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Corbin Cellars announces closure

After three years in business Corbin Cellars on Main Street has ceased operation. Ron Herd, who owned and operated the restaurant with his wife, Lisa, said the couple elected to close the business effective Monday. “There were several different factors,” Herd said of the...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018

Emergency medical helicopters fly out two people Thursday

Patterson Creek Volunteer firefighters were busy Thursday afternoon setting up an emergency landing zone for not one, but two emergency medical helicopters in connection with separate incidents. Patterson Creek firefighters began setting up the emergency landing zone about 2:30...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018

Baptist Health Corbin seeking new manager for Baptist Family Fitness

One of the area’s most robust, full-featured fitness facilities could soon be run by a third-party management company, the top official at Baptist Health Corbin said Tuesday. Baptist Family Fitness has been operated by the hospital for over two decades. Interim president Anthony...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018

Hit and run at IGA leads police to charge three with endangerment

A report about a hit and run accident Saturday involving a vehicle with three children inside resulted in the arrest of three people on various endangerment charges. About 5:05 p.m., Williamsburg police were notified about a hit and run accident at IGA, and that the vehicle,...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

Williamsburg water plant still running on rented intake pumps

The city of Williamsburg is still working on a permanent solution to a problem that caused a water outage in early July, which left the entire town without water for a time and several others without water for multiple days after the failure of a pair of broken intake pumps at...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

Search for missing woman results in unconnected arrest for gun possession

So far the police investigation into Williamsburg woman’s February disappearance has yielded the arrest of one individual last week for complicity to commit murder. A second person, who reportedly saw the woman a short time before she disappeared, is also facing separate charges...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

I-75 lane closures planned Wednesday, Thursday in Whitley County

If you are planning to travel north on I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday, Sept. 12, or south on I-75 Thursday, Sept. 13, then you might want to allow a little extra travel time due to planned lane restrictions those days. On Wednesday, northbound traffic at mile point 27.9 (Lynn...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018

Driver of stolen off-road vehicle, who crashed while fleeing police, dies two days later

A Tennessee man, who led police on a pursuit Wednesday in a stolen off-road vehicle and subsequently crashed, has died as a result of his injuries. Scott Crawford, 40, of Oneida, Tennessee, succumbed to his injuries Friday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he was...
Posted On 08 Sep 2018

Update: Bones found during search Thursday, but they weren’t human

Thursday afternoon, one of the men accused in the killing of a missing Williamsburg woman took police to a site where he claims her remains were buried. Three cadaver dogs were brought in to investigate and indicated the presence of remains at the site. Williamsburg Police and...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018

Whitley County selected for traffic study

The Kentucky Transportation Center’s Technology Transfer Program at the University of Kentucky has selected Whitley County as one of the focus counties for the Safety Circuit Rider Program. The program’s goal is to reduce the frequency and severity of roadway crashes by providing...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018