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UC BASKETBALL ADVANCES IN OT WIN OVER LANGSTON

The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men’s Basketball team opened up the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament on Wednesday morning as they took on the Lions of Langston University (LU).

Corbin man arrested in connection with Gatti’s burglaries

Corbin Police arrested a Corbin man Wednesday that they have been searching for in connection with two burglaries at Gatti’s Pizza on consecutive nights in early March. According to Corbin Police Major Rob Jones, the department’s public affairs officer, officers received a tip...

Fiscal court OKs $3 water tax for 911

Pat White Jr., Whitley County Judge-Executive 911 fees will never completely cover the cost of Whitley County E911, but the Whitley County Fiscal Court is looking to the water in the hopes of decreasing the portion of the budget shortfall that has to be covered out of t...

Escapees caught after police chase

Two inmates are being held in the Clinton County, Tennessee Jail where they arrested after escaping from a work detail at the state highway garage in Williamsburg Monday. 23-year-old Justin G. Jaynes and 24-year-old Michael I. Mayes reportedly drove off in a pickup truck about 3...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Fuson no longer chief deputy

K.Y. Fuson The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department now has one fewer officer, its former chief deputy, but no one is saying publicly why he is no longer with the agency. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell confirmed Monday afternoon that K.Y. Fuson, who had served as chief...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Water search suspended for missing man

Emergency officials have suspended dragging operations in the Clear Fork River for a Williamsburg man, who a Golden Alert was issued for on March 7. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said Saturday morning that efforts to search the river, which started...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

1 of 2 charges dismissed against Hall

A Corbin man, who recently had three felony cases against him dismissed with prejudice, got some good news and some bad news during a hearing Monday afternoon in Whitley District Court. The good news for Tristan Hall, 32, was that prosecutors agreed to dismiss a 2015 harassing...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Woman accused of theft from hospital

Corbin Police say a Williamsburg woman was under the influence of drugs when hospital security caught her attempting to steal supplies, bedding and a digital thermometer from her hospital room Friday morning. Twenty-eight-year-old Tara Sasser is facing charges of theft by...

Historical society gets deed to building

The Williamsburg City Council took the first steps during its monthly meeting Monday towards paying its part of a federally ordered recertification of the floodwall and levy that took place last year. The council held the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016