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Man hurt in logging accident Tues. afternoon

A 50-year-old man had to be flown out by medical helicopter to Lexington following a logging accident Tuesday afternoon in far eastern Whitley County.

Posted On 21 Apr 2010

Lexington man allegedly paid six others to go with him on pill run to Fla. pain clinic

A Lexington man allegedly paid six people to go to a Jacksonville, Florida pain clinic, and he even offered them a cut of the profits he made after selling the drugs that they were prescribed, according to Williamsburg police.

Posted On 16 Apr 2010

ONLY ONLINE: Three arrested in 48-hour period after returning from Fla. pain clinics

Over a 48-hour period, Williamsburg police arrested three more people for either driving while under the influence or public intoxication, who were returning from trips to Florida pain clinics.

Posted On 14 Apr 2010

Fiscal Court splits on idea to put new industrial park in southern Whitley County

In a rare split vote, the Whitley County Fiscal Court voted four to one during a special called meeting Tuesday afternoon to spend $20,000 on a new four-month option to purchase a 100-acre tract of land near Savoy to be used as an industrial park.

Posted On 14 Apr 2010

Seventh person connected with Nighbert drug trafficking case now in federal custody

Federal prosecutors have unsealed the name of a seventh person, who was indicted on March 25, by a federal grand jury in connection with a drug trafficking case involving former Williamsburg Police Officer Brad Nighbert.

Posted On 09 Apr 2010

Tractor-trailer full of KFC products overturns on I-75 early Thursday; cleanup takes hours

A tractor-trailer carrying KFC products crashed on I-75 early Thursday morning near Williamsburg.

Posted On 08 Apr 2010

New details emerge in case against former W’burg police officer

New details emerged in federal court Wednesday morning about drug trafficking allegations against a former Williamsburg police officer,...

Posted On 07 Apr 2010

Whitley Constable candidate killed in Wednesday hunting accident

Russell Meadors

A Whitley County constable candidate apparently died...

Posted On 07 Apr 2010

Controversial former Bush advisor speaks at University of the Cumberlands Tuesday

Karl Rove spoke at the University of the Cumberlands Tuesday.

The man,...

Posted On 07 Apr 2010

Three men arrested for being intoxicated after trip to pain clinic

Williamsburg police charged three Kentucky men, who were passengers in a vehicle returning from a visit to a Florida pain clinic, with public intoxication Wednesday morning, and one of the men was later charged with promoting contraband at the Whitley County Detention Center.

Posted On 02 Apr 2010