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Woman killed in Corbin McDonalds parking lot

 

A woman was killed in the    Corbin Master Street McDonalds parking lot Monday afternoon. Photo by Dean Manning

A woman was killed in the Corbin Master Street McDonalds parking lot Monday afternoon.
Photo by Dean Manning

A Corbin woman was struck and killed in the Corbin Master Street McDonalds parking lot Monday afternoon.

Kentucky State Police say a black Ford F-150 pickup, driven by Aaron Potter, 19, of Corbin, was traveling on Commonwealth Avenue and then pulled into the parking lot of McDonalds at a high rate of speed. The pickup then struck Norma Hicks, 66, of Parkers Lake as she exited the restaurant.

Hicks was pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County Deputy Coroner Floyd Blevins.

The 19-year-old driver of the truck was not injured in the collision. The driver was taken to Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin for a blood test. No charges have been filed at this time.

The collision is still under investigation by KSP Accident Reconstructionist Mike Cornett.

Sheriff’s Report

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Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is reporting the following Enforcement Actions:

On August 17, 2015 Deputy Claude Hudson observed a vehicle run a stop sign on KY 3436 in Corbin, After stopping the vehicle Deputy Hudson arrested the driver, Jerry Wayne Caldwell age 42 of Corbin, KY charging him with Failure to stop at a Stop Sign Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs and No Insurance. Deputy Hudson also arrested the passenger, Ronnie Allen Taylor age 33 of Woodbine, KY charging him with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both men were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On August 18, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Shawn Dillingham age 43 of Bryant’s Store, KY on three Knox County Bench warrants for failure to appear on Flagrant Non-Support charges, and failure to pay fines on a Public Intoxication charge and several traffic related charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On August 18, 2015 Knox County Court Security Officer William Hamilton executed an Knox County Bench warrant on Samuel Owens age 41 of Gray, KY for failure to appear on charges of Public Intoxication and Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition Under $500. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On August 19, 2015 Deputy Jason Carmack was dispatched to Bill Sowders Lane to a residence where a female was asked to leave and would not leave. Deputy Carmack arrested Patricia Honeycutt age 53 of Flat Lick, KY for Alcohol Intoxication. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On August 19, 2015 Deputy Claude Hudson investigated a report of a stolen firearm that had been pawned to another individual. Through the investigation the firearm was linked to Brian Klette. Deputy Hudson arrested Brian Klette age 26 of Artemus, KY charging him with Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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Knox Board welcomes new teachers

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Knox County Board of Education welcomed 25 new teachers to the team. Before the Wednesday, Aug. 25 meeting, new teachers from throughout the county were treated to a reception, and during the meeting were presented with a gift to show the board’s appreciation.

Other topics included:

  • The board agreed to keep real estate tax the same as last year at 50.4 percent. Dexter Smith, Chair of the board said, “With the average income for Knox Countians being as low as it is, I just don’t have the heart to raise it.”

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Released from Knox County Detention Center

Knox County Detention Center Barbourville, KY

Knox County Detention Center
Barbourville, KY

Released from Knox County Detention Center 8/28/15 (Friday)

Anthony L. Brinyark, William R. Crawford, Mark C. Daniels, Clifford R. Fischer, Jerry M. Hibbard, Allen Honeycutt, Clifford S. Louden, Carl S. Merida, Christopher Vandusen and Chirstopher S. West.

 

Released from Knox County Detention Center 8/29/15 (Saturday)

Donald L. Castle, George B. Jones, Nile A. Mitchell, Christie D. Smith and Tressia G. Sprinkles.

 

Released from Knox County Detention Center 8/30/15 (Sunday)

Tony Broughton.

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