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Victim’s family will have chance to address manslaughter suspect next week

The relatives of a Whitley County woman, who was killed when she was run over by a someone driving while under the influence in 2016, will have their chance to make a victim’s impact statement during a hearing next week. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 04 Apr 2018

Murder suspect being sent back for another psychological evaluation

A Williamsburg man, who is awaiting trial for stabbing someone to death earlier this year and who recently underwent a competency evaluation and treatment at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center (KCPC), is heading back for another evaluation and more treatment. You need...
Posted On 04 Apr 2018

Samuel Cox historical marker dedication set for Saturday

Williamsburg’s bicentennial celebration is officially underway. Monday morning, the “Historical Picture Show” began playing on a loop in the city council meeting room at Williamsburg City Hall where it will play all month during regular business hours. It is a pictorial history...
Posted On 04 Apr 2018

Terry Bradshaw speaking at University of the Cumberlands Tuesday, April 10

There is some good news and bad news regarding NFL Hall of Famer, four-time Super Bowl champion and television personality Terry Bradshaw’s scheduled address at the University of the Cumberlands’ 13th Annual Excellence in Leadership Series Tuesday evening. The good news is...
Posted On 04 Apr 2018

Local unemployment rates lower than last year, but higher than last month

Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in one (Metcalfe County), according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet....
Posted On 04 Apr 2018

W’burg man accused of assault with metal pipe

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly assaulted someone with a metal pipe during a fight earlier this month, is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $100,000 cash bond. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

Roaches in food, no running water found at home with three children, sheriff says

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies found three young children living inside a home with no running water and insects while they were conducting a welfare check Tuesday morning. Sheriff Colan J. Harrell ordered that the welfare check be conducted after being contacted by a citizen,...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

Fox gets five-year prison sentence in connection with alleged kidnapping plot

A Corbin man, who allegedly plotted to kidnap his infant niece and hold her for a $50,000 ransom, was sentenced to a five-year prison sentence Monday morning as part of a plea agreement. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

Williamsburg’s bicentennial celebration kicks off Monday

Williamsburg’s Bicentennial Celebration kicks off Monday with a “Historical Picture Show,” and will be followed with a dedication ceremony the following Saturday for a historical marker honoring Williamsburg founder Samuel Cox. Starting Monday the “Historical Picture Show” will...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

W’burg Community Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday at Briar Creek Park

Over 1,400 Easter eggs will be hidden in Briar Creek Park waiting for local youngsters, ages 10 and under, to find Saturday as part of the Seventh Annual Williamsburg Community Easter Egg Hunt, which will take place starting at 1 p.m. The children will be divided up into three...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018