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Increased speeding enforcement has decreased accidents, Caddell tells W’burg Kiwanis Club

Williamsburg Assistant Police Chief Jason Caddell was the keynote speaker at the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club meeting last month. At one point, Williamsburg was having almost 400 vehicle accidents a year. “The average speed limit is 35 mph. You should not have that,” noted Williamsburg Assistant Police Chief Jason Caddell. So far Williamsburg police [...]

24th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree will be biggest ever

Hundreds of Jeeps like this one will roll into Williamsburg next week for the Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree. History will be made in Williamsburg next week as the town hosts the 24th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree. “It is the biggest, largest Jeep Jamboree gathering ever. It is impressive,” [...]

Judge denies reimbursements for Hall, but says two indictments were ‘retaliation’ for not taking plea deal

Tristan Hall

A special judge has denied a request from a now former Corbin man, who wanted Whitley County to reimburse him $13,338.91 in jail housing fees and expenses related to his incarceration on charges which were later mostly dismissed.

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LoveLoud expands to Williamsburg with two events

Noah Trent cuts a board Saturday morning for construction of a picnic table at the Ballard Ford river access point. Most local residents know about the annual LoveLoud community outreach program in Corbin and the surrounding area that involves numerous local churches and hundreds of volunteers doing things to help others in their [...]

Fight complaint leads deputies to meth arrest

A fight complaint near an eastern Whitley County store late Monday evening, resulted in the arrest of four people by Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies, including one, who was charged with trafficking methamphetamine. Whitley County Sheriff's deputies recovered methamphetamine and other drugs after responding to a fight complaint late Monday. About 10:30 p.m., deputies [...]

Store clerk fined for unintentionally selling alcohol to a minor

For the first time since the legal sale of alcohol by the package started in Williamsburg, a store employee has been criminally charged and fined for selling alcohol to a minor following a routine operation by state alcohol officials earlier this year.

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W’burg Chili Cookoff winners announced

Sandy Canada hands out some of her homemade chili during the Fifth Annual Williamsburg Chili Cookoff Saturday. The Fifth Annual Williamsburg Chili Cookoff is all over – except for maybe the heartburn – and the winners have been announced. In the category of best home-style chili, Ron Butterfield took home the People’s Choice [...]

Online property tax payments are now possible in Whitley County

If you own land in Whitley County and haven’t gotten a 2017 property tax bill, that doesn’t excuse you from paying your taxes. “It is their duty to pay the taxes on the property. If they don’t receive a bill, it is their duty to call us or the PVA and find out what their [...]

I-75 lane closures planned Oct. 10-12 in Laurel, Whitley counties

If you are planning to travel on I-75 in either Whitley or Laurel counties the next three days, then you may want to allow a little extra time to get to your destination because of planned lane restrictions to both northbound and southbound traffic. The lane restrictions will allow Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews to perform [...]

Investigation continues, but no arrests yet in Deep Branch Road triple murder case

So far there have been no arrests made in connection with the killing of three people at an eastern Whitley County residence nearly three weeks ago, but police feel they are making progress in the investigation.

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