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Delinquent parents get early morning wake-up call Thursday

Armed with 52 arrest warrants for not playing child support, police in Whitley County began knocking on doors before dawn Thursday to deliver a wake up call to dead beat...

Posted On 15 Oct 2009

Whitley Health Dept. gets first batch of ‘swine flu’ vaccines

While the first batch of the H1N1 vaccine has arrived in Whitley County, it will probably be early next month before the vaccine is available for the general public.

Posted On 14 Oct 2009

2009 Whitley County Repair Affair

News Journal reporter Mark White provides exclusive video footage...

Posted On 09 Oct 2009

UPDATED: Six injured in two-vehicle wreck near Corbin Friday afternoon

A Williamsburg woman, who is five months pregnant, had to be flown out from the scene following a two-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon in Gray that injured five other...

Posted On 09 Oct 2009

Williamsburg K-9 dog leads police to two drug arrests Thursday

Over the course of seven hours Thursday evening and early Friday morning, Williamsburg Police Department K-9, Rico, assisted in the discovery of drugs inside two vehicles and the arrest of two people.

Posted On 09 Oct 2009

Grand jury hears abuse allegations against Deputy Jailer

A Whitley County Grand Jury could decide next week whether a deputy jailer should be charged with assaulting an inmate.
William J. Young, 32, filed a complaint Aug. 20 in U.S. District Court in London against Jailer Ken Mobley, Chief Deputy Jailer Bob O'Neill, Deputy...

Posted On 07 Oct 2009

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