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Mountjoy, Smith honored during ceremony Sunday afternoon

Sunday afternoon was a time of recognition in Williamsburg for work to develop the old First Street area into a natural area of beauty that local residents can utilize for a walk along a nature trail, a leisurely canoe trip down the Cumberland River or just a place to have a...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Williamsburg dedicates Hall of Mayors in city council meeting room

We’ve all gotten them. Those brilliant idea assignments that your boss comes up with that shouldn’t “take that long to do.” Williamsburg’s new Hall of Mayors, a display of photos featuring all past mayors in town history, is one of “those” projects. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Pieces of Whitley County’s 200 year history on display through June

If you like history and want to find out a little more about the items and devices Williamsburg and Whitley County residents have used over the past 200 years, then you may want to take a trip to the Whitley County Extension Fine Arts Center in the coming weeks. “The ARTifact: 20...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Local tourism officials honored

Whitley County, Williamsburg and Corbin tourism officials were honored Monday by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association with an Economic Engine Award for their work to make tourism a major economic driver in the community. “Tourism is a premiere driver of Kentucky’s economy....
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Jury selection begins Oct. 30 in Courtney Taylor murder trial

A new trial date has been set for a Williamsburg woman, who is charged with killing her husband and two children last year. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Victim’s family tells Askins: ‘You took away a good person’

Sabrina Alsip worked at her career as an EMT for 14 years. It is obviously something that she enjoyed. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Parsons found competent to stand trial in double murder case

A Corbin man, who is accused of killing two people in June 2017, was found competent to stand trial Tuesday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Georgia man charged with DUI after Sunday morning I-75 crash

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to DUI Monday afternoon in connection with an early morning traffic crash on I-75 Sunday morning. The crash happened about 3 a.m. near the 13-mile marker of I-75 in the southbound lane, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. A...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Bevin, Stivers slated to appear at Saturday’s Lincoln Day Banquet

The 80th Annual Fifth District Lincoln Club Banquet, which will be held at The Corbin Center Saturday night, has been sold out since last week. More than 300 Republican Party faithful from across southern and eastern Kentucky are expected to attend. Keynote speakers include: U.S....
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

UC bucking higher education trend with growing enrollment

Growth in online enrollment has been key to growth at the University of the Cumberlands. “As you know, enrollment is the life blood to any institution. It is the revenue we generate to operate. State institutions go on the state budget and enrollment. We all know how that is...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018