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W’burg woman gets 60 days in jail for taking children to doctor while high

A Williamsburg woman will be spending the next two months behind bars after showing up intoxicated to her doctor’s office recently with her two small children. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Police: Corbin woman faked kidnapping

A Corbin woman is facing theft and disorderly conduct charges after police say she faked her own kidnapping, badly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Three Whitley Co. residents found dead from suspected self-inflicted gunshot wounds over 24-hour period

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley says that a trio of suspected self-inflicted gun-related deaths over about a 24-hour period this weekend all appear to be unconnected. The first deceased person was James King, 19, who was pronounced dead about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Keavy man charged with breaking into Corbin home, stealing doughnuts

A Keavy man allegedly took doughnuts among other items when he broke into a Corbin home in late July. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor served Willie Dean Cox, 45, with a second-degree burglary warrant about 1:32 p.m. Saturday near US25W in Williamsburg, according to his...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Corbin firefighters use rope rescue to lift injured man

Corbin firefighters were able to put recent rope rescue training and the city’s ladder truck to good use Wednesday morning after a homeless man, who was apparently living under the Center Street Bridge, suffered some type of injury. “We actually have been training pretty heavily...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

George Hays Road repair plan changes, but road could reopen this week

George Hays Road could be reopened again for traffic by weeks end. “You might be able to drive it this weekend,” said Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison. Akins Construction began work to repair the road Monday morning. George Hays Road partially collapsed on April 17 into Briar...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

After 20 years on Whitley BOE, Lambdin opts to not seek another term

The Whitley County Board of Education will be getting one new member and will have to elect a new board chairman next year. The board’s second longest serving member, Larry Lambdin, who is also the board chairman, did not file to run for re-election this year as the filing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Partin appointed as new Whitley County Surveyor

There is now a new Whitley County Surveyor. Long time incumbent Whitley County Surveyor Bob Moses didn’t file seeking to run for re-election to another four-year term earlier this year. He resigned as county surveyor on July 19. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr....
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Old Fashion Brush Arbor Meeting tent revival canceled this year due to illness

For the last 57 years, the Old Fashion Brush Arbor Meeting, which is a five-night old time tent style revival, has taken place off Brush Arbor Road during the first week of September, but this year it won’t be happening. Organizer Jerry Sester, who is president of the Old Fashion...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Preview: Yellow Jackets setting the bar high for success in 2018 season

With seven starters returning on offense and eight returning on defense to this year’s squad, the 2018 Williamsburg Yellow Jackets could be poised to make a significant run in the playoffs if the team can stay healthy and continue to develop its depth. You need to login to view...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018