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Whitley County included in federal presidential disaster declaration

President Donald J. Trump approved a federal disaster declaration Wednesday for 57 Kentucky counties – including: Whitley, Knox, Laurel, McCreary and Bell – which were affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from Feb. 6 – March 10 of...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019

WARTA, AARP/KRTA recognize James Jones for Grandparent of the Year essay

At the March meeting, the Whitley Area Retired Teachers Association (WARTA) had the privilege of recognizing James Jones, son of Edna and Scott Jones and a 5th grade student at Whitley East Elementary School, as winner of the 2018-2019 AARP / KRTA Grandparent of the Year essay...

District Court 04-17-19

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Marriages 04-17-19

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Deeds 04-17-19

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Meth, drug paraphernalia found during Wednesday traffic stop

Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a large amount of methamphetamine inside a vehicle parked behind a north Corbin business. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the individuals as...

WCHS sophmore Sharpe selected for The Gatton Academy Class of 2021

Congratulations to Anabeth Sharpe from Whitley County High School for being selected to the The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky. Anabeth was selected as one of the 96 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of 2021. “Whenever I heard about the Gatton Academy last...

May Day Queen and Tiny Queen race update

At the end of the first count in the race for May Queen and Tiny Queen, the Ossoli Club has released the following results: First place in the May Queen Race at this time is Cara Whitus. Tyeler Pennington is in second place. In third place is Lauren Shackleford. In the race for...

Award-winning author excited to view performance of her play by WCHS Colonel Players

Creative play author Catherine Rhoden-Goguen, of Barbourville, believes it will be an extremely emotional night for her as she witnesses the performance of her play being performed by students from her alma mater. The 1982 WCHS graduate is now a high school drama teacher who...