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ONLY ONLINE: Whitley Schools plan to ‘ride out’ wave of illness until end of the week

Whitley County school children returned to classes again Monday following a week's absence due to illness across the district that had dropped the attendance rate down to 85 percent district wide late last month.

Posted On 07 Oct 2009

Debate becomes heated over probation for woman who stole from preschool

According to former Corbin Preschool Center bookkeeper Donna Logan, she took nearly $42,000 from the center from a fund meant to help children in order to...

Posted On 07 Oct 2009

Williamsburg woman arrested for kicking six-year-old, another family member

A Williamsburg woman is behind bars after allegedly kicking her 6-year-old child and an adult family member.
Williamsburg Public Affairs Officer Shawn Jackson charged Latosha Batchler Watson, 29, of 430 Mt. Morgan Road, with second-degree criminal abuse, fourth-degree...

Posted On 05 Oct 2009

Larry Wilson’s lawyer wants off the case

A Williamsburg tow truck operator, who shot a man to death in the parking lot of the Root Beer Stand in Corbin on July 31, is apparently looking for a new lawyer.

Posted On 30 Sep 2009

Williamsburg auto dealership closes after 30 years in business

Paul Steely, owner of Paul Steely Ford, purchased the first ever Ford Explorer sold on his lot. On Sept. 11, he bought the last Ford Explorer and last...

Posted On 30 Sep 2009

Worst fears averted in Rockholds trailer fire

Initially, Rockhold and Woodbine firefighters feared the worst when they responded to a...

Posted On 23 Sep 2009

Whitley Health Department out of flu vaccine

The Whitley County Health Department has no more seasonal flu shots available this year and will announce when the H1N1 vaccine arrives and is available to the general public.

Posted On 23 Sep 2009

Click here to see exclusive video of Old Fashioned Trading Days

News Journal reporter Mark White captures the good times at Old...

Posted On 16 Sep 2009

Patriot Day celebration at University of the Cumberlands

News Journal reporter Mark White captures video footage of...

Posted On 16 Sep 2009

County to apply for ‘zero-energy,’ low income housing grant

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is applying for $300,000 in grant funds from stimulus money to help pay for a pilot project that would replace blighted structures with three "zero-energy" use homes, which would be sold to low or moderate income individuals or families.

Posted On 16 Sep 2009