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Rockholds teenager on bicycle hit by SUV, flown out Friday afternoon

A 14-year-old Whitley County boy, who was riding a bicycle, had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter Friday afternoon after being struck by a woman driving on a suspended license, according to police and court records. The accident happened in the Rockholds area about...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018

Whitley County deputies seize $6,000, drugs Thursday

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies confiscated over $6,000 cash and several drugs while executing a search warrant late Thursday afternoon. Sheriff Colan Harrell said that this is one of the largest cash seizures his department has made, and the case has been under investigation...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018

Letter: Second Amendment works if we just leave it alone

To the Editor: “The Constitution of most of our states (and of the United States) assert that all power is inherent in the people; that they may exercise it by themselves; that it is their right and duty to be at all times armed.” — Thomas Jefferson, letter to to John Cartwright,...

Letter: Former Jailer praises efforts of Corbin Police in investigation of recent murders

To the Editor: I am writing this letter in response to the recent quadruple murders in Whitley County. I want to personally commend the Corbin Police Department, Chief Rusty Hedrick, Lt. Coy Wilson and all the Corbin Police Department for an outstanding job of investigative...

Letter: Dole thanks supporters of Region 9 swimming championships

To the Editor: The KHSAA Region 9 High School Swimming and Diving Championship were held at the Stivers Wellness and Aquatic Center February 9-10. The prelims were held Friday the 9th with 285 swimmers and the Championship Finals were swum Saturday. The swimmers represented 18...

Williamsburg Police bringing active shooter training to the city July 9-10

As more and more mass killings happen across not only the country but also the world, more and more people are asking what they should do in the event of a violent intruder or active shooter in their work place, school or house of worship. Should they fight? Should they hide?...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018

Wrestlers entertain at day treatment

Their welcomed visitors bore names like Cowboy Larry McCoy, who is the champion, and Tank Evans, who sports a black mask. There was also the lady wrestler, Miss Beth, and announcer John Savage. For 60 or so special participants in Cumberland River Behavioral Health’s (which is...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018