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Searches by water, land turn up no signs of missing woman

Despite searching by water and by land, emergency officials have been unable to locate a missing Whitley County woman, who was last seen near Williamsburg in February, and police and her family are asking for the public’s help to find her. “If there is anybody out there that...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Keavy woman indicted for manslaughter in connection with fatal wreck

A Keavy woman has been indicted for manslaughter in connection with a fatal crash during which police say she was driving under the influence of intoxicants and with a suspended driver’s license. Kayla Danielle Brock, 29, was indicted Friday on charges of second-degree...

Diners enjoy, ‘Dinner in the Dark’

Approximately 100 people spent Monday night in the dark for a good cause, taking part in the third annual Freeman Foundation Lights Out Dinner in the Dark. The guests came to the Corbin Center where they were blindfolded and then led to their tables much the same as host Travis...

Salmons announces resignation as Corbin Downtown Manager

When Andy Salmons came on as Corbin Main Street Manager in 2012, he said he had a vision to build a plan for the city and see it come to fruition. With the master plan for downtown recently approved, the Whitley County Farmer’s Market, monthly community yard sale, and Moonbow...

West Knox, Lily firefighters give cancer patient ride of his life

A local firefighter received the support of his fellow firefighters to make his 3-year-old son’s dreams come true when he was brought home from the hospital Friday where he had been receiving treatment to combat cancer. Mike Young, a six-year veteran of the West Knox Fire...

W’burg bicentennial committee looking for some pageant winners

If you are a former local beauty queen, then there is a good chance the Williamsburg Bicentennial Committee is looking for you for its “20 Decades of Williamsburg Parade.” During a planning meeting Thursday, Mayor Roddy Harrison announced that organizers came up with the idea for...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Constable finds meth during search of suspected fugitive

The routine arrest of an Emlyn man, who had two active warrants for his arrest, lead to the discovery of 7.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine Saturday evening. About 8:44 p.m. Saturday, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was in the Williamsburg Walmart near the...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Feds serve search warrant at Kim’s Hometown Pharmacy

Federal agents, with the assistance of Williamsburg Police, executed a federal search warrant at a Williamsburg pharmacy Tuesday morning, but little else is known about matter. The search warrant was executed at Kim’s Hometown Pharmacy, which is located at 865 S. US25W,...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Two of six defendants in jail contraband ring plead

Two of six defendants involved in an alleged conspiracy to traffic drugs into the Whitley County Detention Center last year, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning. On July 17, 2017, a Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Janet L. Lawson, 71, and Woodrow Lawson Jr., 44, Vanessa Bargo, 34,...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Corbin man arrested for drug possession at judicial center

A no tobacco use policy in the Whitley County Judicial Center and the quick thinking of court security officers are partially responsible for the arrest of a Corbin man on drug related charges Monday, according to a Whitley County sheriff’s department release. About 11:30 a.m.,...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018