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Police: W'burg man found sitting up in middle of road, slobbering on himself – The News Journal

William Hall, 34, is facing charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, public intoxication – controlled substance and first-degree promoting contraband.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-07-19 18:45:56

Laurel County Sheriff's arrests

— Adam Nick Carnes, age 33, of Flat Lick was arrested June 30 at 5:12 p.m. off Hanes Baker Road, approximately eight miles south of London, and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, resisting arrest, third-degree terroristic threatening and third-degree criminal mischief.

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-07-21 03:09:00

Judge rejects plea agreement in kidnapping case

James William Moore, 35, appeared in Laurel County Circuit Court Thursday for what was scheduled to be his sentencing, though that quickly fell apart after Judge Michael Caperton took a moment to review Moore’s pre-sentence investigation report, which lists and notes the criminal behavior of a parti

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-07-20 17:00:00

Two men charged with trying to pass counterfeit money in Corbin – The News Journal

Vernon Messer, 56, of Corbin and Douglas Bargo, 37, of Rockhold, were found to be in possession of a total of 14 counterfeit $100 bills.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-07-20 18:26:51

Case against man in alleged murder/arson could be dismissed

Bradley Justin Lawson, 36, appeared in Laurel County Circuit Court Thursday for Judge Michael Caperton’s motion hour to allow the judge to hear arguments from attorneys and rule on pending motions related to the case. Lawson’s attorney, Conrad Cessna, informed the court that he had filed a motion as

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-07-20 13:00:00

Corbin 11-12-year-olds will open state tournament play against Warren County North

“We gave them two days off, and mostly working on stuff at the plate,” Cima said. “We had a few little issues here and there at area and district tournaments, but from top to bottom hitting ball the ball well during our practices.

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-07-21 11:30:00

Burglary arrest in Bell Co. - ABC 36 News

Graphic Courtesy: MGN OnlineCALVIN, Ky. (WTVQ)- State police responded to a man who called saying he had two people detained in his garage after they broke in.KSP says 43-year-old Chris Asher and his daughter 25-year old Christy Asher had been going into the owner’s garage without him knowing for we

WTVQ - 2018-07-21 02:00:26

Williamsburg’s All-Stars reflect a growing league

Williamsburg sent an 11-year-old, as well as a 9-10 year-old All-Star team to the District 4 Tournament. Both teams fell into the loser bracket after the first round, then fell in their loser bracket game, but just sending the two teams to the district is a step into the right direction for the futu

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-07-21 01:00:00

Taproom in Williamsburg set to open this September

WILLIAMSBURG — A wave of new businesses are taking root in the City of Williamsburg over the coming months, with everything from a hotel to restaurants set to open by the end of the year, though one is something the city likely hasn’t seen since the era of Prohibition: a taproom.


Williamsburg Independent to expand on-site health services

The district’s school nurse is currently provided full-time through an agreement with Dayspring, but with the partnership, a licensed practical nurse will now also be on-hand on a full-time basis and a physician assistant will be available two and a half days per week. As for the services and techno


Medical emergency leads to Monday afternoon crash – The News Journal

“It could have been much worse given where she was at. Most likely nobody would have seen her had someone not seen her actually wreck. She could have been there for hours before anybody took notice of a van over there,” said Kentucky State Police Trooper Matt Ridener, who was the investigating offic


Sheriff: Intoxicated man driving a golf cart led deputies on a 'low-speed chase'

James J. McNeil, 44, of Artemus was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and second-degree fleeing or evading police.


'Usual Suspects' performing Friday at W'burg block party – The News Journal

The nine-piece group features five rhythm players, a four-piece horn section and a vocalist. They cover a wide range of music from the 1970s, rock, R&B, Motown, jazz and swing, said Williamsburg Main Street Manager Nannie Hays.


State police asking for public's help to find missing Corbin man – The News Journal

Master Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan, said Kevin Brock, 42, has been missing from his residence on Caldwell Street between Ford Street and North College Ave on July 8.


Fire at charcoal plant in Pulaski Co. - ABC 36 News

BURNSIDE, Ky. (WTVQ)- A fire broke out around 4 a.m. at the Kingsford Manufacturing Company while employees were inside, according to the plant manager.The plant manager says it’s a 24-hour plant so employees were inside, but everyone got out safely. Inside the building were bags of charcoal.- Adver


Drugs, stolen truck recovered as 2 arrested in attempted burglary

According to the Sheriff, when deputies arrived they saw people running away from the home. Deputies were able to catch Margaret M. Sharp, 43, of Jacksboro, Tennessee. Deputies say they found over 13 grams of suspected methamphetamine on Sharp, and say she had a Ford pick-up that had been reported s


Men accused of rape, kidnapping: Police searching for second, unidentified man

One Knox County man facing rape, sodomy, robbery and kidnapping charges pled not guilty in court on Monday while a second person accused of the same crimes remains at large.


‘Amazing Deals’ as new store opens doors

Offering everything from children’s clothing, toys and novelty items, Amazing Deals is the product of owner April Honeycutt’s dream to become an entrepreneur.


State police looking for missing Knox County man

CORBIN, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) -Kentucky State Police are looking for a Knox County man who has gone missing.According to state troopers, they received a call that 42-year-old Kevin Brock had gone missing.State police said the last time Brock had been seen was on Sunday, July 8 when he left his home of Cal


Corbin City Manager suspended for 30 days – The News Journal

The Corbin City Commission voted unanimously Monday night to suspend City Manager Marlon Sams for 30 days without pay.Following an executive session lasting more than one hour during the regular monthly meeting, the commissioners cited inaccuracies in the budget process relating to payroll in approv