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Williamsburg Mayor’s Race – Moses: Wants better jobs for young people

Retired Dr. Bernard Moses wants to do more to create jobs for young people and he wants to limit tax increases to help local residents, who are living on fixed incomes like he is. Moses said these are the two major reasons why he is running for the job of mayor of Williamsburg....
Posted On 30 Oct 2018

Williamsburg Mayor’s Race – Harrison: Has plans he’d like to see finished

Incumbent Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison is seeking his fourth consecutive full term in office because he has some unfinished business and some unmet long term goals he wants to complete before leaving office. Harrison has an easel in his office that has three categories on...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018

W’burg police recover 1 pound of suspected methamphetamine

Four people are being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of $25,000 cash bonds after Williamsburg police recovered about two pounds of suspected methamphetamine at a local motel early Saturday morning. “It is going to be worth several thousand dollars in street...
Posted On 27 Oct 2018

Courtney Taylor triple homicide trial postponed

The Nov. 5 trial of a Williamsburg woman, who allegedly killed her husband and two children last year, has been put on hold. Courtney Taylor, 43, is charged with three counts of capital murder in the Jan. 13, 2017, shooting deaths of Larry Taylor, 56, Jesse Taylor, 18, and Jolee...
Posted On 26 Oct 2018

Jellico man leads police in pursuit, strikes police cruisers

A Jellico man, who allegedly threatened to kill himself both prior to and immediately after a police chase in southern Whitley County earlier this month, is now being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond in that case. Whitley District Judge...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018

Briar Creek Park to get 9-hole disc golf course

A nine-hole disc golf course will soon be opening at Briar Creek Park in Williamsburg thanks to a partnership between the city of Williamsburg and the University of the Cumberlands. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 24 Oct 2018

Ground broken for KY 92W realignment project

If it seems like work to get KY 92W in McCreary County realigned has taken, well, forever to get completed, then you aren’t real far off. Whitley County resident Andy Meadors remembers speaking in 1976 at a public hearing about the subject, which was held at the Whitley County...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018

Man, who shot vehicles on I-75, arrested after long police chase

A police vehicle pursuit that started Sunday evening in Whitley County and involved a Texas man, who allegedly shot into vehicles, ended when the suspect’s vehicle came to rest against a cable barrier in Tennessee about 30 miles south of the Kentucky state line. The man was also...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018

Courtney Taylor capital murder case proceeding as scheduled

The trial of a Williamsburg woman, who allegedly killed her husband and two children last year, is proceeding to start as scheduled early next month following a pretrial conference in the case Wednesday morning. Courtney Taylor, 42, is charged with three counts of capital murder...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018

Corbin City Commission agrees to blacktop roads, buy new backboards

The need for upgrades, replacement and maintenance was one of the primary topics discussed during Monday’s monthly Corbin City Commission meeting, including repaving of some roads, new equipment for the recreation center and the purchase of some new computer software. You need to...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018