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Whitley County Fiscal Court votes Wednesday to resolve long-standing lawsuit regarding two roads

The Whitley County Fiscal Court agreed Wednesday to settle a nearly seven-year old lawsuit regarding a pair of Whitley County roads. During a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, the fiscal court met in executive session for over three hour before returning to regular...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

COVID-19 incidence rates for Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties remain in the red Wednesday

Gov. Andy Beshear is warning every Kentuckian that they must take the pandemic more seriously in order to protect themselves, their families and their community. Kentuckians are in significantly greater danger of contracting COVID-19 now than they were in March or April. On...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

Inaugural Col. Harland Sanders Half Marathon Saturday

The inaugural Colonel Sanders Half Marathon through the streets of Corbin Saturday morning will feature 232 runners tackling the 13.1-mile course. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

Photo Gallery: Salute to Veterans

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Whitley County Extension Office Fine Arts Center, which is located on Main Street across from city hall in Williamsburg, has set up a photographic display honoring local veterans. The display will be open for viewing by the public from 9 a.m. to 6...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

JB Johnson remembered as a fine lawyer, judge, and person

Former Whitley Circuit Judge and U.S. District Magistrate Jennings Bryan “JB” Johnson Jr., 84, is being remembered as a well-respected lawyer, judge and person following his passing Monday evening. Johnson, 84, died at Baptist Health Lexington. Whitley County Attorney Bob...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

W’burg Mayor explains decision to cancel Shop with a Cop, Turkey Trot, Christmas parade

As the lyrics to the old song go, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” but in Williamsburg this year that is not so much the case as several holiday-related events are being cancelled due to COVID-19. Williamsburg’ Turkey Trot is one of several events being...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

U.N. Ambassador Kelly Craft addresses Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Tuesday

Kelly Craft has taken her Kentucky raising to one of the biggest stages in the world, serving as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

Williamsburg man accused of assaulting, strangling woman Friday afternoon

A Williamsburg man was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly assaulting and strangling a woman in Laurel County. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Whitley County reports 19 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Bell County reports two new COVID-19 deaths

The Whitley County Health Department announced 19 new COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 1,049. There are currently 142 active cases, of which four are currently hospitalized. With the new cases, Whitley County’s COVID–19 incidence rate is 50, placing it in...

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