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W’burg man arrested for allegedly strangling his wife

A Williamsburg man is currently being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $7,500 cash bond after allegedly strangling his wife Saturday afternoon. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered a not guilty plea Monday for David R. Young, 35, who is charged with...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Whitley County gives judge-executive authority to lower garbage rates

Earlier this month, the Whitley County Fiscal Court got into the garbage collection business in response to a move by an existing waste hauler, which refused to provide service any longer to some places in the KY 92E area of the county. On Monday afternoon, the fiscal court took...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Tire amnesty events planned locally in April

If you live in the Tri-County area and you have old tires that you need to get rid of, then you will soon be in luck. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management will be hosting several waste tire clean ups from March through May....
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Area tourism offices joining together to promote ‘Daniel Boone Country’

The region of Kentucky known as Daniel Boone Country that stretches from the Virginia border to just west of Interstate 75, is working to get the word out, and that word is, “DBC.” Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel recently unveiled the new stickers that are being made...

Sheriff issues January activity report

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy start to 2020. During the month of January, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,093 criminal complaints and responded to 28 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 26 criminal cases, and made 96 criminal...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Ky. Transportation Cabinet plans improvements to 17 miles of roadway in Whitley County

About $1.8 million has been allocated for work to state maintained roadways in Whitley County during the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials presented the Whitley County Fiscal Court last week with a list of seven roads that will be partially worked...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Officials still assessing damage from recent flooding

Officials are still assessing the damage from recent flooding that has damaged much of southeastern Kentucky, and it is unknown whether the state will meet the threshold for a federal disaster declaration. “I think we are certainly going to reach the threshold for Whitl...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Prosecutors getting hair sample from triple murder suspect

Whitley Circuit Judge Paul Winchester approved a request Monday afternoon from prosecutors to obtain a hair sample from a Whitley County murder suspect. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Williamsburg man indicted over pipe bombs

A Williamsburg man will remain behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond after being indicted Monday morning in connection with an incident where pipe bombs were found at his residence late last year. The Whitley County Grand Jury handed...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts 10 people on drug charges

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted 10 people on drug-related charges while issuing its monthly report Monday, including: Eva Jean Carr, 36, of Williamsburg – first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Kelly Ward, 26, of Williamsburg – three counts...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020
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