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Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies made 125 criminal arrests in May

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has reported its activity for the month of May. During May, deputies answered 1,757 complaints and investigated 33 vehicle collisions. In addition, deputies investigated 45 new criminal cases and made 125 criminal arrests. For the first...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

Jim Waters will be keynote speaker for June 11 chamber luncheon

The president of a conservative-leaning Kentucky think tank, that specializes in government policy toward economics and education, will be the featured speaker next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon in Williamsburg. Jim Waters, President of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

Road closure starts Tuesday

Louden-Meadow Creek Road in Whitley County will be closed to through traffic on Tuesday, June 4, and Wednesday, June 5, in order to repair a section of the road. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during that time.
Posted On 03 Jun 2019

Search for vehicle chase suspect inadvertently leads to other arrests

An unsuccessful vehicle pursuit Friday evening resulted in the arrest of two people on multiple charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 30 May 2019

Louisville man involved in pursuit gets probated sentence

A Louisville man, who allegedly led local police on a high-speed chase from Williamsburg to Exit 29 early Thursday morning, which ended a few miles after Corbin police deployed spike strips that flattened two of the suspect’s tires, pleaded guilty to an amended charge Tuesday...
Posted On 29 May 2019

Meeting to discuss W’burg tax credits set for Thursday

Property owners with buildings located in Williamsburg’s National Historic District will have a chance Thursday afternoon to find out more about potential tax credits that they could receive for renovation work. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 29 May 2019

W’burg E-sports team goes to state’s Elite 8

During its inaugural season, the Williamsburg High School E-sports team made it to the Elite 8 in the state before being eliminated. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 29 May 2019

Whitley County EMS recognized for excellence in pediatric care

Whitley County EMS was recognized Tuesday morning for its work in helping its youngest patients, children. As part of national EMS week, which is May 18 – May 25, Whitley County EMS received the Award for Excellence in Pediatric Care by the Kentucky EMS for Children Pediatric...
Posted On 29 May 2019

G&E Burgers celebrating 50 years

What may be Williamsburg’s oldest restaurant is celebrating a milestone this week. G&E Burgers is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week with 50 percent off on selected items, live music Friday and Saturday, and other festivities. “It is a landmark here in Williamsburg,”...
Posted On 29 May 2019

Corbin Kiwanis Alzheimer’s Walk set for June 22

The numbers are pretty daunting. Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease, and it is the sixth leading cause of death in this country. Statistics show that one in three seniors dies from Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and that it kills more...
Posted On 29 May 2019