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KSP arrests registered sex offender

A registered sex offender with a Williamsburg address is behind bars for first-offense failure to comply with sex offender registration. Kentucky State Police Trooper Dackery Larkey arrested Joshua M. Moolhuizen, 37, of 1459 New Zion Church Road, Williamsburg, about 10:31 p.m....
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Alleged truck thief among those indicted Monday

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Johnny Mullis on Monday for allegedly stealing a lawyer’s truck. A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man, who allegedly stole an attorney’s pick-up truck from the parking lot outside of district court in Corbin last...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Sheriff’s deputies, constable awarded Medal of Honor

Two Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies and a Whitley County constable were awarded the Medal of Honor from the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association Friday evening. The Medal of Honor is the highest form of recognition awarded by the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association. It...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Car show held to raise awareness about pulmonary fibrosis

There was more to the “It’s Just a Hunk of Metal” car show Saturday at the Kentucky Splash waterpark than just a few hunks of old metal in the form of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. For organizer Christy Bolton, it was a way to honor her late father,...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Public invited to “Step It Up” for walk with Mayor Harrison

Local residents are being invited to get out and take a one-mile walk Saturday morning with Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison. Step It Up-Walk with the Mayor of Williamsburg is a free event that will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bill Woods Park. “The Step Up Program is...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Update: Fire destroys century old building in Jellico

Firefighters spent several hours battling this structure fire Monday on the Kentucky side of Jellico less than 100 feet from the state line. Emergency officials think a blaze, which destroyed a century old building on the Kentucky side of Jellico Monday morning, was intentionally...
Posted On 19 Sep 2016

Tips requested after recovery of stolen tractor, utility trailer

Whitley County sheriff’s deputies have recovered a stolen tractor and utility trailer that were reported stolen recently from Tennessee. About 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 13, the sheriff’s department received an anonymous tip that a stolen John Deere tractor could be located in a...
Posted On 15 Sep 2016

Childress attempts to get blood alcohol results suppressed; judge denies motion

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at the VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. A Williamsburg man, who allegedly ran over and killed a man out walking his dog along a sidewalk about five months ago, has asked a Whitley County circuit judge to...
Posted On 15 Sep 2016

Man who pointed gun at sister-in-law gets probation

Michael Rickett received probation Tuesday for a New Year’s Eve incident where he allegedly placed a gun to his sister-in-law’s head. A Williamsburg man, who allegedly pointed a loaded .22 caliber pistol at his sister-in-law’s head on New Year’s Eve and...
Posted On 14 Sep 2016

W’burg council authorizes needle exchange program

Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director Martha Steele addresses the Williamsburg City Council about a proposed needle exchange program. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison, who serves on the Whitley County Health Department Board of Directors, admits that when the...
Posted On 14 Sep 2016