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Laurel, Whitley, Bell, McCreary counties all report new COVID-19 cases Friday

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and McCreary counties all reported new COVID-19 cases Friday. The Laurel County Health Department reported four new COVID-19 cases Friday, none of which are hospitalized. Friday’s cases include: a 76-year-old male, a 42-year-old female, a 24-year-old female,...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020

Breaking News: Whitley County High School football player tests positive for COVID-19

One day after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association recommended that fall sports proceed as planned, a Whitley County High School football player has tested positive for COVID-19. “In an effort to keep our school family and community informed, we want to share that the...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020
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Corbin Board of Education follow’s governor’s recommendation to push in-person attendance back to Sept. 28

The Corbin Board of Education officially pushed the start of in-person classes back to Sept. 28 Thursday night. At a special called board meeting, the board voted unanimously to follow the recommendations by Gov. Andy Beshear to not have students return to school in-person until...

James Neubert

James Neubert, age 66, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020, at his home. He was born June 5, 1954 in Jellico, TN, to the late James H. Neubert and Barbara Moore Neubert. James loved hunting, fishing, and everything outdoors. He is survived by his mother,...

Longtime Williamsburg School Principal Jack Foley to be laid to rest on Sunday

Longtime Williamsburg educator Jack V. Foley, who died Wednesday at age 64, will be laid to rest on Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. at the Davis Addition of Highland Park Cemetery with Rev. Gerald Mullins officiating. The family will receive friends after 5...

Corbin man charged with assaulting, fleeing from deputy

A Corbin man allegedly ran from and then assaulted a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy on Aug. 14, and Thursday morning apparently turned himself in at the Whitley County Courthouse where he was arrested on a warrant stemming from the Aug. 14 incident. John L. Bunch, 54, is facing...

Williamsburg woman charged with felony DUI

A Williamsburg woman is facing a felony DUI charge following her arrest Friday night on what would be her fourth DUI arrest within the last 10 years. Misty D. Justice, 41, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. – fourth or greater...

Knox deputies arrest man who allegedly fired gun at motorist during dispute

A London man was arrested last Thursday night for allegedly firing a handgun at another motorist during a traffic dispute in Corbin. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Ricky A. Vaughn, Jr., 30, on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, possession of a firearm by a...