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Corbin High School graduation planned for May 22

  UPDATE: Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox announced Thursday that graduation will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. Cox said the date and time are the best choice to ensure that all of the graduation senior can be present along with family and friends who are traveling from out of...

Whitley schools part of pilot project

The Whitley County school district has agreed to take part in a pilot project, which is designed to help some local low-income residents increase their employment opportunities. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved a memorandum of...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Trimble agrees to reduce murder charge

Prosecutors formally agreed in court Tuesday morning that they were going to amend a murder charge to first-degree assault against a Williamsburg man in connection with the 2015 stabbing of his former stepfather. William “Creed” Keisling, 42, was initially charged...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Police from two agencies charge Elswick

A Williamsburg man is now facing charges in connection with an alleged break-in at a Williamsburg business, and the theft of a vehicle from another Williamsburg business following separate investigations by different police agencies. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy John...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Three arrested at Landmark Inn

Corbin Police arrested three people Saturday night in connection with suspected drug activity at a local motel. Officers arrested 35-year-old Sarah Cox on multiple drug possession charges, 26-year-old Marti Payne on drug trafficking and possession charges, and 40-year-old William...

One arrested for marijuana trafficking

A tip about possible drug activity in the Brown’s Creek area of Whitley County led to the arrest of a Rockholds man for trafficking marijuana Saturday night. Sixty-three-year-old John W. Chatham is facing charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, trafficking...

Work – life balance

Balancing your personal life from your professional life is no easy task! In the world we live, it is increasingly difficult to say no to work assignments and yes to spending time with family. Some of us long to get promoted with our jobs and steadily climb the ladder. Others...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016
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Kayakers go over Cumberland Falls

Two world champion kayakers have become local Internet sensations after successfully going over Cumberland Falls Saturday and living to tell about it. Twenty-seven-year-old Nick Troutman, and 22-year-old Dane Jackson added traversing Cumberland Falls to their list of...

Timely tips – spring calving cows

• Stay alert!  The spring calving season should be in full swing now, top priority should be to get a live calf and keep cows in sufficient body condition to rebreed early. Calving areas should be accessible and as clean and as free of mud as possible. Pastures which have good...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016
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Sprinkles ousted as Knox superintendent

There wasn’t an empty chair left in the room as the Knox County Board of Education began their meeting Tuesday afternoon. Once seats were filled, people began to line along the walls and sit in the floor. All were eager to hear the outcome of the meeting. For weeks, the community...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016
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