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Whitley deputies seek public’s help to find individual who ‘pistol whipped’ truck driver

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man accused of “pistol whipping” a truck driver at the I-75 welcome center Tuesday night. According to officials from the sheriff’s department, the suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’ 8” tall, light build,...

W’burg police warn about rash of car break-ins; arrest one for receiving stolen property

Williamsburg police are encouraging local residents to lock their car doors and not leave items of value in plain view inside their vehicles following a rash of thefts from parked vehicles over the last two weeks. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Lily homeowner finds intruder eating ice cream

A Lily homeowner called police Friday night after he discovered a man sitting in his home and eating his ice cream. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Joshua Hampton after finding him in the residence on East Ky. 552. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

Corbin woman charged with stalking husband at police station

A Corbin woman, who had allegedly made threats to her husband and sister to either run them over or shoot them, was arrested Sunday after police found her hiding near the Corbin Police Department where the husband and sister had gone to file a complaint. Fifty-three-year-old Dawn...

Corbin man sentenced to 22 years in prison for production of child porn

A Corbin man, who pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography in July, will be spending the next 22 years in federal prison. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that story! No long...

Three incumbents file to run for re-election in Whitley County

There are now three more candidates for office in Whitley County. Incumbent 34th Judicial Circuit Division Two District Judge Fred F. White filed Friday with the Kentucky Secretary of State’s Office to run for re-election, and Division One District Judge Cathy E. Prewitt filed...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Sutton probation revocation hearing delayed until after federal trial

Whitley Circuit Court officials agreed to postpone a probation revocation hearing Monday morning for a Corbin man, who is charged in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme where two of the four would-be victims are Whitley County prosecutors. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Pair of inmates charged with assaulting another inmate in judicial center holding cell

Two Whitley County Detention Center inmates are facing felony assault charges after allegedly assaulting another inmate Monday morning in a holding cell at the Whitley County Judicial Center. Whitley County Sheriff’s Capt. Brian Kirby charged Douglas B. Malone, 45, and his...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Defense expert will be allowed to examine car in vehicular homicide case

A defense expert will be allowed to examine the car a Williamsburg woman was driving during a fatal traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman in July 2016. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Whitley County bicentennial plans for 2018 taking shape

Events and projects to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Whitley County’s founding are beginning to take shape. The Whitley County Bicentennial Committee met Thursday afternoon and announced plans for some type of celebration every month during 2018. “We want to do something...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017