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

Testimony begins in trial of man accused of sexually abusing teen

A lawyer for a Williamsburg businessman told jurors at the start of the man’s trial Monday that his client believed that he had committed a crime when he went to police nearly three years ago and admitted touching a teenage female relative’s breasts, but that his client was...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017

Tourism approves interpretive plaques for Sanders Park

KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders is known around the world and while the Corbin Tourism Commission had a large hand in completing work on the park that bears his name, the planned interpretive panels detailing his story remain missing. The tourism commission took the first...

Williamsburg leaders planning celebration for 200th anniversary of Whitley County

Williamsburg leaders are planning a big celebration to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Whitley County. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said that while Whitley County is designating the whole year of 2018 to celebrate the bicentennial anniversary;...

Jury acquits Williamsburg man of sodomy charges

A Whitley Circuit Court jury only needed about 30 minutes last week to acquit a Williamsburg man on charges of sodomy. Jurors began their deliberations during the two-day trial of Joshua West, 25, about 1:35 p.m. on April 5, and returned a verdict of not guilty about 2:03 p.m. to...

North Corbin man charged with assaulting wife, threatening her with gun

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man was under the influence of alcohol when he allegedly assaulted and later pointed a gun at his wife Sunday morning. Forty-two-year-old Joel Paul Adkins is facing one count of fourth-degree assault – domestic violence. Deputies were...

Softball tournament to honor fallen miner will be held Saturday

When not working or with his family, Joe Partin, the Whitley County coal miner killed in an accident on March 31, could frequently be found on the softball field. In an effort to honor Partin’s passion for the game, and to help his wife and children, the first annual “Remembering...

Corbin Area Technology Center building renamed the ‘Owens Building’

Corbin Area Technology Center faculty and staff gathered with members of R.L. and Hettie Owens’ family Thursday to formally dedicate the building on the Corbin High School Campus in their honor. The Corbin Board of Education approved a proposal in December to honor the Corbin...

Electronic Edition for 4-12-17

You need to login to view this content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

HS Baseball/Softball Update for Tues, April 11

The following are scores and updates from Tuesday night high school baseball and softball games…