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W’burg council discusses ball tournaments, pothole repairs, medical helicopters

A total of 19 girls’ softball teams will be descending upon Williamsburg Friday for the start of the district girls’ age 9-10 and 11-12 softball tournaments. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

Colonel Academy will provide virtual options for non-traditional students

How do you help a student, who dropped out of high school, is already working a full-time job, and only needs a couple of credits to get his diploma? It’s the exact scenario that Whitley County school officials faced last school year, and they now have a plan for this upcoming...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

Agreement will provide free dental screenings for Whitley County elementary school students

What do dentists and a late self-made multi-millionaire, who grew up dirt poor in Oneida, Tennessee, have to do with Whitley County elementary school children? The short answer is the millionaire grew up having dental pain, but his family couldn’t afford to take him to see a...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

Mack cherishes her year as Miss NIBROC, competing in Miss Kentucky Pageant

When Makayla Mack and her friend, Anna Grace Zehr, were growing up, they always went to the Miss NIBROC Pageant. They used to dream about becoming Miss NIBROC, and when they were young they would put their little heals on, and parade around the Zehr’s pool deck pretending it was...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury clears KSP trooper in fatal 2018 shooting

A Whitley County Grand Jury has determined that a Kentucky State Police trooper was justified in using lethal force last fall to kill a man, who was threatening his one-year-old child at a residence in southern Whitley County. “Lieutenant Jim Goble from the KSP Critical Incident...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Kiwanis Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk set for Saturday morning at Corbin High School Track

      Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. signed a proclamation Monday afternoon declaring June 22 as Kiwanis Alzheimer’s Awareness Day in Whitley County, and commending the Corbin Kiwanis Club for their community concern. White is pictured with Paul...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

W’burg resident donates $3,000 worth of equipment to protect police K-9 dogs

Thanks to a $3,000 donation from a local resident, the Williamsburg Police Department’s K-9 dogs now have the same bullet and knife protection as their human partners. “I just kind of feel like that the animals don’t get enough credit. I am an animal activist. I think we should...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Corbin man gets pretrial diversion in shooting case

A Corbin man, who allegedly shot into a vehicle last year that was occupied by a woman and her young child before he lead police on a vehicle pursuit, has reached a pretrial diversion deal to resolve his case. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

W’burg man indicted for endangerment in shooting case

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man Monday morning for allegedly endangering the lives of two Whitley County sheriff’s deputies and two women, who were inside a home with him last month in southern Whitley County. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Two of four suspects in rape case arrested again

A pair of Whitley County men, who were among four people charged in connection with the alleged rape of a Williamsburg woman, that was apparently recorded on a cell phone last month, are back behind bars facing allegations that they tried to intimidate the victim in the case. You...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019