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Laurel County reports one new COVID-19 fatality Wednesday, 33rd fatality overall

The Laurel County Health Department announced one new COVID-19 death Wednesday, which brings the county’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 fatalities to 33. “We are saddened to report our 33rd death. We send our condolences to the family and friends of the 79-year-old female,”...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021

W’burg Local Planning Committee meeting Tuesday

The Williamsburg Independent Local Planning Committee will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. in the school auditorium. The meeting is open to the public.
Posted On 03 Feb 2021
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Corbin, Whitley girls remain neck-and-neck

Corbin and Whitley County’s girls continue their battle in the 50th district. 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

Legislators propose fix for historical racing issue

The state legislature is poised to take action to address the recent Kentucky Supreme Court decision that shut down historical racing across the state. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not...

Accused cash registers thief arrested after robbery, assault, chases near Richmond

A Mississippi man, who allegedly stole the cash registers from Pizza Hut in Williamsburg and Taco Bell in Corbin Monday morning, is in the Madison County Detention Center after allegedly robbing an individual at a Richmond area gas station, breaking into a home and assaulting a...

Two accused of hiding drugs inside a body cavity during separate incidents

A Williamsburg woman and a Rockholds man are both accused of allegedly hiding drugs inside a body cavity during unconnected vehicle traffic stops by two different law enforcement agencies over a two-day period, according to court documents. Both were passengers in their...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021

W’burg officials think they have finally found cause behind city’s major water loss problem

For more than a decade, Williamsburg officials have been looking for “the big one,” as in a major water leak that is the cause of the city’s perpetual water loss rate, which has for many years ranked somewhere between bad and worse. Williamsburg maintenance workers labored...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021

Police find methamphetamine after entering home to look for wanted man

If Christopher G. Creekmore had just come to the door of his 137 Mt. Morgan Road home in Williamsburg when police knocked on it on Jan. 27, then he likely would have just gone to jail because of a warrant for his arrest from Knox County. Creekmore didn’t answer the door though,...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021

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Police recover stolen car behind school, arrest two

Local law enforcement officers arrested a man for DUI Saturday afternoon, who was parked behind an elementary school in a car that had been reported as stolen, according to arrest citations. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021
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