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Semi wreck on I-75 ties up traffic for over three hours

A single vehicle crash on I-75 Tuesday morning involving a tractor-trailer had northbound traffic reduced to one lane for about three and one-half hours. The crash happened about 6:20 p.m. near the seven-mile marker. The driver of the semi, Ravinder Grewal of Ontario, Canada,...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Six more people file to run for office in Whitley County

There are now two additional contested races on Whitley County election ballots in 2018, and possibly three if every incumbent files to run for re-election in the Corbin City Commission Race. Since Jan. 2, six more people have filed to run for elected office in Whitley County....
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Rand Paul endorses Dan Ballou for Ky. Supreme Court seat

Circuit Judge Dan Ballou is getting some high profile support in his bid for a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court of Justice. Ballou announced in a news release Tuesday morning that U.S. Senator Rand Paul, one of the state’s two senators, has endorsed him. “I am excited to...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Leadership Tri-County selects Andy Croley as Leader of the Year

Leadership Tri-County will recognize one current Williamsburg resident and a late Williamsburg resident next month for their outstanding contributions to their communities. Leadership Tri-County has selected Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley as its 2018 Leader of the Year, and...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Unemployment rates decline in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates fell in 72 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties, stayed the same in 17 and rose in 31 counties between November 2016 and November 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Ex-Corbin police officer, facing federal drug charges, arrested again

A former Corbin police officer, who is facing federal drug charges, has been arrested on local theft charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Update: Two remain hospitalized after Friday crash

A Williamsburg man, who has previous convictions for driving while under the influence, is suspected of driving while under the influence of drugs Friday morning when he struck another vehicle head-on, according to the Williamsburg Police Department. Two people had to be flown...
Posted On 05 Jan 2018

A look back at the biggest stories from 2017

2017 was a year marked by a variety of different news events ranging from a mother allegedly killing her husband and three children to the opening of businesses providing hundreds of jobs and progress towards a long awaited quarter horse racetrack that planned in Corbin. Here is...
Posted On 05 Jan 2018

UC buys old Faulkner and Taylor Furniture Store building

One of the bigger buildings along Main Street in Williamsburg, which sat empty for much of 2017, now has a new owner with some ambitious plans. The University of the Cumberlands purchased the old Faulkner and Taylor Furniture Store building on Dec. 22 for $275,000, according to a...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

Keisling gets 10 years in prison for stabbing ex-stepfather

A Williamsburg man, who stabbed his former stepfather in 2015, received a 10-year prison sentence during a hearing Tuesday morning in Whitley Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 03 Jan 2018