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

Cima challenging Head for Second-District Magistrate seat

There are now officially two more contested races in Whitley County for 2018 with many more expected to follow. Since Nov. 14, seven additional candidates have filed to run with Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz’s Office. Among those are incumbent Second-District Magistrate L...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Deputy saves father, four-year-old stopped on I-75

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy is being credited with saving a Knoxville man and his four-year-old son after the man stopped his vehicle on I-75 early Sunday morning in the roadway without any vehicle lights on. The driver of the vehicle, Robert Cook, 28, pleaded not guilty...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts 23 people

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man Monday morning for sexual abuse. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Fire department called to free teen trapped in toddler swing

A Corbin area teenager received a painful lesson in gravity and resistance after Corbin firefighters had to free her from a toddler swing at Rotary Park Saturday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin man indicted for firing gun during neighborhood altercation

A Corbin man charged with firing multiple shots during a neighborhood altercation in September has been indicted on charges of wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence and criminal mischief in Laurel County. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Corbin creek walk dedicated in honor of Commissioner Ed Tye

Corbin city officials formally dedicated the creek-walk Tuesday in honor of City Commissioner Ed Tye, who is credited with pushing through the project. At a ceremony held at the north end of the half-mile walking path that winds along Lynn Camp Creek, a monument acknowledgi...

Computer error to blame for bookkeeping errors in Knox Sheriff’s audit

The results of the 2016 financial audit for Sheriff Mike Smith was released Monday, with only minor comments from State Auditor Mike Harmon. The biggest area of concern involved the sheriff’s accounting. According to the audit findings, “The sheriff’s receipts and disbursements...

Williamsburg hosts Ky.-Tenn. Kiwanis Governor’s Banquet

The leader of the Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis district encouraged Williamsburg Kiwanis Club members and others to seek out new members and continue to grow their clubs, including new members that don’t look like them. All clubs need to be thinking about what they are going to do...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Reed Elliotte offers inspiration to Corbin Kiwanis Club members

Thanks to Reed Elliotte, a seven-year-old kidney transplant recipient and cancer survivor, three charities received donations of more than $1,000 during a recent Corbin Kiwanis Club meeting. Reed, a Corbin Primary School student, was born without a functioning kidney. He spent...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Chase suspect’s bond raised for second time in one week

New details are slowly emerging about a Florida man, who lead numerous local police officers on a high-speed chase and allegedly shot at a police vehicle before he was shot and crashed his vehicle last Tuesday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017