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Keavy man charged with domestic violence

A Keavy man was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly striking a woman in the face and jaw. William M. Murphy, 26, is facing one count of domestic violence. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated that Sergeant Greg...

Knox, Bell, Laurel, and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates in top 11 statewide Thursday

Knox, Bell, Laurel, and Whitley County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Thursday that were among the top 11 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Thursday that 24 new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes eight...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021

Daniel Lee Brown

Daniel Lee Brown, age 39, of Lily, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2021 in Fort Myers, Florida. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 15 in the Laurel Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Harry Ormsby officiating. Burial will follow in the Rest Haven...

Darril Wayne Adkins

Darril Wayne Adkins, age 60, of Lot Mud Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital in London, Kentucky. Darril was born on December 2, 1960 in Jellico Tennessee to the late R.A. Adkins and Mina (Leach) Adkins. In...

Starting March 22, in-person classes will likely be five days per week in Whitley County

Next week, life should be getting just a little bit more back to normal for students in the Whitley County School District. Starting Monday, March 22, students opting for in-person learning will likely be going to school five days per week. Superintendent John Siler made the...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021

W’burg man arrested for fleeing police, forging checks, identity theft

A Williamsburg man wanted on separate Whitley County arrest warrants charging him with attempting to pass a forged check and fleeing from police was arrested early Tuesday morning in Corbin. Williamsburg Police Officer Elijah Hunter took Justin L. Dodd, 32, into custody after...

Marjorie Ellen Rountree Moses

Marjorie Ellen Rountree Moses, of the Wolf Creek Community in Williamsburg, Kentucky, moved to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 with her loving daughters at her side. Marjorie was born on July 21, 1927 in Coxton, Harlan County, Kentucky. Waiting for her on the other...

Rondel E. Smith Sr.

Rondel E. Smith Sr., age 79, of Lily, KY, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Laurel Heights in London, KY. He is survived by his wife, Freddie Sue Bolton Smith. Funeral was held on Thursday, March 11, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial followed in the McHargue...

Outdoor burning ban in effect for Whitley County

An outdoor burning ban has been issued in Whitley County. Judge-Executive Pat White, Jr. signed the executive order instituting the red flag warning effective at 10 a.m. Thursday. “This prohibition is in effect until the executive order has been rescinded by public notice,” the...

Fans wanting to attend 50th District Basketball Tournament must purchase tickets in advance

Fans interested in attending the 50th District Basketball Tournament Saturday at Williamsburg must purchase tickets through the participating schools. “Only persons on the 50th District Spectator List provided by each school will be admitted into the gym to watch their team...
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