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Corbin man indicted for Advance Auto Parts robbery

A Corbin man, who allegedly struck an Advance Auto Parts employee with his car while stealing from the store in January, has been indicted by a Whitley County Grand Jury. The Whitley County Grand Jury issued its monthly report Monday indicting Christopher Millard, 28, of Corbin,...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

Flo Rida wows Corbin crowd with high energy, up close performance

Music fans at The Arena in Corbin were treated to a new sound Saturday night as rapper Flo Rida took to the stage. While the event didn’t draw the largest crowd the venue has seen, Arena Director Kristi Balla said Sunshine State native whose real name is Tramar Dillard, brought a...

Harrington in running for national ‘Mother of the Year’ award

A Williamsburg woman, who has already been named “Mother of the Year” in Kentucky, will find out early next week at a conference in Washington, D.C., whether she has been selected as the National Mother of the Year. “I don’t know if it has sunk in yet to be honest,”...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

May 30 will be last day of class for Whitley County students

Despite a mild winter, students in the Whitley County school district won’t be finishing classes this school year until late May. Whitley County Deputy Superintendent Paula Trickett told the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly meeting Thursday that the district...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

Electronic Edition for 4-19-17

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Threat closes Knox County schools Tuesday

Three school systems closed on April 18 not due to weather or illness but because of a threat made against a Knox County school. According to a press release from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, on April 17 at 11:30 p.m., Knox County 911 Dispatch received a call reporting a...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017
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Knox County home lost to flames

A Knox County man has lost his home to a fire that started Monday morning. The mobile home, located on Hwy 459, caught fire when tenant Sonny Dvers was away at the hospital. Neighbors noticed the flames and moved Dvers’ vehicle away from the fire to avoid damage. Woodbine, Bailey...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017
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High School Baseball/Softball Update for Tues, April 18

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

Whitley County residents get Promise Zone update

More than a dozen people turned out for an annual community forum Tuesday afternoon at the old Whitley County Courthouse in Williamsburg to discuss progress of the Promise Zone, which is now in its third year of existence. Promise Zone Coordinator Sandi Curd said that she has...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017