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Sheriff’s deputies seize moonshine; arrest Tennessee man

In what sounds like a headline from 1951 instead of 2011, Whitley County Sheriff's deputies seized five gallons of homemade wine and 72 quarts of assorted flavors moonshine Thursday afternoon.

Posted On 04 Nov 2011

Whitley Deputies arrest two people in connection with jewelry theft ring

  Whitley County Sheriff's deputies think they have solved a multi-county burglary ring that has been operating for more than two months, and have recovered or identified about $30,000 worth of stolen jewelry and precious metals.

Posted On 04 Nov 2011

Whitley Deputies seize moonshine

  In what sounds like a headline from 1951 instead of 2011, Whitley County Sheriff's deputies seized five gallons of homemade wine and 72 quarts of assorted flavors moonshine Thursday afternoon.

Posted On 04 Nov 2011

Officials celebrate grand opening of new Whitley County Justice Center

Over 200 people, including several local and state dignitaries, were on hand Wednesday morning to dedicate the newest addition to downtown Williamsburg, the new Whitley County Judicial Center.

Posted On 03 Nov 2011

Following resignation, wife of former State Rep. to seek her husband’s seat

Nearly a week after 82nd District Rep. Dewayne Bunch announced his resignation, his wife, Regina Bunch, has announced plans to seek her husband's seat during the upcoming special election, which won't take place before December.

Posted On 27 Oct 2011

Whitley Board of Education recognizes teachers

Whitley County High School officials hope to be moved into their newly renovated cafeteria before the end of the month.
Substantial completion of the project is expected by Oct. 24, construction officials told the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly...

Posted On 26 Oct 2011

Former NYC Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to speak at University of the Cumberlands

Since 2006, the Forcht Group of Kentucky Center for Excellence in Leadership has brought some big named speakers to the campus of the University of the Cumberlands, including Mike Huckabee, Karl Rove, Roy Moore, Zell Miller, Stephen Covey, and Ben Stein.

Posted On 26 Oct 2011

Attorney General says Whitley Clerk violated Open Records Act

The Kentucky Attorney General's Office has ruled that the Whitley County Clerk's Office subverted the intent of the state's open records act by not allowing a man to use a personal handheld scanner or a camera without a flash to copy county records rather than pay the fifty...

Posted On 19 Oct 2011

Moses appointed as new Whitley County Attorney

A little more than one week after Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Whitley County Attorney Paul Winchester as circuit judge, an interim county attorney has been named.

Posted On 19 Oct 2011

Sugar beets could lead to biofuel jobs for Whitley County

Sugar beets could very easily be putting people to work in Whitley County in the not too distant future if Roger Ford has his way, but these aren't the beets that your grandpa grew in his garden.

Posted On 12 Oct 2011