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Federal court jury convicts W’burg pharmacist Thursday on 7 charges

Following six days of testimony and two days of deliberations, a 12-person federal court jury in London convicted Williamsburg pharmacist Kim Jones shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday on multiple counts stemming from her 2018 indictment. Exact details of the verdict aren’t known, but...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019

Prosecutors seeking death penalty against two of three suspects in triple homicide case

Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against two out of the three defendants, who are believed to be responsible for a triple murder that took place in September 2017 at a Deep Branch Road residence in Whitley County. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 07 Feb 2019

Update: Name released of armored truck driver killed in crash

Officials are unsure what caused an armored truck accident late Wednesday morning near the Whitley-McCreary County line that claimed the life of the driver. “Obviously it has been raining so wet conditions could be a factor, but we just don’t know at this time,” said Kentucky...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Men nabbed for selling bootleg t-shirts at Kane Brown concert

A South Carolina man was arrested and another man was cited with a violation of a city ordinance in connection with the alleged sale of bootleg t-shirts outside the Kane Brown concert Friday night at The Arena. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

WHS senior in ICU after Sunday crash

A Williamsburg High School senior is in the intensive care unit at the University of Tennessee Medical Center following a single vehicle wreck Sunday morning near Exit 15. “He is very lucky that he survived it,” noted Goldbug Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brandon Woods, whose...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Former Sheriff Colan Harrell receives clean audit report for tax settlement

Former Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell has received a clean financial bill of health following a recent audit of his department’s 2017 tax settlement. “The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance. The auditor also noted no matters involving internal control over...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

After 78 years, Edwards Gym floor slated for replacement

Corbin will soon be losing a storied piece of its basketball history. Superintendent Dave Cox was slated to ask the Corbin Independent Board of Education during a special meeting Tuesday evening for authorization to seek bids to replace the original gym floor at Edwards Gym. “We...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

One Corbin resident, three London residents graduate KSP Academy

A Corbin resident, three London residents and 31 other people are now Kentucky State Police troopers following a graduation ceremony from the Kentucky State Police Academy Friday. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 809 troopers serving the...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

W’burg man suing senior citizen, who shot him during road rage incident

A Williamsburg man, who was shot in the ear last year during an alleged road rage incident with a man 50 years his senior, is suing the man, who shot him. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

WCHS will host UNITE’s ‘Shoot Hoops Not Drugs’ basketball camp on June 20

Local youngsters, who want to learn more about basketball and meet a former University of Kentucky basketball player, will have the chance to do so for free this summer. Whitley County High School will play host to one of Operation UNITE’s “Shoot Hoops Not Drugs” programs. The...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019