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Whitley Co. outdoor burning ban remains in effect, over 3,000 acres burned

Whitley County’s outdoor burning ban, which was instituted by Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. on Nov. 1, will likely remain in place a couple of weeks longer, despite Monday night’s rain. Whitley County Projects Director Amber Owens said that as of now, county officials...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Corbin Christmas parade scheduled for Saturday

Downtown Corbin will come alive with the sights and sounds of Christmas Saturday as the tourism commission presents the annual Christmas parade. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said at least 25 different groups have already signed up to take part in the parade, adding that...

Corbin High School Redhound Theatre wins state

The students of Corbin High School’s Redhound Theatre took their original production, “Still Waters Run Deep,” to the Kentucky Theater Association state competition and, for the second consecutive year, returned home as state champions. “The level of acting in this program is...

Whitley Co. needle exchange program set to start in early January

Whitley County Health Department officials say that it will probably be late December or early January before the county’s needle exchange program is up and running. Martha Steele, public health director at the health department, gave an update on the program during a Nov....
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Federal grand jury indicts two in Tattersall meth conspiracy

A federal grand jury has indicted two men in connection with an alleged conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine out of a home in Tattersall Subdivision in Corbin. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Confidential informant tip leads to meth bust

Williamsburg police seized a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine and a gun while executing a search warrant late Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White arrested Gregory D. Sokira, 46, of 229 Rains Street, about 12:04 a.m. Monday charging him with...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

911 call leads to attempted burglary arrest

A 911 call that suggested someone was attempting to break into the Canadatown Market early Saturday morning resulted in the arrest of a Williamsburg man on multiple charges. Deputy James Tabor charged Kenny Ray Prewitt, 47, of Highway 1481, with driving while under the influence,...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Pizza Hut donates $5,000 to W’burg Shop with a Cop

Thanks to a donation by a national restaurant chain and efforts by several local employees, several less fortunate children will have a better Christmas this year. During Thursday’s 10th Annual Turkey Trot, which is a fundraiser for the Williamsburg Police...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Electronic Edition for 11-30-16

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Former Felts Music Place serving as home for ‘Harvest Time Revival Center’

The former Felts Music Place on Fifth Street in Corbin is getting a new lease on life. The building has received a new coat of paint inside, and more appropriate décor to transform it into a home for Harvest Time Revival Center. “What we plan on doing is to host a Saturday night...
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