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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

Unemployment rates drop locally, across the state

Unemployment rates fell in 89 Kentucky counties between April 2018 and April 2019 – including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties – rose in 21 and stayed the same in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 29 May 2019

Corbin man indicted on child-porn related charge

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Corbin man on charges related to possession of matter involving a sexual performance by a minor. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 23 May 2019

Farmers’ Market returns to Bill Woods Park

Following a one-year absence, the Whitley County Farmer’s Market returned to Bill Woods Park in downtown Williamsburg Thursday evening. This year the farmers’ market will be held in downtown Williamsburg from 5 – 8 p.m. each Thursday in Bill Woods Park through the season, which...
Posted On 23 May 2019

Trio of W’burg Ju Jitsu students make ASJL national team

A Whitley County brother and sister, and one other local teenager have been selected to the compete on the American Sport Ju Jitsu League’s national team. Trevor Leach, 10, and his sister, Lauren Leach, 12, along with Corey Bryant, 19, were recently selected for the team. They...
Posted On 23 May 2019

UC makes big land purchase for campus housing

With an increase in on campus student enrollment that is expected this fall when its reduced tuition rates kick in, the University of the Cumberlands is anticipating a need for additional on-campus housing and is taking steps to move in that direction. On May 14, UC purchased...
Posted On 23 May 2019

Melton selected as next Williamsburg Independent School Superintendent

The Williamsburg Independent School District has selected its replacement for outgoing superintendent Dr. Amon Couch, and he is a familiar face. The board of education unanimously voted during a special called meeting Thursday evening to hire current Principal Tim Melton to...
Posted On 22 May 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts 23 people on drug-related charges

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted more than two-dozen people on drug-related charges Monday. According to its monthly report and indictments, the grand jury issued the drug-related indictments against 23 people, including: You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 22 May 2019

Laurel County crash injures two Corbin residents

A three-vehicle crash Monday evening on US 25 in Laurel County sent three people, including two Corbin residents, to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. The crash happened about 9:35 p.m. approximately four miles south of London. A blue Hyundai Sonata, which was driven...
Posted On 22 May 2019

UC named safest college campus in Kentucky, fourth safest in country

The University of the Cumberlands has been named the safest college campus in Kentucky and the fourth safest campus in the nation, according to a new report released by safety experts at Your Local Security. Analysts calculated several campus safety factors including hate crime,...
Posted On 22 May 2019