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Corbin sixth graders get economics lesson with ‘Pay It Forward’ event

Corbin Intermediate School sixth grade students are getting a lesson in economics, entrepreneurship, repurposing materials and philanthropy. The 230 students have been working over the last month to design and build products/crafts using recycled materials that may then be sold...

Whitley Co. school district one of two in nation getting tablet computer grant

Students in three Whitley County school district classrooms will be getting new tablet computers to assist them with their class work thanks to a grant that was recently awarded to the school district. Whitley County is one of only two school districts in the nation that were...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

WCHS hospitality program among ‘2017 Elite 50’ in nation

Whitley County High School has been named to the 2017 Elite 50, an annual selection of the top 50 secondary school hospitality programs in the nation. “We are again honored to be one of the 50 Elite hospitality programs in the country. Our students, under the leadership of...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

Whitley Co. Sheriff’s Dept. promotes Fox to Sgt.

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy has been promoted. Sheriff Colan Harrell announced the promotion of Deputy James Fox to the rank of sergeant Friday. Fox entered law enforcement in 2013, and served as Chief of Police in the city of Lynch, Kentucky, before joining the...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

Rockholds woman pleads guilty to charges in connection with high-speed chase

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Corbin School Board member Angela Morris attends final meeting

After eight years of service, Corbin Board of Education member Angela Morris took her final bow at the board’s regular meeting last Thursday. Morris, whose family is relocating to Illinois, did not seek re-election in the November election. “It has been pretty amazing having my...

Livestock producers can get assistance following drought, wildfires

Livestock producers in Whitley and Bell counties may be eligible for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for grazing losses incurred in 2016. “Bell and Whitley County recently met qualifying drought ratings that ‘trigger’ eligibility for...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

W’burg Christmas decorating contest winners announced

Bragging rights have officially been determined for the best Christmas decorations in Williamsburg. Mayor Roddy Harrison announced the winners of the 12th Annual Christmas in a Small Town Decorating Contest during the Christmas celebration at Bill Woods Park Saturday evening...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

Corbin Area Technology Center building renamed in honor of R.L. Owens

The Corbin Board of Education approved a proposal to honor a local business owner for his support of the Corbin Area Technology Center by renaming the recently renovated building after him. At the regular monthly meeting Thursday night, the board voted unanimously to rename the...

Legal Notices for 12-14-16

BID NOTICE: Whitley County Water District will be accepting sealed bids on a 2004 GMC Canyon. Bids will be accepted at our office, located at 19 S Hwy 25W in Williamsburg, Kentucky, until 4:00 pm on Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016.   Truck will be sold “as is”.   NOTICE OF BOND...