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W’burg police warn about rash of car break-ins; arrest one for receiving stolen property

Williamsburg police are encouraging local residents to lock their car doors and not leave items of value in plain view inside their vehicles following a rash of thefts from parked vehicles over the last two weeks. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Three incumbents file to run for re-election in Whitley County

There are now three more candidates for office in Whitley County. Incumbent 34th Judicial Circuit Division Two District Judge Fred F. White filed Friday with the Kentucky Secretary of State’s Office to run for re-election, and Division One District Judge Cathy E. Prewitt filed...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Sutton probation revocation hearing delayed until after federal trial

Whitley Circuit Court officials agreed to postpone a probation revocation hearing Monday morning for a Corbin man, who is charged in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme where two of the four would-be victims are Whitley County prosecutors. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Pair of inmates charged with assaulting another inmate in judicial center holding cell

Two Whitley County Detention Center inmates are facing felony assault charges after allegedly assaulting another inmate Monday morning in a holding cell at the Whitley County Judicial Center. Whitley County Sheriff’s Capt. Brian Kirby charged Douglas B. Malone, 45, and his...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Defense expert will be allowed to examine car in vehicular homicide case

A defense expert will be allowed to examine the car a Williamsburg woman was driving during a fatal traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman in July 2016. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Whitley County bicentennial plans for 2018 taking shape

Events and projects to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Whitley County’s founding are beginning to take shape. The Whitley County Bicentennial Committee met Thursday afternoon and announced plans for some type of celebration every month during 2018. “We want to do something...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Tristan Hall asks to back out of lawsuit settlement with City of W’burg, Police Chief

A local man, who previously had charges related to criminal solicitation to commit murder, making a fraudulent insurance claim and intimidating a participant in the legal process all dismissed and who unsuccessfully tried to sue the prosecutors and several others involved in his...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

W’burg Christmas bazaar, parade set for Saturday

To borrow a line from the old song, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Williamsburg with a parade and several holiday events scheduled this weekend. Festivities will kick off with the Third-Annual Williamsburg Christmas Bazaar that will take place from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m....
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Williamsburg police getting new vehicles

To borrow a line from an old Kenny Rogers song, “You gotta know when to hold ‘em, and know when to fold ‘em. You have to know when to walk away and know when to run.” You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Williamsburg Shop with a Cop accepts $1,000 in donations Thursday

Thanks to the efforts of a Corbin church, the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association and VFW Post 3167 in Williamsburg, 10 more children will have a more special Christmas this holiday season. Southside Baptist Church in Corbin and the association presented the Williamsburg...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017