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Word of IRS phone scam in Laurel CountyFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:21:05 +0000
Another investigation into an apparent phone scam happening in Laurel County. A caller advises they are from the IRS and that money is owed them –and that the IRS would take legal action to take away their house, car, and even drivers license, or have them arrested by law enforcement. The sheriffs department says it’s […]
Knox County burglary under investigationFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:19:05 +0000
A burglary under investigation underway in Corbin. On Tuesday at approximately 4:00 p.m. two unknown white men broke into a warehouse located off Liberty Church Road in the Corbin community of Knox County. While inside they stole several new refrigerator unit condensers. They loaded them onto a dolly that was hooked up to a green […]
Laurel-London 911 Funding ApprovedThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:42:32 +0000
Funding for the London-Laurel County 911 dispatch center will continue for another year. Accordint to today’s Times Tribune, the Laurel County Fiscal Court approved that funding, that provides payments of 10 thousand dollars each, per month, to the court and city of London. The agreement is renewed annually.
Food Stamps May Now Be Used At More Farmers MarketsThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:42:03 +0000
Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says food stamp benefits can be used at an increasing number of farmers markets here in Kentucky. Comer says up to 225 farmers markets and individual producers now use Electronic Benefit Transfer equipment, representing a more than 10-fold increase from the 21 markets participating as recently as in 2010.
New Busses Coming To Knox CountyThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:41:41 +0000
Two new school buses are coming to the fleet in Knox County. The board of education says each will cost just under 95 thousand dollars. Each bus is handicap accessible and each is air conditioned. The motion to buy the buses was passed without opposition. Older buses in the fleet will now be classified as […]
Don’t Forget The Eyes When Making Back To School PlansThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:33:46 +0000
Summer vacation is nearing an end for most Kentucky school students and parents are busy buying supplies and school clothes and making other arrangements for the start of another school year. One thing that needs to be on the back-to-school list is a comprehensive eye exam for all students. Richard Farmer reports…