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One person dead, one in custody following motorcycle wreck

One person is dead and another is in custody on theft charges following a motorcycle wreck on Ky. 1064 in the Whetstone community of Whitley County Tuesday morning. Sheriff Colan Harrell said law enforcement and emergency personnel were called out to the scene about 11:45 a.m....

Highland Park Drive-In announces winner of classic 1977 MG give-a-way

Kathy Kimberlin, who lives on Boulevard of Champions Road in Williamsburg, is now the proud owner of the classic 1977 MG which was raffled off at a car show recently held in Williamsburg. The car is an all original 4-speed, 4-cylinder car which was owned and raffled by Tommy and...

Local Elks Lodge presents awards

Tri-County Elks Lodge in Corbin recently presented Donna Vance, Exalted Ruler with the Officer of the Year Award and Gladys Lane with Elk of the Year Award. The Awards were presented by Tina Hyde, Vice President.

Elks Lodge sponsors Veterans picnic

The local Tri-County Elks Lodge sponsored a Veterans Picnic on July 5th at the Feltner 4H camp. All veterans and national guardsmen and their families were invited to attend this free event. The event also featured swimming and prizes for all. Pictured from left to right are Elk...

Three departments battle blaze on Ott Road Tuesday

Firefighters from three area departments spent more than two hours Tuesday battling a structure fire in the Corbin area. West Knox firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 175 Ott Road off of Moore Hill Ave. at 2:25 p.m. Smoke and flames could be seen coming out of the...

Keavy, West Knox firefighters battle Monday morning trailer fire

Keavy and West Knox firefighters spent more than two hours Monday morning battling a doublewide trailer fire off of Level Green Road. Keavy Fire Chief Richard Bales said firefighters were paged to the scene on Fields Lane about 4 a.m. “The fire was at one end of it,” Bales said...

Rotary Park playground to reopen next week

The new playground equipment at Rotary Park in Corbin has been installed and the facility is expected to be reopened next week. Workers with Miracle Recreation of Kentucky and Tennessee were at the site on Wilson Street late last week installing the red, white and blue colored...

Whitley County receives grant to modernize E911 center

A new $115,067 state grant will enable the Whitley County E911 Center to modernize some of its radio equipment. “Basically, our stuff is outdated,” E911 Director Jason Wilson said. The office of 82nd Rep. Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg, announced on July 13 that both Whitley and...
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

Trial date set for Corbin man charged with contracting for murder of Whitley County prosecutors

A Sept. 19 trial has been scheduled in U.S. District Court in London for a Corbin man, who is charged in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme where two of the four would-be victims are Whitley County prosecutors. A court appointed attorney entered a not guilty plea for William...
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

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