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Corbin woman calls 911 to have police arrest her for domestic violence

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic violence complaint after the perpetrator called 911 and admitted to dispatchers what had occurred. Deputies arrested 21-year-old Carol Ann Jackson of Corbin on one count of fourth-degree assault – domestic violence after...

Two arrested following early Friday morning domestic dispute

A complaint about a domestic dispute lead to the arrest of two people early Friday morning. About 3 a.m., Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a US25W residence in reference to a domestic violence complaint and was told that Scott Kirklin, 31, had physically assaulted his wife,...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Corbin Public Library board discusses adding notary public to library services

The Corbin Public Library is considering adding notary public to its public services. At the regular meeting of the library board last Thursday, the board members asked Director Donna Chadwell to contact the library’s attorney, Wes Tipton to determine whether or not it would be...

W’burg police arrest three more people connected to vehicle break-ins

Three more people, including one adult and two juveniles, have been arrested in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in Williamsburg that took place over a four-week period. Two other adults and a juvenile had previously been charged. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Challengers file in Corbin Mayor, Third-District Magistrate races

There are now two more contested or likely to be contested races on Whitley County election ballots in 2018. Since Dec. 13, three more people have filed with the Whitley County Clerk’s Office to run for elected office in Whitley County. Shannon T. Hall has filed to run for Corbin...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Anchored Ministries offers free female-only drug treatment facility

You might say that Anchored Ministries, a faith-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment program for women, is running on faith. The program is completely free to participants and receives no government funding. “We rely completely on donations. We are reaching out right now to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

WCHS Hospitality Program named to 2018 Elite 50 list

Whitley County High School has been named to the 2018 Elite 50, an annual selection of the top 50 secondary school hospitality programs in the nation. This is the second consecutive year that WCHS has received the honor. “We are honored to once again have our Hospitality Program...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

White, Proffitt win Gov.’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recently honored more than 200 law enforcement officers from 185 agencies across the Commonwealth, including officers from the Corbin and Williamsburg police departments, for their efforts to target impaired drivers. The 20...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Delmar Mahan honored for his service to Whitley County Board of Education

When Delmar Mahan became a member of the Whitley County Board of Education in January 1991, it was two years after the school district was found to be academically deficient and came under state management. “We were not in the basement. We were in the cellar at the time,” Mahan...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Whitley County Clerk’s Office closing for all but two days next week

If you need to pay your car taxes, get a marriage license, register a deed or any number of other things at the Whitley County Clerk’s Office before the end of the calendar year, then you might want to hurry down there. Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz warns that her office will...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017