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Williamsburg police seize 2.6 grams of suspected meth

An Emlyn man and a Williamsburg woman are behind bars after police located suspected methamphetamine in their vehicle Friday afternoon. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor charged Desirae Davis, 25, and Travis Lee Angel, 34, with first-degree trafficking in a controlled...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club donates to Impact Archery

Archery is a sport that doesn’t require any physical prowess in order to be successful, yet it does teach discipline, focus, work ethic and the drive to succeed. It gives students, who may not participate in other sports or activities, a chance to be part of a team. This was part...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Harrison easily wins re-election as Williamsburg mayor; incumbent council members all victorious

Williamsburg voters are apparently happy with city leadership as they gave incumbent Mayor Roddy Harrison a fourth consecutive term in office and re-elected all six Williamsburg City Council members during Tuesday’s General Election. Harrison garnered 905 votes to Dr. Bernard...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Nearly 36 percent of voters cast ballots in Whitley County

Nearly 36 percent of Whitley County voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

PCAK awards $23,241 grant for parent education programs

Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky (PCAK), the state’s leading child abuse prevention organization, announced Monday that a $23,241 grant had been awarded to Cumberland River Behavioral Health/TriCo Mentoring to support the delivery of parent education programs in Whitley and...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

University of the Cumberlands, Ky. Baptist Convention going their separate ways

The University of the Cumberlands is formally cutting ties with the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC), and with that will be losing $1 million in annual funding through the KBC Cooperative Program. UC said in a recent news release that it is working with KBC leaders to take steps...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Local health officials recommending Hepatitis A vaccinations

If you work with the general public or in the food industry, then you should get vaccinated for Hepatitis A and remember to wash your hands thoroughly. This is the best way of preventing the spread of the disease, said Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Rockholds man airlifted after Tuesday crash

A Rockholds man had to be extricated from his vehicle and then flown out by emergency medical helicopter following a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning just north of Williamsburg. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Unemployment rate drops locally, across most of state

Unemployment rates fell in 90 Kentucky counties between September 2017 and September 2018 – including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties – rose in 23, and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Trick or treating hours set

Trick or treating hours have been set for local ghosts and goblins on Halloween. Tricking or treating will take place between 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Williamsburg and Whitley County. Corbin has set trick or treating hours for 3 – 5 p.m. for downtown merchants, and from 6-8 p.m. for...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018