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Remains found in 2015 identified as missing Georgia man

Thanks to DNA testing, the skeletal remains of a body found off Happy Hollow Road in 2015 have now been identified as that of a missing Georgia man. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Bevin wants disaster declaration for Whitley County

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is seeking a Presidential Disaster Declaration for severe weather damage from February and March that impacted 58 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Laurel, Knox, Bell and McCreary counties. The system produced extended episodes of strong winds and...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Child abuse prevention walk planned Saturday in W’burg

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the figures are daunting. In 2018, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services substantiated 32,407 abuse cases or services needed cases in the state, which was 471 more cases than in 2017. A total of 538 cases were...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Third annual #keepcorbinclean event set for Saturday

The third annual #keepcorbinclean community cleanup will be held Saturday. Volunteers will meet at Sanders Park on Main Street to pick up supplies and then spread out across the city in an effort to make Corbin a little more presentable. “I think people can appreciate a pleasing...

Bands selected for 2019 W’burg Summer Block Parties

For the 14th consecutive year, free summer block parties will be returning to Williamsburg in 2019, but this time there will be a twist in the scheduling for one of them. Organizers plan to hold three of the block parties at Bill Woods Park as usual with the Williamsburg Tourism...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Rein named new health department public health director

During a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Whitley County Board of Health selected a new public health director. The board voted unanimously to offer the position to Marcy Rein, who was called after the meeting and accepted the position. Her official hiring is pending approval...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019

Corbin man charged with engaging in sexual activity with teen scheduled to return to federal court in California

A Corbin man is scheduled to appear in federal court in California where he is charged with engaging is sexual activity with a 14-year-old that he met on the Internet. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Investigation into pregnant woman’s killing sparks separate federal kidnapping case

The investigation into the March 16 shooting death of Geri Johnson has taken another turn after investigators arrested an associate of the suspect in her death on federal kidnapping charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen makes stop in Corbin

Whitley County has become a Republican stronghold but one of the gubernatorial candidates in the Democrat primary, Adam Edelen, is attempting to make inroads, meeting with supporters Saturday night in Corbin. Edelen, who currently serves as Kentucky’s State Auditor, talked with...

Corbin Lion’s Club auction begins next week

The Corbin Lion’s Club annual auction will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of next week, and organizers plan to have hundreds of items available. The event will be live streamed on Facebook each evening from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. It can be viewed on the Corbin Lion’s Club...