Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Rucker denies killing his girlfriend during jailhouse interview

Though Nicholas Rucker did not testify at his hearing on Tuesday in Whitley County District Court. He did, however, sit down for a jailhouse interview with the Mountain Advocate last week. Here is his side of the story. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
, By

Former Knox Co. Magistrate arrested on federal drug charges

On July 11, 2019 former Knox County Magistrate, Jerry “Rabbit” Cox, was arrested on a federal indictment warrant for six counts of Distribution of Controlled Substances – Hydrocodone.  Mr. Cox turned himself over to the custody of the DEA at 11:00 this morning. The alleged drug...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019
, By

Williamsburg Walmart unveils electronic vehicle charge stations

In collaboration with Electrify America, Walmart today announced a new convenience for customers: an electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the Walmart Supercenter at 589 W KY-92 in Williamsburg. This allows busy families to charge their electric vehicles while they shop and...
Posted On 09 Jul 2019
, By

U.S. Court of Appeals upholds Kentucky’s ethics law; sends strong signal to other states and Congress

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently put its stamp of approval on Kentucky’s legislative ethics law, sending a clear signal for strong public ethics laws across the nation. Kentucky’s ethics law was challenged in a lawsuit filed by John Schickel, a state...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019
, By

Bevin, Rogers announce completion of first phase of KentuckyWired Project

Gov. Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers today announced a major milestone achievement for the Commonwealth’s high-speed fiber optic network – KentuckyWired. The first portion of the network, known as Ring 1A, is now complete and includes Louisville, Lexington and...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019
, By

Health officials advise precautions to avoid ticks

With the arrival of warmer weather and tick season underway in Kentucky, officials with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) are reminding people to take precautions against tick bites, which can transmit serious...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
, By

KY Lottery sales continue to beat expectations

During the most recent meeting of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation’s board of directors, it was announced that sales continue to perform ahead of expectations in the final weeks of Fiscal Year 2019. Year-to-date sales through the end of May 2019 were $1.035 Billion, which is 8.1%...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
, By

Union College to partner with Senture

Union College is proud to announce the recent corporate partnership between the Union College Division of Online and Graduate Studies and Senture LLC. Through the Corporate Partner Program, Union College will become a preferred education partner for employees at Senture. In...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
, By

University of the Cumberlands hosts Entrepreneurship Competition

Students in the Hutton School of Business engaged in an Entrepreneurship Competition modeled after the popular show “Shark Tank” during the spring semester. Students formed into teams to develop business plans and associated pitches to present during the competition. As part of...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
, By

UPDATE: Victim in Friday murder in W’burg identified

UPDATE: Williamsburg Police identified the woman killed outside her home Friday morning. Chief Wayne Bird said the victim is 58-year-old Wanda Richardson. Police say Richardson was beat, but are awaiting the results of an autopsy to confirm the cause of death. The autopsy is...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019
, By