CSX Corporation has advised that the railroad crossing south of Gray at KY 233 mile point 4.6 (Big Indian Road), will be under construction beginning on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 4 and concluding on the evening ofto allow for repairs. Motorists may experience delays, but detours will be provided in an adjacent location.
This message is provided as a courtesy of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Road condition reports for District 11 routes are available by calling 511 or by visiting the 511 travel and traffic information web site at http://511.ky.gov.
A Sunday morning fire heavily damaged a Barbourville residence.
At around 11:30 a.m., Barbourville firefighters responded to a call of a fire on Sampson Lane in north Barbourville. When firefighters arrived they found thick smoke coming from the single-story brick residence belonging to Ruth Ann Hill.
Although the cause of the blaze has not yet been released, it is believed to have started in the home's kitchen area.
For additional details, check out the next edition of The Mountain Advocate.
A Gray man died from injuries sustained in Thursday crash on U.S. 25E in front of Lynn Camp High School.
According to KSP Trooper Russ Maynard, a 2013 Fiesta, driven by 78-year-old Edward Carter was attempting to turn left onto KY 830 when Carter reportedly failed to yield the right-of-way to a 2007 Doge Ram that was southbound on U.S. 25E.Register to read more...
Woodbine firefighters were called to the scene on Meadow Creek Road about 10 p.m. when Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an alarm at the shelter indicated a window had been breached.
According to Sheriff Colan Harrell, Detective John Hill, who initially responded to the alarm company’s call, along with firefighters, entered the building to free the animals inside. As the fire spread, Hill and the firefighters were forced to abandon their efforts.Register to read more...