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Police capture Ohio fugitive in Whitley County

An Ohio man is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center without bond after allegedly leading a sheriff's deputy on a five-minute long pursuit Wednesday night before getting away only to later be detained by a local security guard.

Posted On 09 Dec 2011

‘Bad Hair Bandit’ suspect involved in Sheriff’s Dept. burglary in 2004

Friday's arrest of Jason D. Fox, also known as the Bad Hair Bandit, wasn't his first run-in with the law in Whitley County.

Posted On 07 Dec 2011

First prototype energy-efficient home delivered to Whitley County couple

A new energy efficient modular home in the Goldbug community, which is projected to only use about $1.63 in electricity per day, means a lot of different things to a lot of people.

Posted On 07 Dec 2011

UPDATED: ‘BAD HAIR BANDIT’S’ WIFE ALSO ARRESTED BY POLICE

Williamsburg police have made a second arrest in connection with the apprehension of the Bad Hair Bandit, and both are being lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center without bond pending the filing of federal charges.

Posted On 02 Dec 2011

Whitley Clerk says she plans to defy open records ruling

Nearly two months ago the Kentucky Attorney General's Office ruled that the Whitley County Clerk's Office violated the intent of the state open records law by not allowing a man to use a handheld scanning device to copy documents in her office and by charging too much for...

Posted On 30 Nov 2011

Steady rains cause flooding issues in parts of Whitley County

Steady rains since Sunday and rising floodwater forced the cancellation of school in Whitley and Knox counties Tuesday morning, and resulted in several road closures throughout Whitley County.

Posted On 30 Nov 2011

Former Whitley Road Dept. supervisor pleads guilty to selling marijuana; gets probated sentence

A former Whitley County Road Department supervisor received a probated jail sentence recently for selling marijuana to an undercover police officer in late 2009.

Posted On 23 Nov 2011

Five arrested in connection with Highland Park vehicle break-ins

Williamsburg police have arrested five people in connection with a theft ring that they believe is responsible for breaking into at least nine vehicles in the Highland Park area over a two-day period.

Posted On 23 Nov 2011

Petition being circulated for vote on Williamsburg alcohol sales

Early next year Williamsburg voters will likely have a chance once again to decide if they want to allow alcohol sales at restaurants.

Posted On 16 Nov 2011

Explosion at recycling center rocks portion of Williamsburg Thursday

An explosion at a Williamsburg recycling center Thursday afternoon could be felt and heard from over a mile away.

Posted On 10 Nov 2011