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KSP, coroner’s office on scene of fatal Rockholds’ blaze

Kentucky State Police, the Whitley County Coroner’s Office and numerous volunteer fire departments are on the scene of a fatal house fire in the Rockholds’ community. The structure fire was first reported about 2:41 p.m. at a 74 Gail Hart Road residence, which is...

Ky. Primary Care Association representative available Friday to help with healthcare.gov enrollment

The insurance market set up through the Affordable Care Act can be a daunting thing to navigate, but help will be available Friday in Corbin courtesy of the Kentucky Primary Care Association. The not-for-profit organization made up for health centers, rural health clinics and...

State Rep. Regina Huff Appointed Chairwoman of House Education Committee

Representative Regina Huff of Williamsburg has been chosen by House Leadership to chair the House Education Committee for the next two years. “I am honored and humbled to have the confidence of my leadership to lead this critical committee and fight for a quality education for...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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Kentucky Senate leadership visits Whitley County

The proposed Cumberland Run quarter horse race track for Corbin still looks like it is going to happen and the state legislature isn’t likely to take any action regarding pension reform this upcoming legislative session although the issue of sports betting as a way to fund the...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Woman arrested after slow speed chase on I-75

A slow speed vehicle pursuit that started in Williamsburg early Monday morning ended with Corbin Police deploying spike strips to disable a Michigan woman’s vehicle near Exit 25, according to arrest citations. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Decorated WWII veterans passes away

Decorated WWII veteran Gillis Clawson, 95, of Williamsburg, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2 at Baptist Health Corbin. Clawson completed his third year of high school at Pleasant View School in 1940, but did not graduate because the following year he joined the U.S. Army. Clawson...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

W’burg police arrest three for methamphetamine trafficking

Williamsburg police recovered suspected methamphetamine and marijuana while conducting a drug investigation late Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor charged Dawn M. Michael, 44, of Jellico, Rocky D. Henson, 42, of Williamsburg, and Zachary Hopkins, 27, whose...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Accused burglar caught in the act

A Williamsburg man is behind bars after he was caught allegedly trying to break into a house Sunday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Lawson arrested Nick Lambdin, 26, of Shelbie Hurst Road, about 3:03 p.m. charging him with first-degree burglary, first-degree...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

City of Williamsburg makes $35,000 property purchase

The city of Williamsburg now owns some more green space in its downtown area. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Whitley, Hancock County students chosen for pilot two-year IT apprenticeship program

Instead of flipping burgers at a fast food restaurant and making minimum wage, Whitley County High School juniors Morgan McKiddy, Blake McCullah and Conner Wilson along with Hancock County High School junior Casey Baize have a different part-time job and will be learning a trade...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018