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Verdict: Jury convicts Lowe, Mattie of murder Friday; life sentences recommended

Over the course of about four hours on July 23, 2017, Michelle Marlow was viciously beaten to death at a home on Old Mud Creek Road. Her attackers thought she had taken $300 from them. The money was never found. The beating was so severe that the mother of nine children and three...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019

WCHS plans Community Thanksgiving Meal on Nov. 27

Various people affiliated with Whitley County High School and several Whitley County schools are doing their part to help those in Whitley County have a free community Thanksgiving lunch next week. Local residents will have the chance to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal Wednesday,...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019

Corbin man indicted for rape, sodomy, sexual abuse of child

A Corbin man was indicted Friday on multiple charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse. Carl Wayne Weddle, 35, was named in the nine-count indictment returned in Knox Circuit Court. According to the indictment, the incidents, involving a single victim, who was under the age of 12,...

Five indicted in connection with search warrant served at American Patriots in March

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment returned Friday in Laurel County Circuit Court in connection with a search warrant served against the former American Patriots club in Lily in March. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle...

Community Green Dot mural coming soon to downtown Williamsburg

Help wanted: artist needed to help design and execute a new mural in downtown Williamsburg. The job pays $5,000, which includes the cost of supplies. The Whitley County Community Green Dot program is seeking a muralist to design and execute a mural to cover the white wall at the...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019

Elaine wins immunity challenge, peanut butter and jelly reward for her group

Within the first 15 minutes of Wednesday night’s ninth episode of, “Survivor: Island of the Idols” Whitley County’s Elaine Stott assured herself that she would not be one of the two people eliminated. That’s because Elaine, along with Noura, each won immunity in this week’s...

Rev. Roy Sutton

Rev. Roy Sutton, 94, of Corbin, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 21, 1925, in Whitley County, KY, to the late Dow and Dovie Meadors Sutton. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his...

Center Target shooting range hosting competition to benefit local Toys for Tots campaign

Would–be sharpshooters are invited to come out to Center Target Firearms and Indoor Range in London to show off their skills and help the local Marine Corps Toys for Tots Campaign. The range is hosting a pistol competition through Dec. 13, with all proceeds going to help provide...