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UPDATE: Overturned propane truck blocking Hightop Road has been righted; Officials expect road to be closed until after 5 p.m.

UPDATE: The propane truck that overturned on Highstop Road Friday afternoon has been righted. A heavy duty tow truck was able to pull the truck back onto its wheels at approximately 3:15 p.m. Officials with Whitley County E911 said it would be about 5 p.m. before the road was...

Lily Fire Station 1 is for sale, construction of new fire station planned

For $315,000 you can purchase what will soon be the former Lily Fire Station 1. However, that is not the end of Lily Fire and Rescue, but rather a new beginning. The department is preparing to break ground on a new station at the intersection of Fariston Road and Greta Lane,...

Police: Corbin man was intoxicated when caught speeding, parking in handicapped zone

A Corbin man is facing numerous traffic related charges that began when a Kentucky State Police trooper clocked him driving at 77 mph in a 55 mph zone and ended when the trooper determined he was driving under the influence when he parked in a handicapped zone. Rex Allen Fox, 40,...

Corbin Speedway will return to racing again this spring

Three years after a short-lived attempt at returning racing to the Corbin Speedway, a Casey County duo is taking on the challenge with the goal of hosting events in 2020. “I have been around racing for about 30 years as a track promoter and racer,” said Joey Pittman, who is...

Corbin Walmart shoplifter found with meth, large amount of pills

What began as a misdemeanor shoplifting case at Walmart in Corbin escalated to drug trafficking after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a Knox County woman in possession of more than 150 prescription pills. Susan R. Smith, 43, of Hinkle, was arrested last Wednesday...

W’burg Christmas bazaar, parade set for Saturday; W’burg school Christmas program set for Sunday

Those wanting to get into the Christmas spirit will have plenty of opportunities this weekend in Williamsburg with a Christmas bazaar, a Grinch walk, a Christmas parade and a Christmas concert. On Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Fifth Annual Williamsburg Christmas Bazaar will...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019

You’re invited to Dec. 17 retirement party for Kay Schwartz

Whitley County officials are planning a retirement party for now former Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz, who retired on Nov. 30 after working 44 years in the office. The retirement celebration is planned for Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Genealogy Room, which...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019