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Death penalty not option in murder case

A Corbin man indicted Friday in Laurel County for allegedly beating his twin brother to death with a hammer will not face the death penalty. A grand jury indicted 30-year-old Antonio T. Johnson on one count of murder. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

Woman allegedly spits on deputy jailer

A Keavy woman, who was arrested for DUI Saturday evening, allegedly spit on a deputy jailer after she was transported to the Whitley County Detention Center, according to a sheriff’s department release. About 9 p.m., Sgt. Kirk Mays responded to Kersey Road after Whitley...
Posted On 25 May 2016

Two Williamsburg women plea to failing to report abuse

Two Williamsburg women have received 90-day jail sentences for failing to report the alleged sexual abuse of a child. Both Sarah Lively, 40, and Amber Lively, 29, pleaded guilty on May 4 to a misdemeanor charge failure to report child dependency, neglect or abuse in exchange for...
Posted On 25 May 2016

Whitley Co. Sheriff gets clean audit

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell has received a clean financial bill of health from the state auditor’s office. On May 18, Auditor Mike Harmon released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement-2014 taxes noting no instances of noncompliance. The auditor also noted no...
Posted On 25 May 2016

Whitley school board approves budget

Teachers and staff working for the Whitley County school district won’t be getting a pay raise this coming fiscal year, which starts July 1. During a May 17 special meeting, the Whitley County Board of Education approved the $40 million tentative budget for the 2016-2017...
Posted On 25 May 2016

Keavy man indicted for assaulting his ex

A Keavy man was indicted Friday on burglary and assault charges for allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home and choking and beating her. Fifty-one-year-old Arnold Glen Coots was indicted on charges of second-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault, third-degree...

Williamsburg Pizza Hut ‘Book It’ helps Whitley East

Thanks to the efforts of some Williamsburg restaurant employees, several Whitley East Elementary School students got the chance Friday morning to meet Captain America, Spiderman, Flash and Snow White. They played on inflatables in the school gymnasium, and were entered in a...
Posted On 25 May 2016

Legal Notices for 5-25-16

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Public Service Commission of Kentucky will hold a hearing on June 14, at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, in Hearing Room 1 of the Commission’s offices, located at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort, Kentucky, for the purpose of cross-examination of...

Late National Guardsmen being honored

The name of a fallen National Guardsman from Whitley County, who died last year, will be added to the Kentucky National Guard Memorial during a Memorial Day ceremony. The Kentucky National Guard will host its first ever Memorial Day observance on May 30 during a ceremony starting...
Posted On 25 May 2016

Tuesday night coverage: Corbin baseball wins district, W’burg softball falls to SL

Both the softball and baseball 50th District championship games were contested Tuesday evening at South Laurel High School in London.
Posted On 25 May 2016
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