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W’burg council discusses ball tournaments, pothole repairs, medical helicopters

A total of 19 girls’ softball teams will be descending upon Williamsburg Friday for the start of the district girls’ age 9-10 and 11-12 softball tournaments. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

Colonel Academy will provide virtual options for non-traditional students

How do you help a student, who dropped out of high school, is already working a full-time job, and only needs a couple of credits to get his diploma? It’s the exact scenario that Whitley County school officials faced last school year, and they now have a plan for this upcoming...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

Agreement will provide free dental screenings for Whitley County elementary school students

What do dentists and a late self-made multi-millionaire, who grew up dirt poor in Oneida, Tennessee, have to do with Whitley County elementary school children? The short answer is the millionaire grew up having dental pain, but his family couldn’t afford to take him to see a...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

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
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Woman arrested for shoplifting at Corbin Walmart had been ordered not to be on Walmart property

A woman who had previously been ordered not to be on Walmart property was arrested Wednesday night after loss prevention at Corbin Walmart detained her for shoplifting. Tammy R. Cain, 46, of East Bernstadt is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking of the value under $500 and...

Whitley County Grand Jury clears KSP trooper in fatal 2018 shooting

A Whitley County Grand Jury has determined that a Kentucky State Police trooper was justified in using lethal force last fall to kill a man, who was threatening his one-year-old child at a residence in southern Whitley County. “Lieutenant Jim Goble from the KSP Critical Incident...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Kiwanis Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk set for Saturday morning at Corbin High School Track

      Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. signed a proclamation Monday afternoon declaring June 22 as Kiwanis Alzheimer’s Awareness Day in Whitley County, and commending the Corbin Kiwanis Club for their community concern. White is pictured with Paul...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Whitley County Health Department told to prioritize services

With health departments across the state facing financial insolvency because of an increase in required payments to the state’s pension system, the head of the Kentucky Department of Health is transforming the way local health departments operate with the goal of stretching their...

W’burg resident donates $3,000 worth of equipment to protect police K-9 dogs

Thanks to a $3,000 donation from a local resident, the Williamsburg Police Department’s K-9 dogs now have the same bullet and knife protection as their human partners. “I just kind of feel like that the animals don’t get enough credit. I am an animal activist. I think we should...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Corbin City Commission delays start of legal process to demolish 16th St. home

A burned home on 16th Street may be spared from demolition, as someone is interested in purchasing it and restoring it. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us