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Constable resigning to take Williamsburg Police Officer position

Whitley County’s Third District will be getting a new constable sooner than most voters anticipated. During the May Primary election, incumbent Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. lost his bid for re-election to former Third-District Constable Jim Thornton by a vote of...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

W’burg man arrested for allegedly trying to send nude photo to minor

A Williamsburg man is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond for allegedly sending a nude picture of himself to a person who he apparently thought was a teenager but was instead the girl’s mother. Robin Gobel, 39, of Letha Petrey Road,...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Woodbine man, who was facing attempted murder charge, dies at his home

A Woodbine man, who had been facing charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment stemming from a 2016 domestic dispute, has passed away. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

W’burg woman gets 60 days in jail for taking children to doctor while high

A Williamsburg woman will be spending the next two months behind bars after showing up intoxicated to her doctor’s office recently with her two small children. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Police: Corbin woman faked kidnapping

A Corbin woman is facing theft and disorderly conduct charges after police say she faked her own kidnapping, badly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Three Whitley Co. residents found dead from suspected self-inflicted gunshot wounds over 24-hour period

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley says that a trio of suspected self-inflicted gun-related deaths over about a 24-hour period this weekend all appear to be unconnected. The first deceased person was James King, 19, who was pronounced dead about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Keavy man charged with breaking into Corbin home, stealing doughnuts

A Keavy man allegedly took doughnuts among other items when he broke into a Corbin home in late July. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor served Willie Dean Cox, 45, with a second-degree burglary warrant about 1:32 p.m. Saturday near US25W in Williamsburg, according to his...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Corbin firefighters use rope rescue to lift injured man

Corbin firefighters were able to put recent rope rescue training and the city’s ladder truck to good use Wednesday morning after a homeless man, who was apparently living under the Center Street Bridge, suffered some type of injury. “We actually have been training pretty heavily...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

George Hays Road repair plan changes, but road could reopen this week

George Hays Road could be reopened again for traffic by weeks end. “You might be able to drive it this weekend,” said Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison. Akins Construction began work to repair the road Monday morning. George Hays Road partially collapsed on April 17 into Briar...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

After 20 years on Whitley BOE, Lambdin opts to not seek another term

The Whitley County Board of Education will be getting one new member and will have to elect a new board chairman next year. The board’s second longest serving member, Larry Lambdin, who is also the board chairman, did not file to run for re-election this year as the filing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018