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Whitley County declares state of emergency due to flooding

Now that floodwaters have begun to drop, Whitley County officials are starting to tabulate the damage from the flood of 2019. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said late Monday afternoon that local officials don’t have a monetary estimate on flood damage...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

KSP Trooper chases truck in his police cruiser, then on foot

A Williamsburg man is still being held in the Whitley County Detention Center after being arrested early Thursday morning on 18 charges ranging from operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs and first-degree fleeing or evading police to improper display...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrest three on drug charges

A pair of unrelated traffic stops over a three-day period by Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies have lead to the arrest of three local residents on drug charges. On Feb. 21, Sgt. Jonas Saunders conducted a traffic stop on Highway 511. Saunders then arrested Noel W. Perkins Jr.,...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

Knox-Whitley Humane Association needs kitten, puppy food

With spring coming, the Knox-Whitley Humane Association is preparing for the influx of stray kittens. To help with that, the shelter that serves Clay, Knox, Whitley and McCreary counties is seeking donations of kitten and puppy food. “We are always in need of it,” said Mary-Ann...

Whitley Co. School District finalizing school facilities wish list

A 20-person committee composed of teachers, parents, and administrators have identified $41,434,445 worth of building projects that they would like to see done in the Whitley County School District. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

Haynes, Harrison win inaugural ‘The Burg’s Got Talent”

At the end of the night Saturday, judges determined that both Samuel Haynes and Tim Harrison both had talent in Williamsburg. The first The Burg’s Got Talent competition was held Saturday at the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center with Haynes winning the 18 and under...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

The Burg Group working to find its mission

Williamsburg has a tradition for having simple official names for things in the community, such as City Park and The Golf Course. One of Williamsburg’s newest groups, which is being tentatively being called The Burg Group, is no exception. Its goals can probably best be described...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

Laurel deputies holding anti-bullying event Thursday

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is working in conjunction with management at Corbin Manor Apartments to hold an anti-bullying awareness program Thursday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said management at the apartment complex off of...

Electronic Edition for 2-27-2019

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The GaRAGE Karaoke and arcade coming to Corbin

If you are looking for a family-friendly entertainment option, downtown Corbin will soon have it with The GaRAGE Karaoke and Arcade. Jamie Brown and her boyfriend, Chase Gabbard, are working to renovate the former A-1 Car Care building at the corner of North Main and Gordon...