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Kids in Whitley lag behind state in key health areas

A state organization dedicated to improving child well-being across the Commonwealth has released data indicating the state of children in five areas that can impact their lives and the trends in each county and statewide. The data shows Whitley County lagging behind state...

Officials can’t locate 84-year-old victim in rape case

A Gray man accused of raping an 84-year-old disabled woman is out of jail, but his criminal case remains on hold until the complaining witness is located. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that...

Corbin dog park delayed by plumbing permit

The proposed Corbin City Dog Park has hit a snag over bathrooms. Corbin Downtown Director Andy Salmons, who has been working to make the proposal a reality since July, told the city commission at Monday’s regular monthly meeting that an application for a plumbing permit had been...

Woodbine VFD bingo thieves ordered to pay $240,790 restitution

Two Woodbine residents, who took over $200,000 from the Woodbine Volunteer Fire Department bingo operation, were sentenced to probated prison-sentences Monday afternoon and ordered to pay restitution. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

2018-2019 calendar for Corbin Independent Schools unveiled

The tentative 2018-19 calendar for Corbin Independent Schools was unveiled last Thursday during the regular meeting of the school board. If accepted, the calendar calls for school to begin on Monday, Aug 13. Fall break is scheduled for the week of Oct 15-19. Christmas break would...

Health Dept. hosting free Naloxone giveaway, training on Dec. 1

Whitley County residents can receive free Naloxone and training on how and when to use it during a program that will be offered at the Whitley County Health Department next month. Public Health Director Martha Steele told the Whitley County Board of Health during its quarterly...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Constable arrests W’burg man after drugs fall out of camo hoody

A Williamsburg man is facing a drug possession charge following Sunday afternoon incident near Highway 1804. About 4:15 p.m. Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was dispatched to 35 Dycus Road to investigate a harassment complaint. “It was also reported that a male was...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Deputy arrests brother, sister after domestic dispute turns violent

During the early morning hours Saturday, the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report about a domestic dispute that turned physical and arrested a brother and sister for allegedly assaulting each other. The two were arrested about 1:35 a.m. Saturday near the...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

11th Annual Williamsburg Turkey Trot slated for Thanksgiving morning

If you want to get in some exercise before filling up on turkey, dressing and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Day while donating some money to a good cause, then keep reading. The 11th-Annual Williamsburg Turkey Trot 5-K Run/Walk will take place Thanksgiving morning. Last year about...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Williamsburg Health and Rehab wins ‘Best of Kentucky’ award

Williamsburg Health & Rehabilitation Center was recognized as the overall “Best of Kentucky” at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ Annual Quality Awards Banquet on Nov.16 at the Galt House in Louisville. Barbourville Health & Rehabilitation Center was...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017
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