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Police: Corbin man attempted to pass fake $100 bill at two locations

A Corbin man is facing criminal charges after he alleged attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at two different stores Saturday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dylan Bunch, 25, following a complaint from a north Corbin business. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...
Posted On 22 Apr 2019

Felony shoplifter tells police ‘she liked the thrill’

Corbin Police arrested two women on a felony shoplifting charge after recovering $861 worth of clothing and other items from Belk last Thursday. Clara M. Lunsford, 39, and Margaret Woods, 42, both of Elizabethtown, were arrested following a complaint from Belk loss prevention....
Posted On 22 Apr 2019

Killer granted parole for 1975 murder of his mother

A former Woodbine man, who has spent the last 44 years in prison for killing his mother with a shotgun in 1975, could soon be a free man. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

WCHS AG supporters come out to protest proposed program cuts

Dozens of people gathered in front of the old Whitley County Courthouse late Thursday afternoon many of whom were carrying signs saying, “We Support FFA” or “We Support Ag.” Many sported or held up blue shirts with the words “Support Whitley County FFA #WCFFAPROUD.” You need to...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

Whitley Co. BOE sets June 2 graduation

A June graduation date has been set for Whitley County High School seniors. During the Whitley County Board of Education’s monthly meeting Thursday, the board amended the 2018-2019 school calendar setting the gradation date for June 2 at 2 p.m. at The Arena in Corbin. “That is...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

Whitley County included in federal presidential disaster declaration

President Donald J. Trump approved a federal disaster declaration Wednesday for 57 Kentucky counties – including: Whitley, Knox, Laurel, McCreary and Bell – which were affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from Feb. 6 – March 10 of...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019

8th Annual Tri-County Conquer 5k set for Saturday

If you enjoy running or walking, want to have your picture taken with some superheroes, or just want to come out to show your support for a program that helps sexual assault victims, then you might want to head down to the Eighth Annual Tri-County Conquer 5k and Kids’ Superhero...
Posted On 17 Apr 2019

Colonel Players presenting ‘Rapunzel Uncut’ Thursday, Friday

Local residents will have a chance to check out the play, “Rapunzel Uncut” courtesy of Whitley County High School’s Colonel Players on Thursday and Friday evening. The story, which was written by Mariah Everman, is that of Rapunzel but told by dueling narrators, with a...
Posted On 17 Apr 2019

Sheriff’s department sued over 2017 wreck

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is being sued in connection with a 2017 traffic accident. Mary Moyer filed suit in Whitley Circuit Court on April 3 against the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and Deputy Joseph W. Prewitt in connection with the June 30, 2017 crash,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2019

Texas man indicted on four counts of attempted murder

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down an attempted murder indictment Monday against a Texas man, who allegedly led police on a vehicle pursuit from Kentucky into Tennessee last fall while shooting into vehicles. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 17 Apr 2019