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Snow forces closure of government offices, schools throughout Whitley County Wednesday

Snow moving through Whitley County Tuesday left road crews scrambling to keep up to keep the roads cleared. Amber Owens, Projects Directors for the Whitley County Fiscal Court, said crews attempted to get ahead of the storm by pretreating the main roads overnight Monday. Whitley...

Whitley County officials: No state of emergency declared

Whitley County officials are advising that no state of emergency has been declared. Amber Owens at Judge-executive Pat White, Jr’s office said a Facebook post from 2016 announcing the state of emergency and the opening of warming shelters has been shared multiple times today. “If...

Update: Fatal stabbing suspect identified, still at large

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in southern Whitley County Monday afternoon and authorities are still searching for the person responsible. Police are searching for Jeffery L. Cole, 27, of New York, who is wanted in connection with the stabbing. “No...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018

Lady Jackets win 13th Region All “A” championship Monday

With a 57-42 victory over Harlan Independent Monday evening, the Williamsburg Lady Jackets basketball team captured the program’s first-ever 13th Region All “A” championship title. The win took place at Oneida Baptist Institute, who hosted this year’s...

KSP investigating fatal stabbing, suspect still at large

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in southern Whitley County and authorities are still searching for the person responsible. The stabbing apparently happened sometime before 3 p.m. Monday at the residence of Franzine Minchen at 841 Jordan Hollow Road. When...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018