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Local woman arrested after foot chase with deputies

A Somerset woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after engaging in a short foot chase with a Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy. Amy N. Meece, 35, of Sulphur Springs Hollow Road, was arrested after officers located her at her residence. As a result of the incident, Meece was charged with first-degree Pos

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Police searching for missing Laurel County man

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are searching for a Laurel County man, who went missing on Sunday. Robert T. Smith was last seen off Hooppole Creek road, 10 miles east of London at around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Smith is 6 feet tall, 190 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gra

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 12:59:00

Two airlifted after single-vehicle crash on SR70

ROGERSVILLE - Two men were flown by medical helicopters to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport from the scene of a serious Monday afternoon traffic crash on Tenn. Hwy. 70 North near Perry Smith Lane. A preliminary accident report made available by Highway Patrol Lt. Richard Garrison indicated

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-20 14:15:00

The Latest: Girl in critical condition after school shooting

Deputies, federal agents and rescue personnel, converge on Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018 in Great Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Susan Walsh A Maryland Sheriff says the gunman at Great Mills High School is dead after he shot two students and a s

DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-20 17:37:50

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

Teacher rally held to fight pension crisis

Teachers and educators from various counties gathered Sunday at the Bell Theater in Pineville to make their voices heard regarding the overhaul to Kentucky's pension system - which will uniformly disadvantage both current teachers and retirees. "I'm glad to see this group of people here today standi

DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 14:18:00

Man accused of stabbing two indicted

WHITLEY COUNTY - A Williamsburg man who fatally stabbed one person and seriously injured two others over a two-day span in January was indicted Monday by a Whitley County grand jury. Jeffrey Cole, 27, was named in a two-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Jan. 15 and another, separa

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 23:00:00

Free ice cream cone at Dairy Queen to celebrate first day of spring

Free ice cream cone day at all participating Dairy Queens will be held Tuesday, March 20. In lieu of payment, donations will be accepted for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of which East Tennessee Children's Hospital is one. This is the fourth year for the free ice cream cone fundraising campai

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 17:00:01

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


Doctor to surrender license, pay nearly $1 million

A Coeburn physician who prescribed Ritalin and hydrocodone to an undercover investigator will serve two months' probation, pay a $25,000 fine, surrender his medical license and pay $945,000 in restitution and forfeiture. Gurcharan Singh Kanwal, 78, of Wise, was sentenced last week in U.S. district c

COALFIELD.COM - 2018-03-20 04:04:00

Anderson County. court clerk accused of harassment files defamation lawsuit

CLINTON, Tenn. (WATE) - After facing claims of sexual harassment and a lawsuit, Anderson County's circuit court clerk has filed a lawsuit of his own. William T. Jones is alleging defamation as he sues a woman over her statement to the county's human resources department. Jones was censured last mont

WATE - 2018-03-19 23:04:46

School shooting: Student taking shelter at school says he feels safe

GREAT MILLS, MD (RNN) - Two people are injured, one female student critically, after a male student opened fire at at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, MD. The other student injured is a male student. A school resource officer shot the shooter, but it's not clear if the officer killed th

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:32:43

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


Woman accused of shooting husband indicted

LAUREL COUNTY - A Gray woman who allegedly shot her husband last month was indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Linda Belew, 53, was named in a one-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Feb. 3. Belew was arrested after the Laurel County Sheriff's Department was contacted con


'There are serious fans in this part of Kentucky'

March Madness is upon us. I was supposed to be at a church meeting this Sunday afternoon in Middlesboro over the 1:00 through 3:00 time. Oh, my, was I supposed to make a choice between the church meeting and the championship game between our beloved Wildcats and the Volunteers? What to do? Well, whe


Man charged with robbery, kidnapping has trial date set

LAUREL COUNTY - A jury trial has been set for a Corbin man who allegedly threatened to kill a woman and her infant child before robbing her late last year. James William Moore, 35, was arrested Dec. 26, 2017 and charged with two counts of kidnapping, first-degree robbery, two counts of third-degree


Bean Station man to plead guilty to child porn charges

A 43-year-old man who lived in Morristown before moving to Bean Station signaled Thursday he will plead guilty to distributing child pornography, a crime that exposes him to a federal prison term ranging from five to 20 years, according to court documents. Unlike some child-porn purveyors, Donnie Ta


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.


Saturday Night Thunder Storms Shower Hail on Hawkins County

ROGERSVILLE - Thunder storms packing hail roared into the Rogersville area from the north about 8 p.m. Saturday, leaving lawns and roadways strewn with marble-sized hailstones and causing possible damage to roofs and vehicles. The National Weather Service in Morristown had issued a thunder storm wat


Help from the ground up

The monthly Bell County Fiscal Court meeting is not just a time to check off the usual business. It is also an open forum for the public and a place where local people and organizations can come to speak on any topic they feel is pertinent. In addition, they may share appreciation and spread awarene