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Courtney Taylor triple murder trial will likely be set for late summer or fall, judge says

A Williamsburg woman, who is facing a possible death sentence for killing her husband and two children nearly two years ago, will likely stand trial in late summer or fall, the special judge in the case said during a court hearing Thursday morning. Courtney Taylor, 43, is charged...
Posted On 27 Dec 2018

Local homeless shelter burglarized; meat and mattresses taken

A local homeless shelter is working to recover after it was burglarized Friday night. Sabra Simpson, a supervisor at Everlasting Arms Homeless Shelter on Standard Avenue, said staff and residents had gone to attend a Christmas play when the break-in occurred. “We were gone for...

Kentucky offers more than 90 speciality license plates

Kentucky motorists can show their enthusiasm for and lend some financial support to one of more than 90 organizations and causes using their vehicle license plate. In addition to the standard blue and white license plates, Kentucky offers 91 specialty plates, including 27...

Keavy man charged with assaulting deputies

A Keavy man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly assaulting a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to serve an arrest warrant. William Freeman, 52, is facing charges of third-degree assault on a police a officer, second-degree fleeing or evading police – on foot, and...

Continuing Coverage: 2018 Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament

Continue to check this post throughout the remainder of the week for updates on the 32nd Annual Cumberland Falls Invitation Tournament at Corbin High School.

Fiscal Court collects over $7,000 in delinquent occupational taxes

The Whitley County Occupational Tax Administrator’s Office has collected $7,249.48 in back occupational taxes through a series of 11 small claims lawsuits filed in Whitley District Court earlier this year. In addition, Feb. 5, 2019, trials have been scheduled in Whitley District...
Posted On 27 Dec 2018

Topix community forums taken down

A source of entertainment and controversy in communities across the country has closed. The Topix online forums, which featured posts from individuals in various communities, have ceased operations. “As Topix grew, news and discussion became less of what we are all about,” Topix...

Local groups receive total of $865,342 in Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding

A total of seven tri-county organizations have been awarded federal funds totaling a combined $865,342 through the state to help crime victims and combat domestic violence. The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet has awarded more than $26 million in federal grants to...
Posted On 27 Dec 2018