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West Knox firefighters battle truck fire at former King’s Truck Stop

West Knox firefighters were called to the former King’s Truck Stop Thursday morning in response to a report of a tractor-trailer truck on fire. Firefighters were called to the scene on U.S. 25E just off of Interstate 75 about 11:30 a.m. The fire was located in the sleeper...

Fatal stabbing suspect has history of mental health problems, bank robbery

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly stabbed one man to death last Monday afternoon and who stabbed a Whitley County wrecker service owner in the leg last Tuesday evening, has a lengthy history of mental health issues and spent several years in a Tennessee prison in connection with...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

CHS basketball players suspended three games

  Two Corbin High School basketball players have been suspended for three games after a video in which one utters what some have called a racial slur was posted to the Internet and went viral.

Victims’ estates sue Courtney Taylor, insurance company

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her husband and two children in their southern Whitley County home nearly one year ago, is being sued for wrongful death by the estate of her victims. In addition, the victims’ estates are also suing the insurance company that...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

Tennessee fugitives apprehended in southern Whitley County

Two Tennessee fugitives were arrested in southern Whitley County Saturday afternoon. About 3:50 p.m., deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee contacted the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department requesting assistance in locating two individuals believed...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

CHH Biomedical Course, Human Body Systems career pathway students receive white coats

More than 100 Corbin High School students in the Biomedical Course, Human Body Systems career pathway received their white lab coats during a ceremony Monday night. The coats were awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors who had begun their second class. “The white coat...

Whitley County celebrating bicentennial with birthday party

Whitley County is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, and county officials held a birthday party Thursday afternoon to celebrate, complete with a birthday cake and everything. “We are celebrating 200 years of Whitley County’s existence. This is the bicentennial,” Whitley...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

Defense claims offer of $40,000 to have four people killed was just ‘jail talk’

Everyone agrees that William Timothy Sutton talked about paying one of his Whitley County Detention Center cellmates $40,000 last year to kill four people. Tara Smith and Stephanie Broyles are two women that Sutton used to be involved with, who are now witnesses in cases against...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

Continuous coverage: 2018 All “A” state championship tournaments

Continue to check here for updates on both the girls’ and the boys’ All “A” state championship tournaments, being played this week at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.