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Gibson accused of fleeing police on motorcycle

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly led Kentucky State Police on a chase on his motorcycle, struck a police cruiser with his motorcycle, and resisted arrest while armed with a .22 caliber derringer pistol in his pocket, is now facing 18 criminal charges. You need to login to view...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

KSP arrests Louisville man for leading police on 100 mph chase

A Louisville man allegedly lead police on a high speed chase early Sunday evening near Corbin before wrecking his car and being ejected from the vehicle, according to an arrest citation. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Bands selected for 2019 W’burg Summer Block Parties

For the 14th consecutive year, free summer block parties will be returning to Williamsburg in 2019, but this time there will be a twist in the scheduling for one of them. Organizers plan to hold three of the block parties at Bill Woods Park as usual with the Williamsburg Tourism...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Rein named new health department public health director

During a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Whitley County Board of Health selected a new public health director. The board voted unanimously to offer the position to Marcy Rein, who was called after the meeting and accepted the position. Her official hiring is pending approval...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019

Whitley Co. Sheriff’s Deputy recovers stolen car

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department recently recovered a stolen vehicle from Georgia, according to a news release. On March 26, Deputy John Hill recovered the stolen Toyota Camry on Whetstone Road. The Rossville Police Department had entered it as stolen. The sheriff’s...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019

Trial date set in Paul Parsons’ murder case

A late summer trial date has been set for a Corbin man, who is accused of killing two people in June 2017. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

Trio of indicted murder suspects now face slow moving court case

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted last month for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico, made a brief court appearance Monday afternoon in Whitley Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

Unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Laurel, Knox counties

Unemployment rates fell in 108 Kentucky counties between February 2018 and February 2019, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in seven counties, and stayed the same in five counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

Free tickets still available for April 9 Laila Ali speech at UC

Free tickets are still available to hear retired boxer, lifestyle expert and author Laila Ali, who is the daughter of boxing icon Mohammed Ali, speak at the University of the Cumberlands next week. Laila Ali will be the keynote speaker for the University of the Cumberlands’...
Posted On 02 Apr 2019

Ballou notes opposition to keeping Corbin District Court open

Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, and 82nd Rep. Regina Huff, R-Williamsburg, recently secured funding to keep the Whitley Circuit Clerk’s Corbin district court office open, but not every member of the Whitley County judiciary is in favor of the move. You need to...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019