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Duo accused of taking $240,069 from Woodbine VFD bingo

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted two Woodbine residents charging them with taking $240,069 from Woodbine Volunteer Fire Department’s bingo operation over a 16-month period. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Empty Stocking Fund helps 430 children have a better Christmas

Thanks to the efforts of about 100 volunteers with the 29th Annual Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund, about 430 less fortunate children got a better Christmas this year. “We are trying to serve the children and make a difference in their lives,” noted Empty...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Corbin woman cleared by grand jury after killing husband

A Whitley County Grand Jury has opted not to indict a Corbin woman, who fatally shot her husband during an Oct. 13 incident. The grand jury returned no true bill or no indictment against Iulia Pataki for reckless homicide Monday, according to the grand jury’s monthly...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Butt found incompetent to stand trial

Steven Butt was ruled mentally incompetent when he assaulted deputies. An Ohio man, who allegedly assaulted four Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies sending three of them to the hospital during an August incident, has been deemed incompetent to stand trial. You need to login...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Corbin Police chief, assistant chief retiring

The Corbin Police Department’s two highest-ranking officers are calling it a career at the end of the year. Chief David Campbell and Assistant Chief Bruce Rains announced their respective plans to retire. Campbell said after 37 years in law enforcement, including the last seven...

Corbin man dies in crash in Madison County

A Corbin man died Saturday in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 in Madison County. Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison pronounced 36-year-old Robert Salyers dead at the scene of the crash on north-bound I-75 near the 82-mile marker. According to Madison County Sheriff’s...

Sheriff seeks public’s help to identify theft suspects

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate two suspects wanted for breaking into a soda machine outside of Jones Market on Dec. 8 about 2 a.m. “Video surveillance footage indicates that an adult male forced open...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Clerk, sheriff get clean audit reports

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell and Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz have both received a clean financial bill of health following recent audits of their 2015 books by Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Federal grand jury indicts three for Corbin pharmacy burglaries

A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment in the case of a Tennessee man accused of burglarizing Sav-Rite Pharmacy in Corbin, naming two co-defendants in it and a similar burglary that occurred in 2014 at Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy in Corbin. You need to...

White receives 2016 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Award

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) honored 205 law enforcement officers from 175 agencies across the Commonwealth, including one Williamsburg police officer, on Dec. 13 for their efforts to target impaired drivers. The 2016 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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