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Netflix is too overwhelming to properly enjoy

I just broke up with Netflix. It was sudden and abrupt. We had a long relationship, but it just had to end. I didn’t “let her down easy,” so to speak. Didn’t even really call or text. Just did the deed swiftly with the click of a mouse button. Sorry Netflix. It wasn’t you, it was...

How a long, lost camera finally found its home

Anyone who has ever lost anything in a big city airport knows it’s pretty much a lost cause. The chances of getting it back are slim and none, and you know which one left town. Heck, getting a suitcase back from “lost luggage” is difficult enough, but walking off and forgetting...

Escaped jail inmate captured Thursday hiding under a trailer

A Whitley County Detention Center inmate, who walked away from a work release detail on June 6, was captured Thursday morning hiding under a trailer in eastern Whitley County. Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley said that Jeremy Lynn, 26, of Williamsburg, was captured shortly...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019

Letter: Removal of Taylor family name at UC is outrageous

To the Editor: I wholeheartedly agree with Lois Taylor in her September 4th letter, UofC is denigrating the legacy of former President and his wife. My family has a long history with UC going back to when my father and grandfather attended Cumberland College. Under the 35-year...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019
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Man indicted for bus wreck

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man Monday in connection with a May 17 accident that involved a Whitley County school bus being hit head on, according to an indictment. The grand jury indicted Ronald Anderson, 33, charging him with 12 counts of first-degree...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019

Mother: ‘He was supposed to tell where the body was!’

“He was supposed to tell where the body was,” an anguished Carolyn Anderson cried out in Whitley Circuit Court Monday afternoon after one of the men involved in her daughter’s death was sentenced to 10 years in prison. “Where’s justice?” Immediately prior to this, Judge Paul...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019

Grinch Village, annexation of Immanuel Baptist Church discussed by Corbin City Commission

A Grinch Village, annexation of Immanuel Baptist Church into the Corbin city limits, and the paving of sidewalks were all items on the agenda for Monday’s monthly Corbin City Commission meeting. Kaleen Turner, a representative with the Corbin Arts and Literary League, proposed...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019

Whitley County Board of Education budget improving

The Whitley County school district’s finances are looking pretty good for the current school year, and include the purchase of over $200,000 worth of new textbooks for grades kindergarten through sixth grade, and the purchase of two new buses. During its regular monthly meeting...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019