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More details come to light in jail contraband case

The mother and the wife of a Whitley County Detention Center inmate allegedly met a woman at the bottom of the hill in front of the jail earlier this month to pick up pills to be delivered to an inmate at the jail, according to testimony Monday morning from Whitley County Jailer...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

$583,000 grant for Grace Community Health project finalized

The Corbin City Commission approved the contract for a $583,000 grant to fund construction of the road and utility access to the planned Grace Community Health medical campus on the Corbin bypass. At a special called meeting Friday morning, the commissioners unanimously approved...

Old Fashion Brush Arbor Days begins Wednesday

Hundreds of people will be pouring into Williamsburg for the 55th Annual Old Fashion Brush Arbor Meeting, which is a tent style revival that served as the inspiration for Old Fashioned Trading Days. The five-day event starts on the Wednesday before Labor Day and runs through...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

Todd, Thomas take over helm of W’burg Fire & Rescue

Williamsburg Fire and Rescue has some new leadership thanks to the retirement of its long time chief. Mayor Roddy Harrison announced during the Aug. 8 city council meeting that Assistant Chief Larry Todd had been selected to replace James Privett as fire chief. “He has...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

Signs of life at Tri-County Country Club

For the first time in more than a year, there were signs of life at the Tri-County Country Club Friday as a tractor cut grass that had overgrown the course since it was closed in April 2015. More than a year after it was closed down, there are signs of life at the Tri-County...

Season’s Restaurant hosting second round of tour bus stops

Following up the success of the spring tours, Season’s Restaurant in Corbin will be hosting seven additional Tauck Tours tour bus stops in Corbin. Season’s co-owner Shea Hensley said the first bus of 44 people travelling between Louisville and the Biltmore Estate in Asheville,...

Corbin Primary recruiting volunteers for ‘DOGs’ program

Corbin Primary School is recruiting volunteer watch DOGs for the school. The school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) has initiated the Dads On Guard (DOGs) program to bring father and father figures into the school and interact with the students. “We want them to volunteer to...

Corbin man escapes injury in crash, arrested for DUI

After a Corbin man told emergency personnel he didn’t need to go to the hospital following a single-vehicle crash on in Lily early Sunday morning, deputies took him for a ride to jail for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Fifty-one-year-old Stephen McNew was...

Ex-Knox school board member facing perjury charge

A former Knox County School Board chairman indicted by the Knox County Grand Jury appeared in Knox District Court Tuesday for his arraignment. Dexter Smith was officially charged with a Class A misdemeanor second degree perjury charge by the Grand Jury. You need to login to view...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016
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