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Williamsburg Police say they have suspects in recent rash of copper thefts

If you've had an air-conditioner stolen, had copper wire ripped out of a home you're trying to sell or rent, or had your phone service knocked out because thieves cut telephone lines recently, then you aren't alone.

Posted On 11 Sep 2013

Hodge attorneys say former Sheriff can’t get fair trial in Whitley County

Former sheriff Lawrence Hodge, who is currently serving a 15.5-year federal prison sentence, wants his trial on state corruption charges moved out of Whitley County.

Posted On 11 Sep 2013

Williamsburg’s Old Fashioned Trading Days kicks off Thursday; will offer more music

While some local festivals are cutting back entertainment this year, Williamsburg's Old Fashioned Trading Days, which starts Thursday, isn't one of them.

Posted On 04 Sep 2013

Police arrest teen for July robbery of Williamsburg Subway store

 Williamsburg police think they have solved the July 6 robbery of Subway restaurant and charged a 17-year-old juvenile in connection with the crime Tuesday morning.

Posted On 28 Aug 2013

Volunteers provide shoes to over 200 Whitley County elementary students

Thanks to the efforts of several University of the Cumberlands students, staff and administrators, about 200 local elementary school students got a free new pair of shoes Tuesday morning.

Posted On 28 Aug 2013

Construction of new Pleasant View Elementary delayed by bond market

The Whitley County Board of Education is still planning to build a new Pleasant View Elementary School but construction won't start as soon as expected and the building is going to be smaller than originally planned.

Posted On 21 Aug 2013

W’burg police confiscate 33 marijuana plants, cite three people for cultivation

In less than 24 hours this past weekend, Williamsburg police seized 33 marijuana plants and arrested three people and cited another for marijuana cultivation.

Posted On 07 Aug 2013

UPDATED: Tenn. man dies in southern Whitley County crash; driver captured, charged with reckless homicide

A Williamsburg woman is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $250,000 cash bond on charges connected to a fatal accident Wednesday morning.

Posted On 31 Jul 2013

28 charged in Canadatown methamphetamine conspiracy

A joint investigation led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Kentucky State Police and Williamsburg police has culminated in the indictment of 28 people in connection with an alleged large-scale methamphetamine-involved conspiracy in the Canadatown...

Posted On 29 Jul 2013

Arson suspected in blaze that destroyed one of Rockholds’ oldest homes

Firefighters say arson is definitely suspected in an early morning fire Saturday, which burned one of the oldest homes in Rockholds.

Posted On 24 Jul 2013