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One struck in head with lawn statue, other shot in stomach during altercation

One person involved in a Wednesday evening altercation in far southern Whitley County allegedly got bashed in the head with a lawn decoration, and the other got shot in the abdomen, according to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Speed, alcohol blamed as factors in fatal Rockholds crash

A Rockholds man was less than one mile from his home when he was killed in a fatal crash early Wednesday evening. “Speed and alcohol were definitely a factor,” said Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonas Saunders, who was the investigating officer. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Firestone announces $51 million expansion in Williamsburg that will create 250 additional jobs

An additional 250 manufacturing jobs will be coming to Williamsburg as Bridgestone Americas announced a $51 million expansion of the Firestone Industrial Products plant on Thursday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

Stephen Daniel Trosper II

Stephen Daniel Trosper II, age 46, of Corbin, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky. The family has requested that all services be PRIVATE. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to be of service to the Trosper family.

Dennis Lee Garlic

Dennis Lee Garlic, age 59, husband of Jennifer Witt Garlic of Corbin, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at his residence. The family has chosen cremation. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Laurel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Eula Decker

Eula Decker, age 83, of Gray, Kentucky went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Visitation will be held from 6-9pm on Friday, May 28, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home; and on Saturday, May 29, from 1-2pm at Rossland Holiness Church in Gray, where her funeral service...

Flora Lorene Leforce

Flora Lorene Leforce, age 68, of Highway 6, Woodbine, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Flora was born on June 12, 1952 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late Harvey E. and Bessie (Head) Leforce. In addition to her parents, she...

Corbin woman arrested for reckless homicide, DUI

A Corbin woman is facing homicide and DUI charges following a fatal crash in Clay County Wednesday afternoon. About 4:20 p.m., Kentucky State Police were notified by Clay County 911 about a single vehicle injury accident on KY 149 in the Manchester area of Clay County, which...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Photo Gallery: Whitley County Farmer’s Market

The Whitley County Farmer’s Market in Williamsburg kicked off on May 20 at Bill Woods Park. It will be open there every Thursday through the growing season from 5 – 7 p.m. The farmer’s market is also held every Tuesday at NIBROC Park in Corbin from 5 – 8 p.m. The...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Photo Gallery: Splash pad opens for season…

The Corbin Splash Pad opened for the season beginning May 25. The splash pad will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by a parent. There is no charge to use the facility. The...
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