Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Extra Content: Corbin Library staff alleges mismanagement, violation of open meetings laws by Corbin Library Board

Entire complaint can be viewed at the end of this story. In light of a series of allegations by the interim director and staff at the Corbin Public Library, the Whitley County Library Board has temporarily suspended sending funds from the Whitley County Library Tax collection to...

Audit shows Corbin with $1 million surplus

The annual audit of the City of Corbin shows the city’s financial situation continues to improve. At the regular meeting of the city commission Monday night, Wallace Smallwood of Cloyd and Associates, PSC presented the final audit to the commission. You need to login to view the...

Leigh Burke indicted for theft, abuse of public trust

Former Whitley County School District Chief Financial Officer Leigh Burke is charged with theft and abuse of the public trust in connection with missing funds from the school district. A May 24 jury trial has been scheduled for a former chief financial officer for the Whitley...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Tristan Hall pleads guilty to hindering prosecution, contempt of court charges

More than three years of legal wrangling came down to a four-minute court hearing Monday in Laurel District Court as Tristan Hall entered guilty pleas to the two remaining misdemeanor charges against him. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

Woodbine men indicted for boat ramp thefts

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted two Woodbine residents in connection with some vehicle break-ins and a robbery at High Top boat ramp in late August. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Suspect in fatal Ohio shooting caught near Williamsburg

A suspect in a fatal Ohio shooting case was arrested during a traffic stop on I-75 in Whitley County early Friday evening. Kentucky State Police Trooper Gary Ridener arrested Tevious Turner, 35, of Cartersville, Georgia, about 6:49 p.m. near the three-mile marker, according to...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

I-75 lane closure near Williamsburg starts Monday

A portion of I-75 near Williamsburg will be closed starting Monday for maintenance work. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a portion of I-75 southbound between mile points 9.5 – 10 in Whitley County will be reduced to one...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Williamsburg sex offender facing second registration violation

A Williamsburg sex offender is behind bars after being arrested Friday for second-offense failure to comply with sex offender registration. According to court documents, Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Shelley obtained the arrest warrant against William E. Lee Bryant,...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Keavy man charged with attempting to steal meds from Baptist ER

A Keavy man was arrested at Baptist Health Corbin Saturday night after he allegedly attempted to steal vials of medication from a trauma cart at the hospital emergency room. Twenty-eight-year-old Micah Hammack is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500....

Corbin man facing contraband charge after Laurel jailers find drugs, knife in his boots

A Corbin man initially charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, is facing a felony charge of promoting contraband after Laurel County jail staff found a large knife, drugs and paraphernalia and a file hidden on his person Sunday afternoon. Thirty-nine-year-old...
12