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Prosecutors seeking death penalty against two of three suspects in triple homicide case

Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against two out of the three defendants, who are believed to be responsible for a triple murder that took place in September 2017 at a Deep Branch Road residence in Whitley County. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 07 Feb 2019

Update: Name released of armored truck driver killed in crash

Officials are unsure what caused an armored truck accident late Wednesday morning near the Whitley-McCreary County line that claimed the life of the driver. “Obviously it has been raining so wet conditions could be a factor, but we just don’t know at this time,” said Kentucky...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Men nabbed for selling bootleg t-shirts at Kane Brown concert

A South Carolina man was arrested and another man was cited with a violation of a city ordinance in connection with the alleged sale of bootleg t-shirts outside the Kane Brown concert Friday night at The Arena. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Testimony wraps up Tuesday in Wburg pharmacist’s federal trial

Six days of testimony in the federal trial of Williamsburg pharmacist Kim Jones wrapped up Tuesday when she took the stand in her own defense. Jones was indicted in U.S. District Court in 2018 on 30 counts unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, specifically Oyxcodone...

WHS senior in ICU after Sunday crash

A Williamsburg High School senior is in the intensive care unit at the University of Tennessee Medical Center following a single vehicle wreck Sunday morning near Exit 15. “He is very lucky that he survived it,” noted Goldbug Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brandon Woods, whose...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

After 78 years, Edwards Gym floor slated for replacement

Corbin will soon be losing a storied piece of its basketball history. Superintendent Dave Cox was slated to ask the Corbin Independent Board of Education during a special meeting Tuesday evening for authorization to seek bids to replace the original gym floor at Edwards Gym. “We...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Kentucky highway fatalities declined in 2018

Preliminary figures indicate highway fatalities in Kentucky declined in 2018 to 722, down from 782 in 2017.  According to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), this is the second consecutive year that roadway fatalities have decreased. KOHS Acting Executive Director Jason...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Affidavit details wild events leading up 2017 strangulation murders

A recently filed affidavit in a federal firearms case is shedding new light on a 2017 Whitley County triple homicide case where three Indiana men were recently arrested on murder charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 01 Feb 2019

VIDEO: Browning Acres Road home damaged by fire Thursday morning

A doublewide mobile home was gutted by fire Thursday morning, but officials say no one was likely injured in the blaze. The was reported by Corbin Police officer David Maiden who was in the area of 5th Street Road when he saw plumes of white smoke and went to investigate. Once...

Attorney promises legal challenge to church annexation

With nearly 1,000 people in attendance each Sunday, Immanuel Baptist Church has grown to the point where it needs the additional capacities of the Corbin Police Department and the Corbin Fire Department. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019