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W’burg Housing Authority Executive Director suspended pending outcome of police investigation

The Williamsburg Housing Authority Board of Directors placed its executive director on paid administrative leave Friday afternoon pending the outcome of a conclusive investigation by the Williamsburg Police Department, which is being assisted by the FBI. The housing authority...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019

Williamsburg schools receive 30 new laptops, 10 new Chromebooks

The Williamsburg Independent School District received 30 new laptops and 10 new Chromebooks Tuesday morning that the district received courtesy of Spectrum and Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “One of the things we are going to use the laptops for is for our bio medical...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019

KSP arson investigator asked to investigate Sunday trailer fire

An early Sunday morning trailer fire in eastern Whitley County is “suspicious” in nature, and firefighters have contacted a Kentucky State Police arson investigator to look into it further. Goldbug and Patterson Creek volunteer fire departments were notified about 3:30 a.m. about...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019

For second time in four years, Holt pleads guilty to burglarizing a church

For the second time in four years, a Williamsburg man has been sentenced to prison for burglarizing a church.
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts man for sodomy

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a man for sodomy and unlawful imprisonment Monday, and in a separate case another man for allegedly abusing a young girl, according to the grand jury’s monthly report and indictments. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

Prosecutors seeking death penalty against recently indicted Nicholas Rucker

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Woodbine man, who was indicted Monday for allegedly killing his girlfriend in May before fleeing the scene and spending 44 days on the run. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

W’burg police join campaign to crack down on drunk driving

If you choose to drink and drive in Williamsburg – beware. The Williamsburg Police Department is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, Aug. 16-Sept. 2. The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include...
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

Taylor family names removed from some Cumberlands facilities

Months after a federal jury sided with the University of the Cumberlands in a lawsuit filed against it by its former president Dr. James Taylor and his wife, Dinah Taylor, the school is apparently taking steps to distance itself from the couple. The aquatic center, which was...
Posted On 20 Aug 2019

Plotnick pleads guilty, claims co-defendants had ‘nothing to do with this’

A Whitley County man pleaded guilty Friday to burglarizing a Williamsburg home in 2018 and received a 15-year prison sentence as part of his plea agreement, and told the judge during the sentencing portion of his hearing that his co-defendants in the case had nothing to do with...
Posted On 20 Aug 2019

Grand jury indicts Rucker for murder

A Woodbine man, who allegedly killed his girlfriend in May, fled the scene, and spent 44 days on the run before being apprehended on July 4, has been indicted for murder by the Whitley County Grand Jury. The grand jury handed down a three-count indictment Monday morning charging...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019