police officer

The man who authorities report hit two police cruisers during a high-speed pursuit across Knox County early Friday morning has entered a not guilty plea. Gary Patterson, 51, of Barbourville, was arraigned in the Knox County District Court on March 12 after a pursuit on March 9 landed him with fourte


Walk-off from detention center quickly nabbed

A Science Hill man that had been nearing the end of one prison sentence is facing new charges after walking way from the Pulaski County Detention Center Tuesday afternoon. Jonathan Toby Whiles, 34, had been lodged in the facility's "C-Pod" (for minimum-security inmates eligible for work release) on


Two sentenced for crimes with children

A man accused of abusing a 10 year old child nearly a year ago was sentenced in Laurel Circuit Court recently. John Newton Paolantino, 39, of East Bernstadt, is now fulfilling a six-year prison term on charges of first-degree criminal abuse of a child. The incident reportedly took place on April 29


Somerset man arrested on drug-related charges

A Somerset man was arrested on drug-related charges Tuesday after a Pulaski County Sheriff's Office deputy conducted a traffic stop on two people leaving a local motel. James Brad Townsend, 48, of Stevens Drive, was arrested and charged with first-degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Metham


Preliminary hearing set for Corbin man who allegedly killed wife

LAUREL COUNTY - A Corbin man charged in the shooting death of his wife last week is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing Tuesday, where testimony from the investigating officer could be heard. Joshua Tate Davenport, 38, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder after his wife,


Child calls 911 to report fight between grandparents

A Rockholds couple is facing assault charges after one of their granddaughters called 911 early Saturday morning to report that they were fighting, and police later seized a knife and a piece of wood with nails exposed that had the words, "Pain/may cause death" written on it. Whitley County Sheriff'


Local injured in crash with chartered team bus

A Corbin man is in the hospital after he collided with a charter bus on Sunday. Barbourville Police say James Foley, 38 of Corbin, was operating a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado truck when he collided with a charter bus carrying the University of Northwestern Ohio softball team. The bus, operated by Bucke


Mother arrested after fighting with child

Fighting her child led to one woman being arrested on a handful of charges Sunday night. Around 11 p.m. Sunday, Laurel County Sheriff Deputies were called out to Pine Grove School Road, approximately 8 miles south of London to a reported domestic disturbance. When deputies arrived, they found Samant


Knox County deputies reflect on injuries after hearing of Officer Hamilton's death

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Deputies Keith "Buster" Liford and Claude Hudson reflect on June 12th of last year, the day they were injured in the line of fire but lived to tell about it. Liford and Hudson strapped on their belts and took off in their cruisers, not knowing in a matter of seconds a si