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Lightning strike causes rare house fire in W’burg

Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd encountered something early Friday morning that he had only dealt with one previous time in his 30 years of firefighting with the department, which was a structure fire caused by a lightning strike. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 30 Jul 2021

Body found in apartment in Corbin

A body was found at an apartment complex in Corbin Thursday morning. The body, of a deceased male in his 60s, was located inside an apartment by a man, who had gone to the apartment to complete maintenance, said Corbin Police Department Corporal Lonnie Sawyers. The man has been...

Death investigation underway in Woodbine

Kentucky State Police Post 10 troopers and detectives are on the scene of a death investigation on Hedden Flats Road in the Woodbine community in Knox County. At 8:18 a.m. KSP Post 10 Harlan received a call from the Knox County Sheriff’s Department requesting assistance on Hedden...

League champions crowned

Cumberland Freewill Baptist Church won the 2021 Williamsburg Mens Summer Softball League with a record of 18-3. The team from Tim Smith Construction finished second with a record of 17-4.

Lynn Camp student build boats as part of S.T.E.M. camp

Approximately 20 Lynn Camp students wrapped up five weeks of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Camp last week by building and testing their own kayak. Knox Promise Neighborhood School Coordinator Arthur Canada said the students used PVC pipe and tarps to create the...

Beginning of high school fall sports now just weeks away

In just a few days, high school football across Kentucky will take a big step forward as the players put on the pads and the hitting begins. We are now under a month until the season kicks off with the first games scheduled for Friday, Aug. 20. Whitley County will travel to Perry...