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Cumberland Athletics gearing up for 2019-2020 basketball season

You may have noticed the Cumberland Athletics Trailblazers being mentioned in print and online a few times in recent years, but how well do you know the organization?

Whitley, Knox native gets life in prison for killing ‘Angel of Death’ serial murderer

A Knox and Whitley County native who fatally beat the so-called “Angel of Death” Donald Harvey more than two years ago while serving time in Toledo, Ohio pleaded guilty Tuesday and was immediately sentenced to life in prison. James Elliott, 45, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lucas...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association now ‘no-kill’ shelter

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association has now declared itself a “no-kill shelter.” “We have committed to no longer having to euthanize for time or space,” said Melissa McElroy, Executive Director for the association. The shelter has not euthanized a dog due to lack of space since...

Despite concerns about being ‘too nice’ Whitley County’s Elaine Stott going on to second week of CBS’s ‘Survivor’

Elaine Stott’s quest to become the second person from Whitley County to win CBS’s “Survivor” was nearly over before it ever really began Wednesday night because, in the words of other members of her tribe, she was too nice and too likable, making her a threat. “I like Elaine,”...

Workers needed to help with US Census 2020

Need a good paying part-time job with flexible hours? If you are at least 18 years of age, are a U.S. citizen, own your own transportation, have an e-mail address, and can pass a background check, then there is a good chance that the U.S. Census Bureau will be willing to pay you...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019

Pleasant View Elementary named one of ‘America’s Healthiest Schools’

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), one of the nation’s preeminent children’s health organizations, recently announced that it had named 355 schools from 23 states as “America’s Healthiest Schools,” including Whitley County’s Pleasant View Elementary...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019

State Treasurer: Over $2 million in unclaimed property returned to Whitley County

So what happens to the items in a safety deposit box when someone dies, but has no heirs or the heirs can’t be found? What happens when somebody is due a tax refund, but the state can’t locate that person? What happens when somebody moves and has a bank account that they forgot...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019