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Lady Colonels soccer off to 2-0 start after Monday’s win over Casey County

The Whitley County Lady Colonels soccer team improved to 2-0 on the season Monday with a 3-1 win over visiting Casey County. Their first win came a week ago Tuesday, when they defeated Wayne County at home 5-0. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...

U of C’s ‘Shoes 4 the Soul’ helps 500 elementary students

Thanks to the efforts of more than 400 student volunteers from the University of the Cumberlands Tuesday morning, about 500 elementary school students from four local schools got a new pair of free shoes, new socks and a new backpack full of school supplies. Tuesday was the fifth...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

Paul gets high marks during annual evaluation

If Superintendent Scott Paul’s recent annual evaluation by the Whitley County Board of Education were a report card, Paul would have received the equivalent of five A’s and two B’s. The Whitley County Board of Education held its monthly meeting on Aug. 11 and...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

Lily man indicted on arson, wanton endangerment charges

A Lily man has been indicted on charges of arson and wanton endangerment for allegedly setting fire to a residence with three people inside. Fifty-four-year-old Robert Leroy Brummett was indicted Friday on one count of first-degree arson and three counts of first-degree wanton...

Patrick completes 911 training program

Twenty-four law enforcement dispatchers graduated on Aug. 12 from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT), including Brentley L. Patrick, Whitley County E-911. The graduates hail from communications centers across the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

Camp UNITE once again a success, Varney tells coalition

Members of the Whitley County UNITE Coalition got an update on Camp UNITE and were introduced to their new coalition coordinator during their monthly meeting Monday afternoon. About 207 youth from 32 counties poured into Williamsburg July 26 – July 30 for the 10th Annual...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

Sgt. Starling Powers remembered as a true patriot

For Sergeant Starling Edward Powers patriotism was more than just a word. It was the way he lived his life. Powers served in the military for over 33 years with stints in both the United States Marine Corps and the United States Army 101st Airborne where he was voted soldier of...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

Digital Edition for 8-24-2016

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Legal Notices for 8-24-16

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The Whitley County Fiscal Court is accepting Sealed Proposals for Rubber Modified Chip Seal. The Fiscal Court was recently awarded a grant from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet to complete this project on Tiny Branch Road. The project will...

Restaurant owner claims city reneged on tax deal

One of the three restaurant owners that Corbin officials have elected to pursue legal action against over unpaid restaurant taxes claims the city has gone back on its word. Dino Alxiou, owner of Dino’s restaurant, said he made a payment last Monday and expects to be current by...