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Legal Notices 5-18-16

PUBLIC NOTICE An ordinance amending the Whitley County Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016, to include unanticipated receipts increasing/decreasing from various Funds in the amount of $403,145.00 and increasing/decreasing expenditures from the various Funds in the amount of...

Bunch handily defeats Patrick in State Rep. primary

Incumbent State Representative Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg cleared her first hurdle to re-election Tuesday night, overwhelmingly defeating challenger Alex Patrick in the Republican primary contest in the 82nd house district. “I’m very pleased,” said Bunch, who will face democrat...

Tree trimmer survives 50-foot fall

A 25-year-old man is back home after surviving a 50-foot fall out of a tree Monday morning. Jacob Beverly was working as part of a crew from Phillips Tree Experts to clear hanging branches around power lines off of Log Cabin Road between Canadatown and Falls Road when he fell...

Indianapolis man indicted for rape

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted an Indianapolis man for rape, a Nevisdale man for a cutting his brother-in-law, and two Corbin men in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a woman, according to the grand jury’s monthly report Monday morning. The grand jury...
Posted On 18 May 2016

18 percent of Whitley voters go to polls Tuesday

Kentucky’s Republican Presidential Caucus this past March apparently didn’t have much impact on the voter turnout for Tuesday’s Primary Election in Whitley County where about 18 percent of registered voters went to the polls to cast their ballots. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 18 May 2016

Rehab facility makes UNITE presentation

Members of the Whitley County UNITE Coalition heard from a representative of a Willisburg rehabilitation facility Monday that utilizes an electrotherapy device to ease withdrawal symptoms for clients. Isaiah House President Michael Cox was the keynote speaker for Monday’s...
Posted On 18 May 2016

W’burg police towing abandoned cars

If you live in Williamsburg and have a vehicle parked along a city street that hasn’t been used in quite some time, then you might want to move it onto your property if you want to keep it and avoid a tow bill. The Williamsburg Police Department started towing abandoned...
Posted On 18 May 2016

Ohio man gets six-year prison sentence for role in drug conspiracy

The federal case against the fourth of 17 individuals charged in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and oxycodone in Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle and Madison counties was officially closed last week when he was sentenced to six years, three months. You need to login to view...

Grand jury indicts Childress for murder

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man Monday morning for murder in connection with the vehicular death of a Williamsburg man, who was run over while walking his dog along a sidewalk last month. The grand jury charged Adam David Childress, 31, with murder,...
Posted On 18 May 2016

W’burg Kiwanis gets update from Little League President

Williamsburg Little League Baseball President Patty Faulkner was the keynote speaker during the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club meeting Thursday. Williamsburg’s Little League program is run entirely by volunteers and could be the largest volunteer organization in town with about...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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