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Electronic Edition for 2-22-2017

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Needle exchange program collects 500 used hypodermic needles

The Whitley County Health Department has collected about 500 used hypodermic needles from drug users since its needle exchange program started about eight weeks ago, and it is largely operating on a one-on-one needle exchange rate. Martha Steele, public health director at the...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Lynyrd Skynyrd concert in Corbin nearing sellout

The Arena in Corbin is within 200 tickets of hosting it’s first sold out show when Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd comes to town on April 29. Arena Manager Kristi Balla said the venue has been close to sold out on at least two other occasions, when Three Doors Down played Corbin in...

Firefighters save seven homes from brush fire

Firefighers from five departments battled a 30-acre brush fire Tuesday to save seven homes. For several residents of a small trailer park, which is located near the junction of Ky. 204 and Highway 895, a Tuesday afternoon brush fire that got within 100 feet of some of their homes...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Multimillion judgment sought in medical malpractice case

A multimillion dollar judgment is being sought in a medical malpractice case currently being tried in Whitley Circuit Court. The trial started on Feb. 13 and attorneys for the guardian of Kali Crusenberry rested their case Monday. Attorneys for Baptist Healthcare System Inc.,...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Lily man accused of smashing ‘aquaintence’s’ face with bare hands

A Lily man was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly severely beating another individual. Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective Kyle Gray arrested 35-year-old Jamie Gambill at his residence on Hopkins Cemetery Road, where the assault allegedly took place. According to Deputy...

Legal Notices for 2-22-17

ACCEPTING BIDS ON SURPLUS ITEMS The Whitley County Board of Education is now accepting sealed bids for several items including, but not limited to thirty-six (36) color TV’s, infant cribs, toddler size plastic chairs, portable feeding seats, bouncy chairs, wooden cubbies (space...

Corbin man indicted for fleeing police

A Corbin man, who allegedly tried to run over a Corbin police officer during a December pursuit, has been indicted by a Whitley County Grand Jury. The Whitley County Grand Jury issued its monthly report Monday, and indicted Curtis Lewis, 34, on charges of first-degree fleeing or...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017
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