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Filthy, bug-infested home leads to child abuse charges against Corbin woman

A Corbin mother is facing charges of criminal child abuse after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies and social services workers found her children living in a filthy, bug-infested home. Deputies arrested Casey Laws, 33, Monday afternoon on two counts of third-degree criminal abuse...

Woodbine woman to be castaway on newest season of ‘Survivor’

A Woodbine resident will be the second Whitley County native to go for the $1 million cash prize when the newest season of the hit reality TV show “Survivor” premieres its new season on CBS Sept. 25. Forty-one-year-old Elaine Stott said she’d tried out four times to be on the...

Update: Missing person found

Update: According to the Williamsburg Police Department’s Facebook page, this missing person was located on Sept. 12. The Williamsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a missing woman. Sara M. Richmond Boyd, 40, was last seen on May 13,...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019

Woman, who allegedly hit six vehicles Saturday, pleads guilty to DUI charge

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly hit six vehicles while she was driving intoxicated Saturday evening, pleaded guilty during her arraignment Monday afternoon in Whitley District Court. Whitley District Judge Fred White scheduled an Oct. 21 sentencing hearing for Anna M. White,...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019

W’burg City Council awards $99,544 bid to fix Mt. Morgan Road

Repair work will be coming soon to Mt. Morgan Road where school buses and garbage trucks already can’t operate due to the road conditions. During Monday’s monthly meeting, the Williamsburg City Council approved a $99,544 bid from King-Crete out of Zoe, Ky., to repair the road....
Posted On 12 Sep 2019

Vera Wooton found guilty of assault for setting husband on fire

A Laurel Circuit Court jury found a Corbin woman guilty of setting her husband on fire in 2017. The jury convicted Vera Wooton, 42, of one count of first-degree assault and recommended the minimum 10-year prison sentence. John Wooton suffered burns on more than half of his body...