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Judges put brakes on Whitley ‘Rocket Docket’

A pilot program in Whitley and McCreary counties that was designed to expedite the court process in many felony cases is being terminated after nearly six months of operation. In addition, criminal defendants in circuit court cases will no longer receive plea deals that call for...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

Police investigate minor explosion in Williamsburg

Williamsburg police say a minor explosion reported on Feb. 16 on King Mountain Road, which leads to the 911 tower, is apparently just an act of vandalism and not anything more serious. The explosion apparently happened about 5 p.m. on Feb. 16 and damaged a private gate that was...

Jackets, Lady Jackets end seasons at 50th District tournament

The third time was not the charm for the Williamsburg Lady Yellow Jackets Monday night as they fell to the Corbin Lady Redhounds 65-37 in the first round of this year’s 50th District tournament, being played at Whitley County High School.

Spring preview: Whitley Co baseball and softball

Continuing with our weekly series of stories previewing the upcoming spring season, this week we check in with the Whitley County High School baseball and softball programs.