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One Woodbine man dead, two charged with murder Friday

A pair of Woodbine residents are now behind bars charged with killing another Woodbine resident Friday morning. Late Friday evening, Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan announced that Joseph Masters, 33, and Charles “CJ” McVey, 37, were charged with murder, first-degree...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021

Here’s to 23 and some advice to younger me

As an adolescent, I remember thinking that people who were 21 were so old. In my mind, I thought you are already eligible for a driver’s license, you have already graduated high school, you can get married, you can even buy alcohol, so what is left to look forward too? Well, now...

Whitley Co. Sheriff issues June activity report

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of June. During the month, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,300 calls for service and responded to 41 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also opened 51 new criminal cases, and it made 101 criminal arrests in...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021

Unemployment rates increase in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between May 2021 and June 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021