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Disabled Veteran operates Handlebar Nate’s food cart

When most people think of gourmet or haute food, hot dogs usually aren’t the first things that come to mind. However, trained chef and Army veteran Nathan Stepek, and wife Rachel, started Handlebar Nate’s Food Cart on a snowy day in April 2018 and they are changing the way locals...

Colonel Players finish second, head to KY Theatre Association State Competition

The Whitley County High School drama program is headed to the Kentucky Theatre Association State Competition later this month. The Colonel Players finished second Saturday during the East Region competition, which was held at Madison Southern High School. “I am an extremely proud...

Huff wins big over Kingsley, retains 82nd District State Rep. seat

Despite a spirited effort on the part of her Democratic challenger, Regina Bunch Huff cruised to an easy victory to win a fourth consecutive term as 82nd District State Representative Tuesday. Huff, a Republican from Williamsburg, topped local attorney Stefanie Ebbens Kingsley...

Harrison easily wins re-election as Williamsburg mayor; incumbent council members all victorious

Williamsburg voters are apparently happy with city leadership as they gave incumbent Mayor Roddy Harrison a fourth consecutive term in office and re-elected all six Williamsburg City Council members during Tuesday’s General Election. Harrison garnered 905 votes to Dr. Bernard...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Nearly 36 percent of voters cast ballots in Whitley County

Nearly 36 percent of Whitley County voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Electronic Edition for 11-7-2018

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Annual ‘Battle of the Bluegrass’ robotics competition draws record number of teams

The Ninth Annual First Robotics “Battle of Bluegrass” drew more than 20 teams to Lynn Camp High School Saturday. The event, hosted by Lynn Camp’s Team 3844, “The Kentucky Wildbots,” featured teams from six states. Several were pre-rookie teams that were seeking to get a taste of...

Corbin man charged with theft, burglary of Laurel County bank

A Corbin man is facing burglary and theft charges in connection with a break-in at a local bank. Earl E. McIntosh, 22, was in custody on an unrelated charge when Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies connected him with the burglary at First National Bank off of U.S. 25E on Sunday...

PCAK awards $23,241 grant for parent education programs

Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky (PCAK), the state’s leading child abuse prevention organization, announced Monday that a $23,241 grant had been awarded to Cumberland River Behavioral Health/TriCo Mentoring to support the delivery of parent education programs in Whitley and...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Dan Ballou loses race for seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court

34th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Dan Ballou will remain on the bench in Whitley and McCreary counties after losing his bid to serve on the Kentucky Supreme Court Tuesday night. The 11-year veteran judge was defeated by Court of Appeals Judge Debra Hembree Lambert by a margin of...
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