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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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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

London-Corbin Airport open house set for Saturday

This year’s annual open house at the London-Corbin Airport is lining up to the best one yet, as young and old alike have a chance to experience the thrill of flight and get up close and personal with planes and helicopters on Saturday, June 22. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019
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State police say dead man found near Cumberland Falls committed suicide

Kentucky State Police say the individual found dead Wednesday morning at Cumberland Falls State Park took his own life. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, Public Affairs Officer at Post 11 in London, said law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene at about 9 a.m. after...

Two of four suspects in rape case arrested again

A pair of Whitley County men, who were among four people charged in connection with the alleged rape of a Williamsburg woman, that was apparently recorded on a cell phone last month, are back behind bars facing allegations that they tried to intimidate the victim in the case. You...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019

W’burg budget increases 8 percent, but remains tight, Mayor says

The city of Williamsburg’s budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, which starts July 1, is about 8 percent higher than the current fiscal year’s budget, but it includes no pay raises for city employees. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member?...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019