Bimble, KY

Two People Killed In Knox County Crash

Kentucky State Police report troopers responded to a 911 call of a car crash involving three cars on US 25-E in the Bimble community Sunday. Troopers arrived to find one person dead as KSP reconstructionists began an investigation. Investigators say apparently 23-year-old Fredrick Cody Carnes of Pineville was driving a pickup and ended up traveling north in the south bound lanes. A head on collision happened with a car driven by a 16-year-old from Girdler. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County Coroner. Troopers say a passenger in the car, a 17-year-old girl, was flown out to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The status of her injuries was unknown at last report. Troopers also discovered that a third car, driven by 41-year-old Steven Cox, was also traveling south and was struck by the other car, trying to avoid the crash. Cox did not receive any injuries from the crash. The crash remains under investigation by detective Jake Middleton. KSP does not suspect drugs or alcohol to be involved at this time.
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BIMBLE, KY (May 16, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police is reporting that on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 12:10 AM KSP Post 10 Harlan received a 911 call of a three vehicle collision on U.S. 25E in the Bimble community of Knox County. Trooper Kyle Trosper responded along...

Two Dead Following Three-Vehicle Collision

Kentucky State Police Officials in Harlan received a 911 call concerning a three-vehicle collision on US-25-E, in the Bimble Community of Knox county. The crash is said to have happened close to 12:00 AM on Sunday. Troopers found that 23-year-old Fredrick Cody Carnes, of Pineville, was operating a 2001 green...

Madison County man arrested on drug charges after chase

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A man from Madison County was arrested Monday morning after leading Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies on a foot chase. According to Laurel County Deputies, 35-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Farmer of Berea was stopped just off of Interstate 75 near KY-909 10 miles north of London around 2:00 a.m. Monday morning. He was in possession of suspected meth and heroin.

Laurel County Police Arrest Man On Meth And Heroin Charges

Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports Deputies Justin Taylor and Landry Collett with the department’s Drug Interdiction Unit arrested a man for possession of meth and heroin. During an investigation off I-75 and KY 909 north of London deputies found 35-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Farmer of Berea in possession of suspected methamphetamine and suspected heroin. During the investigation Farmer took off running and following a short foot chase was taken into custody. Farmer was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances, fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest and possession. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

2 dead in Knox County three-vehicle collision

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police received a call early Sunday morning of a three-vehicle collision on US 25E in the Bimble community of Knox County. KSP responded along with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department to begin an investigation. Police found Fredrick Carnes (23) of Pineville was traveling North in the southbound lanes of travel. Carnes collided head-on with a Dodge Charger driven by a 16-year-old male from Girdler.

Two dead in Knox County car crash involving three cars

BIMBLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan, received a 911 call of a car crash involving three cars on US 25-E in the Bimble community of Knox County around 12:10 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived on the scene, KSP confirmed one person dead and KSP reconstructionists arrived at the scene to investigate.

Megan Hicks of La Grange named to President's List at Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, KY (05/12/2022)-- In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the President's List for the spring 2022 semester. To be eligible for the President's List, students must be enrolled in at least...

Obituary for Matthew Steven Ricky Wood (2005-2022)

Barbourville, Ky. – Matthew Steven Ricky Wood, 16, of Girdler, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022. Matthew was the son of Rita and Steve Wood. A complete obituary will be posted here once completed. The Wood family will receive friends at Hopper Funeral Home, on Thursday, May 19, 2022,...

Grace Mathis Honored with Mary Mildred Sullivan Award at LMU Commencement

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Vice President for Academic Affairs W. Mark Tew, ThD, presented Grace Mathis, of Charlotte, North Carolina, with the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award at the LMU Spring Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 7, 2022. Since 1890, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation has presented Sullivan Awards to college students...

Donna Spade Rose

Donna Spade Rose of Knoxville, TN passed away on May 4, 2022. Donna was born in Middlesboro, KY on October 15, 1942 and graduated from Middlesboro High School as part of the Class of 1960. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Kentucky University in 1963, followed by a masters degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1970. Donna taught English at Bearden High School for many years in the Knox County, Tennessee School System and ultimately retired from teaching at Powell Valley High School in the Claiborne County (TN) School System. She was a Charter Member of Leadership Claiborne and a member of the Harrogate (TN) Garden Club. Donna was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Spade, her mother, Blanche Boatright Spade, and her husband, R. Jackson Rose. She is survived by her sister Gloria Kay Bunch of Cumming, GA; niece Lori (Greg) Porter of Cumming, GA, and nephew Ralph King of Milton, GA; her sons William Scott Buis of Knoxville, TN, Spade Rose of Knoxville, TN, and Shane (Amy) Rose of Knoxville, TN; her stepchildren Robert (Molly) Rose of Chesterfield, SC, and Colonel Debra Rose (Dave) McNamee of Spartanburg, SC; and her grandchildren Gryphon Buis, Cawood Rose, and Anna Greer Rose, all of Knoxville, TN. A gathering of family and friends will be Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 6PM until 7PM with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 7PM in the Arnett & Steele Valley Chapel, Harrogate, TN. The Arnett & Steele Valley Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Donna Spade Rose.

Scholarships Available for Mountain Heritage Literary Festival

Lincoln Memorial University’s (LMU) Mountain Heritage Literary Festival (MHLF) is coming up soon – June 10-11, 2022. Scholarships are available for anyone seeking financial assistance to attend, and contests are open as well. Organizers are excited to host the MHLF in person again after holding virtual events for the past two years. It will be held on the LMU main campus in Harrogate.