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Corbin man indicted in fatal stabbing case

KNOX COUNTY – A Corbin man who was arrested in February for allegedly stabbing another man to death was indicted Friday by a Knox County grand jury. Jeffrey Todd Hammons, 52, was named in a three-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Feb. 22.


Police: Man killed in crash with parked semitruck identified

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — A Loveland man is dead following a Tuesday morning crash on Interstate 275 in Highland Heights. The crash happened just before 8 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the interstate near the 74/3 mile marker.


1.5 pounds of meth found at Laurel County hotel; 2 arrested

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - London police have arrested two and seized 1.5 pounds of methamphetamine in a Monday drug bust. Police say they received a tip about drug activity at the Baymont Inn on Ky. 192 Monday. Officers seized $10,000 along with the meth and two guns.


3 arrested after drugs, toddler found in Kentucky home

NORTONVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Authorities have arrested three after finding a toddler inside a home where drugs were present. WFIE reports several law enforcement agencies responded to an apartment in Nortonville where they found synthetic drugs, prescription drugs, paraphernalia and cash.


Plane struck by lightning makes emergency landing in Kentucky

HEBRON, KY. (FOX19) - A Southern Air car flight operating for DHL made an emergency landing at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport early Monday after it was struck by lightning, officials said.


Man charged with rape, sodomy of underage female

A man who allegedly had sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl is now facing legal charges for those offenses. Brian A. Johnston, 31, of College Street in Corbin (Knox County), is held under $75,000 cash bond on charges of third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy from incidents occurring in 2018.


Kentucky mail carrier air lifted to hospital after dog attack

HOPKINSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A mail carrier had to be airlifted to an area hospital after a dog attack in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. According to police report, the victim was delivering mail when a pit bull ran out of the home and “began to viciously attack” her. It took two people to fight the dog of


Corbin-London area transportation company honors associate for 25 years of safety

Averitt Express recently honored associate Scott Clouse of Corbin for 25 years of safety. Averitt has developed a culture of safety by measuring both vehicle and driver performance through a series of indicators. It also strives to have the safest trucks on the road, aiming for continual improvement


Two men indicted on charges related to burglary, arson

KNOX COUNTY – Two Bimble men who allegedly broke into and burglarized the home of a man facing murder charges before setting fire to the home were indicted Friday by a Knox County grand jury.


Governor says significant western Kentucky economic development coming soon

BOWLING GREEN -- Gov. Matt Bevin plans to make an economic development announcement "in the coming days" that will be the single, largest capital investment that has ever been made in Kentucky at one time.


Corbin, Lily residents among five people arrested in drug bust

A Corbin man and two Lily residents were among five people were arrested on drug-related charges at a London residence Thursday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jamal Daniel Doud, 24, of Corbin, Randy Lloyd Mullins, 23, and Heather Anne Philpot, 20, both of Lily, after discovering


Medical marijuana users should be patients — in Kentucky, they’re criminals

I am a civil rights lawyer who lost an important case last week. Losses are an inevitability in my line of work; you learn to take your lumps. But this one is different. Had this suit been successful, it would have allowed doctors to prescribe cannabis to patients who need it in the commonwealth of


Redhound Productions students finish strong in regional competition

CORBIN — Several Corbin High School students were recently recognized for their outstanding work in media. Redhound Productions, a school-based enterprise of Corbin High School students, has been functioning for many years and excelling in regional, state and national competitions.


Williamsburg Superintendent Couch announces retirement

After 27 years in education, including four as Williamsburg Independent Schools Superintendent, Dr. Amon Couch is retiring. At a special called school board meeting Tuesday morning, Couch announced his decision to step down effective June 30.


Texas Roadhouse staff welcome locals to new London location

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - A new restaurant opened its doors in London Monday. The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Texas Roadhouse was held at noon. City officials and Texas Roadhouse staff cut the ribbon together.


LCSO offering extra patrol while homeowners are away

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says that with spring break coming up, they are offering extra patrol to those who are going on vacation. The sheriff’s office says to send them information on where your home is, and when you will be gone ,and they can provide extra patr


One man dead after bike and pickup collide in Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - One man is dead after being hit by a truck in Laurel County. According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the victim was on a bicycle at the time of the crash.


Sheriff: Man charged after trying to run over three, including one child

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) – A man is behind bars facing multiple charges of wanton endangerment after authorities investigated an assault complaint. According to the Sheriff, deputies were called to Robert E. Cox Road around 9:20 p.m. Saturday night. While on their way, deputies say they learned a suspect,


Scott Walker, 76, of the Walker Brothers dies

LONDON (AP) — Scott Walker, the influential singer, songwriter and producer whose hits with the Walker Brothers in the 1960s included “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore,” has died. He was 76.


Lynn Camp picks up two wins over Thomas Walker, Virginia

LYNN CAMP — Lynn Camp improved to 3-1 after picking up two wins during a doubleheader sweep against Virginia’s Thomas Walker High School. The Lady Wildcats recorded wins of 11-6 and 9-2, respectively, and will be back in action today at home against Williamsburg at 5:30 p.m.