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Six new cases of COVID announced in Whitley County

The Whitley County Health Department announced six new COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 3,589. Officials said there are currently 67 active cases, of which three are hospitalized. Since last Wednesday, Whitley County has had 56 n...

New bride arrested after allegedly stabbing husband

The honeymoon appears to be over for a Williamsburg couple as police say a verbal domestic situation ended with the woman stabbing the man last Thursday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

Old Tri-County Country Club property sold; it won’t be used as golf course again

Changes are coming to the former Tri-County Country Club property following its sale to a Gray couple. Kevin and Karen Moses of Gray recently purchased the old Tri-County Country Club site, and are working to level the property off for development. It is likely that they will...

Arrested again within four hours of release

Within four hours of their release from the Whitley County Detention Center Monday morning, a Florida couple, who had initially been charged with burglarizing storage units and vehicles in Williamsburg, was back in custody accused of burglarizing a residence near the jail. Read...

Grandpa Sanders: Remembering their icon grandfather

Was Colonel Sanders a real person? Do you get free chicken? Do you know the secret recipe? These are the most frequently asked questions that Colonel Harland Sanders’s great granddaughters get, and the answers to those questions respectively are yes, no, and no.   Read this...

Sanders great granddaughters making KFC museum signage

Two great granddaughters of Corbin’s most famous colonel have a unique connection with the Sanders Café and Museum in Corbin that has nothing to do with their great grandfather birthing his fried chicken recipe there. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

Alicyn Croley signs to play volleyball at Transylvania University

Whitley County High School senior Alicyn Croley signed her letter of intent on March 24 to play for Transylvania University next season. Croley started playing volleyball in the fifth grade. She was a three year starter on the high school volleyball team. Last season, she had 200...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021

Corbin man arrested after ‘dap’ leaves woman unconscious

A Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy recently arrested a Corbin man after a woman, who he had allegedly given a synthetic drug to, had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance, according to a sheriff’s department release. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021

Whitley County flooding forces at least 10 water rescues

First responders had a busy couple of days, particularly in southern Whitley County Sunday afternoon and Monday, rescuing individuals trapped either inside residences by high water or in vehicles that had become stuck in high water. Photos by Whitley County Emergency Management...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021

Electronic Edition For 3-31-21

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