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Constable Bowling warning of arrest phone scammers using the names of local law enforcement agencies/officers

Whitley County Constable Ron “Bubba” Bowling is warning of a phone scam in which the caller threatens the arrest of the individual. Unlike similar scams, Bowling said the callers are saying specific local agencies and/or law enforcement officers would be the ones arriving to make...

Shooting complaint leads to meth bust

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a shooting complaint Tuesday night in southern Laurel County that resulted in a drug trafficking arrest. Deputies arrested Richard Kilgore, 46, of London, on Hanes Baker Road, off of U.S. 25, on charges of first-degree...

Corbin Assistant Police Chief announces pending retirement

A well-known police officer announcing his retirement and a community member asking for additional softball fields were just two of the several items discussed at the Corbin City Commission regular monthly meeting on Monday. Major David Maiden announced in a letter to Chief Rusty...

Corbin Career Center bond sale better than expected

Last Thursday’s bond sale to fund construction of the new Corbin Career Center resulted in better interest rates than school officials expected. The winning bid carried a 2.024 percent net interest cost, which is a low interest rate and less than expected. The winning bidd...
Posted On 24 Jun 2021

Shope reflects back on first 31-win season in WCHS baseball history

The Whitley County Colonels’ baseball season came to an end last Thursday with a 4-2 loss to Lyon County in the KHSAA Elite Eight. The Colonels finished the season with a school record 31 wins against 10 losses that included the first ever 13th Region championship and a win over...

Restoration work to begin on exterior of ‘French Broad River’ Pullman car

Restoration work on the French Broad River Pullman car is scheduled to begin this week. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Monhollen said the tourism commission has unanimously approved a motion to have the exterior of the car on display outside the old railroad depot sandblasted. In...

19 people indicted on drug-related charges

The Whitley County Grand Jury issued 19 drug-related indictments while issuing its monthly report Monday, including the following according to indictments and the grand jury report: Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...
Posted On 24 Jun 2021

Positive Movement to play W’burg block party Friday night

Williamsburg will hold its next block party on Friday, June 25, with the band “Positive Movement” performing. The block party will take place from 8 – 11 p.m. oat Bill Woods Park. In the event of inclement weather, the block party will be moved to the Williamsburg Tourism and...
Posted On 24 Jun 2021