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Whitley Co. Sheriff’s Dept. denies wrongdoing in Coker lawsuit

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is denying wrongdoing in connection with a federal lawsuit alleging false arrest and excessive force stemming from an incident in early 2021. Williamsburg’s Robert L. Coker filed suit on Aug. 13 in U.S. District Court in London against...
Posted On 02 Oct 2021

Whitley Circuit Clerk takes down a bull elk

Whitley Circuit Clerk Gary Barton recently harvested this bull elk in Pike County. Elk hunting is legal in Kentucky, but is limited by an annual lottery for elk permits through the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. A total of 594 elk permits were available in 2021.
Posted On 02 Oct 2021
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Unemployment rate drops in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between July 2021 and August 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 02 Oct 2021