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Plotnick found guilty of manslaughter, to serve eight years in prison

When Samuel Plotnick's trial began Wednesday morning he was potentially facing a life sentence for murder and up to 20 years in prison for allegedly assaulting four police officers.

Effort dropped to get names of those who asked for Whitley audit

Whitley County’s Judge-Executive has dropped an effort to root out the names of individuals whose complaints triggered an state audit into the county’s finances following the release of a document by the office of the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts which indicates two of the county’s magistrates are at least partially responsible for the examination.

Corbin man, one of 28 indicted on meth charges, wants evidence against him thrown out

A Corbin man who is among 28 individuals facing federal charges of conspiring to manufacturing methamphetamine in Whitley County is asking a judge to throw out the evidence in the case that he claims was secured without a search warrant.

Kriebel named new Corbin Tourism Director

Following the resignation of Corbin Tourism Director Portia Flowers-Gosser on Aug. 19, Commission Chair Alan Onkst said Associate Director Maggy Kriebel’s title would remain associate director.

Whitaker family donates funds for 20 new decorative trashcans in downtown Corbin

Corbin’s Main Street Manager is hoping that the purchase of 20 new garbage cans for Main Street will solve an age-old dilemma downtown.

Man accused of hitting cyclist with van had two previous DUIs

A Corbin man who is facing DUI and assault charges after he hit and severely injured a 17-year-old who was riding his bike on U.S. 25 last Thursday, has at least two other DUI’s and two alcohol intoxication charges on his criminal record.

McConnell says Senate reelection bid like a 'knife fight' during Corbin fundraiser Tuesday

Likening his race for U.S. Senate to a "slugfest" and a "knife fight," Mitch McConnell said during a fundraiser in Corbin Tuesday evening that he expects to secure a narrow victory in November and hopes it comes with another prize too — a promotion to Senate Majority Leader.

Old Fashioned Trading Days starts Thursday; recently named among top festivals in KY

Williamsburg's Old Fashioned Trading Days, which kicks off Thursday, has been named one of the 2014 Top Fall Festivals and Events by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association.

Harris wins 2014 Miss Whitley County Fair Pageant

Williamsburg High School student Haley Harris is the new Miss Whitley County Fair 2014.

UPDATE: Police accuse reckless driver of causing fiery semi-truck crash on I-75

Kentucky State Police say an Ohio man was driving recklessly and under the influence of alcohol when he lost control of his car on Interstate 75 resulting in a fiery crash with a tractor-trailer truck that shut down traffic in both directions Friday night.