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17 indicted in Knox County grand jury

KNOX COUNTY - A Bledsoe man who was shot in July after allegedly threatening to kill law enforcement officers was indicted Friday by a Knox County grand jury. Brandon L. Moses, 29, was named in a 12-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred July 22. On that date, Knox County Dispatch rece

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 06:25:00

London man jailed in connection with southern Laurel County shooting Wednesday

Justin Dean Hampton is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree criminal abuse, tampering with physical evidence and falsely reporting an incident. A London man allegedly shot at two people during an alleged altercation Wednesday while he was dropping off his two-year-old son at r

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-22 18:07:52

Corbin City Utilities warns of phone scam

If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Corbin City Utilities asking for payment of a late bill, then hang up. It's a scam. The Corbin Police Department has received information that Corbin City Utility customers have received collection calls asking customers to pay their utility bil

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-22 19:04:58

Alice Elizabeth "Beth " Faulkner

Alice Elizabeth "Beth " Faulkner, of Corbin, formerly of Talbott, TN, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Baptist Health. She was a daughter of the late Carson Oldfield and Rebecca Faulkner. Beth was a graduate of Fugazzi Business College and was a former office manager for both Precision Pa

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-22 12:51:10

TBI: Jellico man indicted after pointing gun at police

An investigation by TBI special agents has resulted in the indictment of a Jellico man on a number of charges, including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, according to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation press release. On Aug. 24, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Eff

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 20:56:46

Rock painting provides fun, relaxing activity for all ages

CORBIN - Painting rocks may seem like a pretty simple concept, but the activity has gained popularity among all age groups and on Thursday evening, a group gathered at the Corbin Public Library to do just that - paint rocks. Dee Malloy, who hosts Miss Dee's art activities at the library often, said

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 03:27:00

Escapee sends schools into lockdown

Two Knox County schools were under lockdown approximately one hour after a jail inmate escaped work release. On September 18 at approximately 9 a.m., Elmer Burnette, 52, of Gray, ran away from work release while working on a road clearing crew on U.S. 25E near the front of Knox Central High School.

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2017-09-23 10:00:04

The Museum Joins Smithsonian's 13th Annual Museum Day Live

The McCreary County Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine's thirteenth annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution's Washington, D

THEMCCREARYVOICE.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Ky. 461 crash claims local man

One man was killed and two others injured in a three-vehicle wreck that happened around 9:50 a.m. Friday on Ky. 461, about two miles north of the Ky. 80 intersection. Wilford Purcell, 80, of Dahl Elrod Road, Somerset, was pronounced dead at the scene by Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk. Two other

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 22:40:00

Effort underway to preserve historic cemetery

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - The large 19th-century tombstone is engraved with only a few lines, but it tells quite a story. The size (and thus expense) of the marker indicates a fairly well-off pioneer family in the area now known as Bowling Green. The inscription on the tombstone also claims that it

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 17:21:02

Man indicted for theft, exploitation

He is accused of pocketing over $110,000 over a six-year period - money gained by allegedly misrepresenting the interests of two elderly people. Clyde E. Hopkins, 73, of 2652 Ky. 1023 in Lily, will now answer to those accusations in Laurel Circuit Court. Hopkins was named in a five-count indictment

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-09-22 13:49:00

US first lady to Invictus athletes: "Bring home the gold'

TORONTO (AP) - U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday encouraged the American team participating in an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans to take their "fighting spirit" and "bring home the gold." Mrs. Trump also applauded the team members for their contributions,

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 21:36:08

The Sun rises in new play about Murdoch's tabloid revolution

LONDON (AP) - Rupert Murdoch has power, wealth - and legions of detractors, who say the media mogul's tabloids and TV stations have fueled crass celebrity culture, phone hacking and fake news. A new play in London explores the roots of his success and his divisiveness. "Ink" shows how Murdoch revolu

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 14:37:57

Goodwill hosting Older Persons Job Fair

Goodwill Industries on South Main Street in London will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. The store is located in the Carnaby Square Shopping Center. The job fair is focused on assisting unemployed persons age 55 and older in finding jobs and is an Equal Opportun

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-09-22 13:58:00

Couple indicted for February car theft

Two London residents are facing a nine count indictment stemming from a Feb. 9 incident that involved the discovery of drugs and a stolen vehicle in their possession. Timothy Benjamin Hampton, 28, of 785 McWhorter Victory Road, and 36-year-old Chasta Dell Roberts of 304 CAP Drive, both in London, fa

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2017-09-22 13:47:00

World Chicken Festival turns on the skillet

Gospel star Guy Penrod opened the Stage of Stars on Thursday night, performing contemporary and traditional gospel music before a large crowd.Photo by Nita Johnson The 28th annual World Chicken Festival opened Thursday in London. The festival will continue throughout the weekend with Thompson Square

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 03:29:00

UK: Tate to reunite Picasso nudes for first time since 1932

LONDON (AP) - An exhibition at London's Tate Modern will reunite three Picasso nudes painted days apart but not displayed together for almost a century, the gallery said Thursday. "Nude, Green Leaves and Bust," ''Nude in a Black Armchair" and "The Mirror" are boldly colored depictions of the artist'

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:15:38

ATM at 50: An oddity then, but it changed consumer behavior

NEW YORK (AP) - An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They're ubiquitous - and possibly still a necessity, despite the big changes in how people pay fo

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:34:59

Adults, youth can enter Louie Bluie art show

Artists of all ages are welcome to participate in the visual-art judging and exhibit at the Louie Bluie Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville. Art by adults will be on display in the Pavilion, while youth art will be exhibited in a 30x40-foot tent on the

LAFOLLETTE PRESS - 2017-09-21 17:02:00

London mayor: Uber to blame for loss of license in city

LONDON (AP) - The mayor of London says people angry about the decision by transit authorities to strip Uber of its license to operate in the city should blame the ride-hailing company itself. Sadiq Khan said in a statement Saturday that it would be wrong "to license Uber if there was any way this co

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 13:09:37