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Officials believe fire that destroyed Emlyn house a case of arson

Arson is suspected in a late Monday afternoon blaze that destroyed a home and caused minor injuries to a Williamsburg firefighter.

Posted On 27 Jan 2010

BREAKING NEWS: Hodge ends speculation, files for Whitley Sheriff

The Whitley County Sheriff’s race now has five candidates, including incumbent Lawrence Hodge.

Posted On 26 Jan 2010

Williamsburg police arrest five people returning from Florida pain clinic

Over the course of less than six hours Thursday, Williamsburg police arrested two people for driving while under the influence and three for public intoxication, all of whom were returning to Kentucky after a visit to the same Florida pain clinic.

Posted On 21 Jan 2010

Sheriff’s Deputies catch man wanted in connection with meth bust

A Williamsburg man is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond, after being arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with a methamphetamine bust nearly four months ago.

Posted On 21 Jan 2010

Woman who stole from Corbin preschool asking judge again to let her out of jail early

A former Corbin Preschool Center bookkeeper is again asking a Whitley Circuit Judge to let her out of prison early on shock probation, but this time she has arranged to pay back a small part of the money she owes the center in restitution.

Posted On 20 Jan 2010

Courthouse security system should be installed by end of February

By the end of February, the Whitley County Fiscal Court hopes to have a new security system installed at the courthouse.

Posted On 20 Jan 2010

Third candidate files in Whitley Sheriff’s race

A third candidate has joined the May Republican Primary race for sheriff, but probably not the one most people are anticipating.
Billy Rowe of Williamsburg filed early Friday afternoon in the Whitley County Clerk's Office to run for sheriff.

Posted On 15 Jan 2010

Williamsburg man to serve 10 years in jail for crashing into, severely injuring Sheriff’s Deputy

A Williamsburg man, who hit a Whitley County Sheriff's cruiser head-on in 2008 seriously injuring a deputy, entered a plea in circuit court Wednesday morning rather than face trial.

Posted On 14 Jan 2010

Corbin dentist accused of Medicaid fraud makes court appearance

A Corbin dentist pleaded not guilty Monday morning to charges that he allegedly defrauded the state of more than $13,000 over the last seven years.

Posted On 13 Jan 2010

Some guns missing after Sheriff’s office break-in connected to lawsuit, child welfare check

While the location of the 78 firearms that are unaccounted from the sheriff's department after the Dec. 21 break-in is unclear, a check of court records indicates how the sheriff's department acquired what are believed to be 19 of the weapons, including four guns that are...

Posted On 13 Jan 2010