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Jury: Corbin didn’t wrongfully terminate officers

It took a seven-woman, five-man jury a little over an hour Wednesday afternoon to conclude that the city of Corbin did nothing wrong when it laid off two Corbin police officers in 2014. Jonathan Dean and Kyle Gray filed a wrongful termination suit shortly after being laid off on Sept. 5, 2014, as part of [...]

Trial begins for former Corbin officers who lost jobs

When Jonathan Dean and Robert Kyle Gray were let go by the Corbin Police Department on Sept. 5, 2014, was their employment permanently terminated due to a reduction in the workforce or where they simply laid off?

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Williamsburg revenue projected to increase by 10 percent next fiscal year

General fund revenue for the city of Williamsburg is projected to increase by 10 percent this upcoming fiscal year, which starts on July 1, and this doesn’t include increased revenue from water and sewer rate hikes that the city council approved during a series of special meetings Monday and Tuesday.

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W’burg Health and Rehab staff talks to Kiwanis Club about patient services

Tiffany Mullins and Laura Creekmore, from Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation, spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg last week about the expanded health care role the facility serves. Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation is more than just a nursing home, Administrator Laura Creekmore told members of the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recently. “We try to [...]

After cases dismissed, Hall now asking for jail fees to be paid back

Tristan Hall A special judge appears to be seriously considering a request from a now former Corbin man, who wants Whitley County to reimburse him $5,920 in jail housing fees that were charged to him while he was incarcerated on charges which were later mostly dismissed. All but $1,620.64 of those fees were [...]

Whitley County grand jury releases indictments Monday

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted two people for auto theft, three people for drug possession and one person for endangering the lives of four people in a vehicle he hit while allegedly driving under the influence. According to its monthly report and indictments, the grand jury handed down six indictments Monday morning, including: • Clarence [...]

Whitley EMS discusses plans to overcome EMT shortage

Whitley County EMS is hoping that a new program to train emergency medical responders will help with a manpower shortage in our area. Whitley County EMS Director Kelly Harrison told the Whitley County UNITE Coalition during a meeting Monday afternoon at the Whitley County Health Department that local Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are in short [...]

Florida woman sues county over use of path

A Florida woman is suing Whitley County over use of a pathway which is located on her property.

Angelica Salas Howard filed the lawsuit on June 12 in Whitley Circuit Court against Whitley County.

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Police: Crash driver ‘very lucky to be alive’

Police say a man is lucky to be alive after wrecking this Honda Prelude Saturday afternoon on Chestnut Road. Emergency officials say a man is lucky to be alive after flipping a car onto its side and knocking down a small tree that came to rest against the vehicle late Saturday afternoon. Shortly [...]

Testimony: Woman hid in closet while duo shot to death

Paul Parsons is guided to a waiting jail vehicle after his preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon in Whitley District Court.

A woman, who was inside the trailer where a double homicide occurred on Fred Nash Lane early last Wednesday morning, apparently hid in a closet while the two victims were shot to death.

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