Edwin Willis is facing a number of charges in connection to a police chase early Tuesday morning. Kentucky State Police say a north Corbin man led them on a short high-speed chase after seeing them at a residence from which he was allegedly attempting to purchase or deliver drugs Tuesday morning. Forty-three-year-old Edwin [...]
Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou recently announced that he is running for a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court. Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou is hoping to get a new title next year, Kentucky Supreme Court Justice. Ballou filed a notice of intent in early July to seek the Third-District Kentucky Supreme Court [...]
Middle school and high school students in Whitley County will soon have more computing power at their fingertips thanks to the Whitley County Board of Education. The board voted unanimously during a special called meeting Thursday to lease 1,500 Chromebooks that will be assigned to all students in grades 7-11 throughout the school day. The [...]
A University of the Cumberlands online education program has recently been ranked among the top programs in the nation. Teacher Certificate Degrees, a leading education resource, recently published its list of top-ranked online master’s in education program rankings with the University of the Cumberlands placing seventh on the list. UC has an average online tuition [...]
A southern Whitley County couple had a dead woman in their bedroom and blood on their clothing when Kentucky State Police showed up at their home on July 23 investigating a complaint about an unresponsive woman laying in the roadway near their home.
For the first time in several years, it appears as if there will be either a contested race for commonwealth’s attorney next year in Whitley and McCreary counties or a new commonwealth’s attorney elected to serve the 34th judicial circuit.
The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recently honored law enforcement officers from 122 agencies across the Commonwealth, including one Corbin police officer, for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles. The Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards ceremony was held on July 12 at the Hyatt Regency in [...]
A new $115,067 state grant will enable the Whitley County E911 Center to modernize some of its radio equipment. “Basically, our stuff is outdated,” E911 Director Jason Wilson said. The office of 82nd Rep. Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg, announced on July 13 that both Whitley and Laurel counties had been awarded competitive state grants aimed at [...]
A Sept. 19 trial has been scheduled in U.S. District Court in London for a Corbin man, who is charged in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme where two of the four would-be victims are Whitley County prosecutors. William Sutton is accused of trying to hire someone to kill four people, including two prosecutors. A [...]