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Laurel County Police Arrest Two Men On Alcohol And Endangering The Welfare Of A Minor Charges During Traffic Stop

Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports Deputy Tommy Houston and Deputy Bobby Jones pulled over a car on KY 770 near Corbin. During the stop deputies noticed an open alcoholic beverage container in the console of the vehicle and a strong odor of alcohol from the driver, 19-year-old Houston Stidham of London and a passenger, 23-year-old Tanner Cannon of Corbin. Also in the vehicle was an underage girl. Both men were determined to be under the influence and arrested. Stidham was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, open alcoholic beverage container and unlawful transaction with a minor. Cannon was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and unlawful transaction with a minor. Both were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center. The underage girl was released to other responsible adults.
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County discusses Coal Miner’s Memorial

During a recent meeting, the Harlan County Fiscal heard from city of Harlan Mayor Joe Meadors regarding some concerns about the Coal Miner’s Memorial monument that stands on the lawn of the Harlan County Courthouse. Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley called on Meadors to address the court early in...

Power restored in Claiborne Co. after tree breaks 3 utility poles

CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - Powell Valley Electric Cooperative crews restored power for nearly 100 Claiborne County residents after a fallen tree broke multiple utility poles, a social media post from the company shared. A spokesperson said a large Oak tree fell in the Cumberland Gap and Harrogate area near...

Police Searching For Stolen Vehicles In Knox County

Officials with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department are currently asking for the public’s assistance in finding two stolen vehicles. The first is a green Honda 420 Rancher ATV, which was stolen off of RT 6 in the Gray area on June 22nd. The second vehicle, a 2016 Harley Davidson, was stolen on Standard Avenue on Thursday, June 23rd.

Obituary for Misty Hope Brown (1976-2022)

Mrs. Misty Hope Brown, 45, of Louisville, formerly of Barbourville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 22, 2022 at her home. She was the daughter of Ruth Owens Crawford and the late Charles Ed Crawford born on July 31, 1976 in Corbin. Misty was an elementary school teacher and a member...

Obituary for Nina Miracle Sowders, 78

Mrs. Nina Miracle Sowders, age 78, wife of Earl Howard Sowders of Football Field Lane, Corbin, Kentucky passed away on Friday afternoon at her residence. She was the mother of Earl Howard Sowders, Jr. and wife, Jill of Georgetown, Kentucky, David Blaine Sowders and wife, Melissa of Knoxville, Tennessee, Sharon Diane Sproule and Davina Rachelle North and husband, John all of Corbin, Kentucky and Brittany Marie Bogle of Barbourville, Kentucky. She was the sister of Melvin Dean Miracle and Charles Miracle and wife, Wanda all of Corbin, Kentucky. She was a special cousin to Geri Powers of Corbin, Kentucky and a special friend to Bobbie Davis and Sandye Chumley both of Corbin, Kentucky. She was also blessed with five grandchildren, Michelle Eggen and husband, Chris of Louisville, Kentucky, Paul Jason Helton and wife, Amanda and Julian North all of Corbin, Kentucky, Noelle Smith and husband, Jack and David C. Sowders all of Knoxville, Tennessee, plus a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.

Corbin Police Department looking for theft suspect

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - On Friday, Corbin Police shared a post on Facebook asking the public for help identifying a theft suspect. The suspect is accused of taking more than $2,000 worth of jewelry from a Belk department store. If you have any information, you can call 606-528-1122.

Disturbance call leads to multiple charges for Osborne

DUFF, TN (WLAF) – A Duff woman attempted to flee but failed in her attempt. Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Phillips answered a call about a disturbance at 1410 Hwy 90, Duff. The alleged individual involved in the disturbance was identified as Sandra Dean Osborne. As Phillips arrived...
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Loretta Adkins Lee, 98

Loretta Adkins Lee, 98, was born in Fonde, KY, in 1924 to coal miner Dock Adkins and Minnie Goad Adkins (deceased). Siblings deceased were Bobby, Glyness, Lacy, and Lorene. She was the wife of Howard Jonathan Lee, Sr. (Pinky), deceased, who was from Colmar, KY. Loretta leaves behind two children,...

An Introverts Guide to College

Being an introvert in a world built for extroverts is a struggle, to say the least. It seems like every aspect of life, especially in college, is surrounded by “putting yourself out there” or “trying and talk to everyone,” which is all good advice… for an extrovert. Sometimes these tips are inevitable and actually do work, but, honestly, “putting myself out there” is becoming a part of my villain origin story. But don’t worry, college is fun, even for the most introverted person out there, and I’m here to tell you how to obtain that.

LMU baseball camps continue through July

Head coach Justin Haywood and the Lincoln Memorial University baseball program will host five youth camps this summer, with online registration applications still being accepted for four remaining sessions through July. Remaining Sessions:. • Session 2: June 27 – 30 • Session 3: July 11 – 14 •...

LMU Law Promotes Professor Katie Tolliver Jones

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) Vice President and Dean Matthew R. Lyon has announced the promotion of Director of Academic Success and Assessment Katie Tolliver Jones to Associate Professor of Law. Jones joined the faculty of LMU Law in August 2017. Since that time, she has...

Tazewell woman charged with arson

HANCOCK COUNTY — An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Tazewell woman accused of arson. In May 2021, TBI agents joined the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Alanthus Hill Volunteer Fire Department in investigating a...

Obituary for Vencil “Big V” Phipps (1939-2022)

Mr. Vencil “BIG V” Phipps, 82, of Barbourville, passed away Monday evening, June 20th, 2022 at Saint Joseph Lexington. He was the son of the late Herman and Pauline Phipps born on October 1st, 1939 in Harlan, KY. Vencil retired from Barbourville City School in 2015 with over...

James “Jim” Garfield Prater, 96

James “Jim” Garfield Prater, age 96, of Middlesboro, KY, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Middlesboro Nursing and Rehab Facility in Middlesboro, KY. He was born May 6, 1926, in Balkan, KY; the son of the late Roscoe Truman Prater and Rosa Lee Brown. Jim...

Catheryn Sue Bolinger, 72

Catheryn Sue Bolinger, age 72, of Middlesboro, Kentucky, formerly of Lafollette, Tennessee passed away peacefully on June 21, 2022 while surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 20, 1949 in Campbell County, Tennessee to the late Elihue and Mary Walden Wilson. Catheryn was a special and loving...