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Husband speaks out about wife’s tragic death in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

A Corbin woman, who is the wife of a well-known Whitley County public defender, and an Oak Ridge man died early Saturday morning during a hot tub accident while on a couples’ retreat in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Police were called to the Gatlinburg Falls Resort about 8 a.m....
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Man charged with raping fellow student at cabin party

Williamsburg police arrested an Indianapolis man Monday afternoon for allegedly raping a Nashville woman early Sunday morning. About 3:23 p.m., Williamsburg Police Detective Bobby Freeman charged Christian Devi Black Jr., 21, with first-degree rape. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Second Williamsburg alcohol petition started, has 176 signatures

One week after finding out that the alcohol petition he submitted to the Whitley County Clerk’s Office was six votes short of the number needed to place it on the ballot, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison is back at it with a second petition. Harrison said that as of about...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Williamsburg City Council delays Dupier Lane vote

The television show “Seinfeld” often billed itself as the television show about nothing. Monday’s Williamsburg City Council meeting was largely the equivalent of a “Seinfeld” episode in that it was a meeting where virtually nothing was done in terms...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Man suffered with serious burns for nearly a week before seeking treatment; police investigating

A Woodbine man, who says he has been suffering from suspected second-degree and third-degree burns for almost a week, was flown by an emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center late Tuesday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said...

Public meeting Monday on needle exchange

The public will be able to learn more details about a proposed needle exchange program in Whitley County Monday afternoon during a joint meeting of the Whitley County UNITE Coalition and the Whitley County Health Department. The meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the basement...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Legal Notices for 4-13-16

NOTICE TO THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY ALICE PATRICK, 130 SHORT STREET, ROCKHOLDS, KY. To the above individual, I have been appointed Warning Order Attorney to notify you of Civil Action No. 16-CI-00154, U.S. National Association et al vs. Mary Alice Patrick, et al., Whitley...

Whitley Judge-Executive to be inducted into Hall of Fame at Lincoln Banquet Saturday

Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. will be one of five people inducted into Kentucky’s Fifth District Lincoln Club Hall of Fame during the 78th Annual Fifth District Lincoln Club Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Corbin Technology Center. “I am honored to have been...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Baker promoted to Chief Deputy by Whitley Sheriff

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department now officially has a new chief deputy. Sheriff Colan Harrell announced Friday the promotion of Lt. Tim Baker to the rank of Chief Deputy. Baker has worked at the sheriff’s department since Harrell first took office in 2011. Prior to that he...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

SkinnyMom.com founder, Corbin native, Brooke Griffin holds local book signing

A steady stream of fans waited in line last Friday to meet a Corbin native who has inspired millions of women to live healthier lifestyles. Brooke Griffin, author of “Skinny Suppers” and CEO and Founder of www.skinnymom.com, appeared at the Corbin Station Kroger store — a visit...
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