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Whitley Schools employee arrested for threatening baseball coach

A Whitley County school district employee is facing criminal charges after being arrested late Monday afternoon for allegedly threatening a Whitley County High School baseball coach during a ball game last week.

Posted On 20 Apr 2011

Former 911 dispatcher files lawsuit against Judge-Executive

A former Whitley County 911 dispatcher and shift supervisor is suing Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. claiming that she was wrongfully terminated from her job last year because she talked with a Kentucky State Police detective about White and issues regarding ...

Posted On 20 Apr 2011

Four-year-old DUI charge against McCreary attorney dropped

A nearly four-year-old drunk driving charge was dismissed Tuesday against a McCreary County Master Commissioner and Trial Commissioner, who also had a pretrial suspension of his driver's license lifted.

Posted On 13 Apr 2011

Six Williamsburg residents indicted for trafficking painkillers

A federal grand jury has indicted six Williamsburg residents on charges of allegedly distributing oxycodone and hydrocodone in Whitley County this past February in a case that has implicated former Whitley County Sheriff Lawrence Hodge and former Williamsburg Police Chief...

Posted On 08 Apr 2011

Whitley man admits role in 2008 homicide

A Whitley County man, who was one of eight family members indicted in connection with a 2008 homicide, has accepted responsibility for his role in the killing.

Posted On 07 Apr 2011

Former Arkansas Governor, GOP presidential candidate says U.S. survive current problems

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee spoke at the Univeristy of the Cumberlands...

Posted On 06 Apr 2011

ONLY ONLINE: Sheriff’s Chief Deputy wore wire for FBI during gun investigation

Following the alleged break-in of the Whitley County Sheriff's Department on Dec. 21, 2009, after which several guns and drugs were reported missing, Whitley County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Tim Shelley wore a wire for federal officials while talking with his boss, then...

Posted On 23 Mar 2011

W’burg couple arrested in connection with meth lab at Brush Arbor Apartments

  A Williamsburg couple is behind bars after police discovered a methamphetamine lab at Brush Arbor Apartments late Tuesday afternoon.

Posted On 16 Mar 2011

W’burg couple arrested in connection with meth lab at Brush Arbor Apartments

  A Williamsburg couple is behind bars after police discovered a methamphetamine lab at Brush Arbor Apartments late Tuesday afternoon.

Posted On 16 Mar 2011

Knox County Hospital medical equipment found at Whitley 911 Mapping Coordinator’s office

  Williamsburg police executed a search warrant at a former Whitley County 911 employee's home Tuesday, and recovered numerous items that were allegedly purchased with state and federal grant money, according to a police department press release.

Posted On 16 Mar 2011