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Senior Spotlight: 2016 Williamsburg Track & Field

The Williamsburg High School track and field team is coming off of another impressive performance this past Saturday at Pulaski Southwestern’s Warrior Invitational. They were back in Somerset Tuesday night at Pulaski Co High School’s all-comers meet, and they are scheduled to...

Redhound tennis: Dixon hopes to continue winning tradition in 2016 season

Each spring the Corbin tennis teams take the court again with the expectation of conquering the region and returning to compete at the KHSAA state championships. This year is no different, and Head Coach Nickie Dixon says that she is feeling good about what she’s seen out of her...

Corbin Sears store makes remarkable comeback

Sears in Corbin was once one of the “go-to” stores for individuals needing appliances or tools and manager Tim Petro is working to return the store to those days. Petro was brought in to manage the store located in Forest Hills Shopping Center on Aug. 2, a few weeks after Kyle...

Whitley bus driver fired after leaving autistic kid alone on bus for 5 hours

A Whitley County school bus driver has been fired after an 11-year-old autistic boy was left alone on a school bus on March 15 for over five hours. “District policy mandates that the bus driver walk to the back of the bus after each run to check for any students remaining...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016

Free drug testing kits for parents delayed

An effort to provide free saliva-based drug testing kits to parents at various locations in Whitley County has been delayed. The “Give Me A Reason” drug prevention initiative is a voluntary drug-testing program through the Appalachian High Intensity Drug Trafficking...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to hold town forum in Williamsburg

U.S. Senator Rand Paul will be holding a town hall meeting Tuesday afternoon in Williamsburg. The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. in the Kohn Theater, which is located in the Grace Crum Rollins Fine Arts Center at the University of the Cumberlands. Paul, who unsuccessfully...

Promise Zone forum planned for Thursday

A Whitley County community forum is planned for Thursday afternoon in Williamsburg to update local residents on what has happened with the Promise Zone over the last 12 months. Promise Zone Coordinator Sandi Curd will also give an give a review during the forum about the...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016

W’burg man indicted for rape, incest

A Williamsburg man is facing an array of sexual assault related charges after being indicted by a Whitley County Grand Jury Monday morning. The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Stanley Rains, 45, of Highway 904, for first-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016

Deputies make pair of weekend drug busts

Whitley County sheriff’s deputies seized cash, marijuana, Suboxone films and drug paraphernalia while executing a pair of search warrants in the Savoy and Saxton communities Saturday evening. Detective Derek Eubanks obtained the search warrants following an investigation...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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