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Jail revolving door speeding up

Thanks to some new state regulations people getting arrested for some relatively minor offenses will be getting out of jail a little bit quicker. “Basically it is designed to get people charged with lesser offenses out quicker to make room for the people, who really need to...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

First meeting held on Corbin master plan

Approximately 20 city officials, downtown business owners, and other members of the community came to Corbin City Hall Thursday for the first of three meetings to discuss how to make downtown Corbin more accessible and user friendly. Throughout the course of the one-hour meeting,...

Expanded W’burg alcohol sales still months away

How soon will it be before Williamsburg residents can go to a place like Butch’s Market to buy a case of beer? Who will get a license to open a liquor store or stores in Williamsburg? How close can a business be to a school or church and still be allowed to sale alcohol?...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

Williamsburg Fire Chief announces pending retirement

After more than 20 years as the man in charge, Williamsburg Fire Chief James Privett is planning to hang up his helmet and turnout gear. His last day on the job is scheduled for July 29. “I decided it had been long enough. It is time to get out and try to enjoy life and get...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

Digital Edition for 7-6-2016

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Corbin Red 9-10 All-Stars win Area, 11-year-olds and Junior Leaguers begin District play Wednesday

To update the previous report on Area Little League All-Stars tournaments, the Corbin Red 9-10 year-old team was able to defeat North Laurel 1 Tuesday evening by the final score of 2-1, making them champions of Area 2 in 2016 and advancing them to this year’s District 4...

Matt Kenseth’s NASCAR show car to be featured at Saturday Cruise-in

Gear up and fasten your seatbelts, it’s Hot Rod Rally month at the Cumberland Valley Cruise-In, with special guest, the number 20 Matt Kenseth NASCAR show car. The cruise will take place in downtown Corbin on July 9, where NASCAR fans will be able to ogle the number 20 car in the...

Bear sightings becoming more common in Whitley County

There have been more bear sightings reported than usual according to Whitley County E911. Over the past several weeks there has been reports of bear sightings all across the county. The Whitley Count Sheriff’s Department reported that the most recent were two sightings in the...

Waterline breaks near W’burg’s library

A water line leak caused the closure of the Whitley County Public Library Tuesday and has affected numerous homes and business in Williamsburg. Library officials discovered the water leak about 7:30 a.m. with water coming out of the pavement in the parking lot, which is located...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016