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W’burg man arrested on methamphetamine-related charge

An extra patrol in the Goldbug community early Sunday morning by a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy resulted in the arrest of a Williamsburg man on a methamphetamine related charge. Joseph S. Bauer, 33, pleaded not guilty to charges of public intoxication and first-degree...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Ex-police officer indicted for identity theft

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a former Corbin police officer and Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy, who is also facing federal drug charges, on Monday for allegedly trying to steal the identify of his ex-wife. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Guns may be a means to kill, but they don’t cause hatred

Back when I was in high school in the 1980s, lots of students had rifles and shotguns in their trucks. I’m sure there were a few pistols in glove boxes too. Several of the guys and maybe a few of the girls at Lynn Camp carried pocket knives. One day I remember my biology teacher...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Fatal stabbing suspect ordered to undergo competency exam

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly stabbed one man to death on Jan. 15 and a day later stabbed a Whitley County wrecker service owner in the leg, has been ordered to undergo testing to see if he is competent to stand trial and to determine his criminal responsibility. Whitley...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Legal Notices for 2-21-18

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE Pursuant to Application Number 918-0478, Amendment No. 2 In accordance with KRS 350.070 notice is hereby given that Alden Resources LLC 332 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, Suite 100, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 has applied for an amendment to an existing...

Stinnett sentenced to 15 years for police pursuit, trying to run over officers

A Williamsburg man, who led police on an Oct. 5, 2016 vehicle chase that resulted in a police officer shooting at the suspect’s vehicle in an attempt to end the pursuit, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

W’burg borrowing $300,000 to replace fire hydrants, install water valves

Work to install a couple of valves for the water line system and repair and replace of some fire hydrants in Williamsburg is expected to start in early April. During a special called meeting early Tuesday evening, the Williamsburg City Council had the first reading of an...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Father sentenced to eight years for abuse, assault of six-week-old daughter

A Williamsburg father was sentenced to prison Monday afternoon for abusing and assaulting his infant child two years ago, and the child’s mother received probation. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Suspect in police chase, shooting asks for bond reduction

A Florida man, who shot at police during a high speed-chase four months ago in a stolen vehicle, is asking to have his bond lowered. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Williamsburg tweaks plans for bicentennial celebration

Williamsburg officials are still tweaking bicentennial celebration plans in April, and trying to nail down a few loose ends. Williamsburg’s bicentennial planning committee met for about two hours early Thursday evening to discuss the 200th anniversary celebration. Williamsburg...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018