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Williamsburg flooding 15th worst in history, officials say

While several places in Whitley County and Williamsburg have experienced flooding in recent days, it appears the area dodged any major damage due to high water. “We’ve had some culverts washed out and stuff like that, but for the most part it has been pretty good,” Whitley County...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

City of W’burg asks for Hall lawsuit to be dismissed and attorney costs

Days after a federal judge rejected the efforts of a local man to back out of a settlement agreement with the last remaining defendants in his federal court lawsuit, the remaining defendants are now asking for the case to be dismissed because the defendant won’t sign settlement...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

Whitley County schools could lose $2.6 million in state funding

The Whitley County school district is looking at a potential $2.6 million cut in state funding under proposals currently pending in the Kentucky General Assembly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

Tourism discusses need to replace Sanders Park pedestal

The concrete pedestal on which the bronze statue of KFC founder Col. Harland Sanders stands is crumbling and will need to be replaced. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Erratic driver complaint results in arrest of two people in parking lot

A complaint about an erratic driver late Friday afternoon in southern Whitley County resulted in the arrest of two people. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Cody Harrell was traveling on Highway 1804 to follow up on an investigation when a man flagged him down, and informed him...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

Meeks encourages fathers to utilize new website to help sons transition to manhood

In today’s society, boys may be growing up, but many of them are stuck in adolescence and aren’t becoming men for quite some time. “We have all these measures of manhood that have nothing to do with character,” Stephen Meeks told the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club Thursday. “Manhood...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

Corbin Public Library may serve as site of census worker training

The Corbin Public Library Board will have one and possibly two new members. At Thursday regular board meeting, the members voted on secret ballots to make recommendations to the Corbin City Commission on two members. The seats belong to Brenda Jones and Thelma “Frankie” Sasser....

Huff introduces bicycle helmet, suicide awareness training bills

State Representative Regina Huff, R-Williamsburg, has sponsored a bill mandating children wear bicycle helmets and a second bill that would require teachers to undergo suicide awareness training as part of their professional development. Huff said HB-52 and HB-30 have both passed...

Rose sworn in as newest member of Whitley County Board of Education

The Whitley County Board of Education’s newest member is someone who is no stranger to the board. Brenda Rose worked 27 years in the Whitley County school district, including nearly seven years as the board’s secretary before retiring in September. Late Thursday afternoon,...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

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