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Whitley County’s Elaine Stott awarded $100k from ‘Survivor’ superfan Sia; Nick Wilson returns to competition for ‘Winners at War’

When the tribe spoke and Whitley County’s Elaine Stott was voted off of “Survivor: Island of the Idols,” the other contestants explained that the reason for their vote was not personal animosity, but simply gameplay, noting that she was too nice of a person to be sitting next to...

Whitley County Courthouse, Judicial Center closed until Thursday, Dec. 26

If you want to renew your car tags or pay a speeding ticket, you are going to be out of luck until Thursday, Dec. 26, in Whitley County. Offices in both the old Whitley County Courthouse and the Whitley County Judicial Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 23, through Wednesday,...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeking donations of pet items to stuff stockings

When Christmas comes Wednesday, staff and volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association will be handing out treats and toys to all of the good little dogs and cats that are still waiting for a forever home. The shelter, located at 66 Busy Lane off of Fifth Street Road, is...

Plans unveiled for Corbin splash pad

Following a meeting between city officials and representatives of architects at Brandstetter Carroll, Inc., the proposed site plan for the Corbin splash pad was unveiled at the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night. The rendering features the train theme with...

W’burg Christmas Decorating Contest winners announced

For the first time in eight years there is a new king in Williamsburg when it comes to best decorated neighborhood in the 15th Annual Williamsburg Feels Like Home Christmas Decorating Contest. The Denham Addition, which includes South Third Street, Front Street, Ridge Avenue and...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Update: Driver, one pedestrian identified from Thursday accident

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Senate President Robert Stivers addresses annexation, race track at Corbin City Commission

State Senate President Robert Stivers, R–Manchester, attended the Corbin City Commission’s regular meeting Monday night where he accepted the 2019 Friend of Cities Award from the Kentucky League of Cities, and took the time to answer questions concerning the state of the proposed...

W’burg police recover stolen vehicle, arrest two

A Corbin man and a London man remain behind bars at the Whitley County Detention Center after being arrested last week in connection with a stolen vehicle. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor arrested Joseph J. Wagers, 29, of Corbin, and Michael A. Joseph, 42, of London,...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Sparkman indicted for third-degree rape of 15-year-old

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down a seven-count indictment Monday morning against a Corbin man, who allegedly admitted to police that he had sex with a 15-year-old girl on multiple occasions, and videotaped it. The grand jury indicted Amos Sparkman, 24, of Corbin,...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

London man getting probated sentence for fleeing police

A London man, who has been incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center since June for fleeing police among other offenses, agreed to a plea agreement Monday afternoon. A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Orlando Luna, 36, on July 15 for first-degree fleeing or evading...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019
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