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After seven years, DUI charge against Williamsburg man dismissed by judge

A Williamsburg man, who was arrested in late 2004 for allegedly driving while drunk, had his charges dismissed Monday afternoon in Whitley District Court.

Posted On 11 Jan 2012

Community forum to discuss smoking ban to be held in W’burg Thursday

A community forum about secondhand smoke is planned for Thursday evening at Williamsburg City Hall and could serve as a precursor for an anti-smoking ordinance in Williamsburg.

Posted On 11 Jan 2012

Border Bowl has history of producing college-bound players

If history is any indicator, about 80 percent of the players participating in Saturday's 2012 National Guard Border Bowl will sign scholarships to play football at the college level.

Posted On 06 Jan 2012

Blaze damages downtown Williamsburg home Tuesday

Even though the home that she has lived in for nearly 46 years caught on fire Tuesday afternoon, Williamsburg resident Pauline Croley says she feels pretty lucky.

Posted On 04 Jan 2012

Deputies help injured elderly woman after neice expresses concern

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell is encouraging elderly residents to check into medical alert devices after deputies found an injured 85-year-old woman in her bathtub Wednesday afternoon.

Posted On 22 Dec 2011

Cup of coffee causes semi-truck driver to crash on I-75 Monday

Semi truck driver David Lane wasn't injured when he choked on coffee and ran off the road while traveling south on I-75 near the three-mile marker about 10:20 a.m. Monday.

Posted On 21 Dec 2011

$250,000 winning Lottery ticket sold in W’burg so far unclaimed

So far no one has come forward to claim a $250,000 cash prize after purchasing a winning Mega Millions ticket at a Williamsburg market last week, according to the Kentucky Lottery Commission.

Posted On 21 Dec 2011

Police: Sonar used to find ‘Bad Hair Bandit’s’ gun in local pond

Less than a week after a federal grand jury indicted the Bad Hair Bandit in U.S. District Court, Williamsburg police believe they have recovered the weapon that Jason Fox used during the robberies.

Posted On 21 Dec 2011

UPDATED: Cumberlands student charged with arson free on bond

A University of the Cumberlands student, who is facing arson charges after he allegedly set a fire inside a university dormitory last week, has been freed from the Whitley County Detention Center on a $3,000 cash bond.

Posted On 18 Dec 2011

Local residents remember 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

For Whitley County resident Pat Collins, the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor last Wednesday had a little different meaning than it does for most other people.

Posted On 14 Dec 2011