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Tri-County Sports Authority hosts annual football camp, preparing for 2017 season

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Local basketball teams head back into the gym for summer scrimmage tournaments

Now that high school spring sports have officially wrapped up it is time to begin thinking about what the next school year will have in store. The beginning of new football, volleyball, soccer, golf and cross country seasons are just on the horizon, but basketball is never far...

Mulch maker to open facility in Woodbine, will create 21 jobs

Sims Bark Co. of Georgia LLC, a provider of mulch, soil, rock products and other landscaping material, will locate a new 21-job manufacturing operation in Whitley County, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “The new facility by Sims Bark adds to the Commonwealth’s thriving timber...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Testimony: Woman hid in closet while duo shot to death

Paul Parsons is guided to a waiting jail vehicle after his preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon in Whitley District Court. A woman, who was inside the trailer where a double homicide occurred on Fred Nash Lane early last Wednesday morning, apparently hid in a closet while the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Ex-Corbin man asking to be reimbursed for time spent in Whitley County Jail

A now former Corbin man, who spent 570 days either incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center (WCDC) or on home incarceration for charges that were later mostly dismissed, wants the county to reimburse him $13,338.91 for fees and expenses related to his incarceration....
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

If approved, W’burg water, sewer customers will face rate hike

If the Williamsburg City Council approves a proposed rate increase during a special meeting next Monday, then three years from now the average Williamsburg resident, who has both water and sewer service, will be paying a combined $10.16 more per month on both bills than what they...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Corbin Tourism adopts budget; revenue up $85k for fiscal year

The Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission got some good news during a special called meeting Tuesday afternoon. Revenues for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, are $85,026 higher than what they were at this point last year. “Wow! That is really good,” noted Corbin...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Sheriff’s deputies involved in two wrecks over four days

No one was seriously injured in this wreck Saturday afternoon involving a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Tuesday afternoon, there was another crash involving a different sheriff’s deputy. For the second time in four days, a Whitley Coun...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Whitley EMS gets 85 doses of Narcan thanks to grant funding

Whitley County EMS received 85 free doses of Narcan Friday afternoon courtesy of the Whitley County Health Department and the Corbin Independent Schools District. The drug is used to reverse the effects of overdose when a victim quits breathing. “It is really expensive. Hopefully...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Whitley County BOE honors Accelerated Reader winners

Members of the Whitley County Board of Education recognized Accelerated Reader district point winners during their monthly meeting Thursday. First grader Parker Davis, second grader Micah Jones, fourth grader Chelsea Rein, fifth grader John Croley and sixth grader Kaylee Hamblin...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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