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New thrill ride ‘Speed’ to make debut at NIBROC carnival

When the carnival for the 2019 NIBROC Festival rolls into town next week, it’s going to be bringing with it an exciting new addition. Paradise Amusements, which has partnered with the NIBROC Festival for roughly 50 years, will be debuting a new ride to its lineup and it’s called...

Rick Springfield to play at NIBROC; Forcht Group, Forcht Bank named as premier sponsors of festival

Grammy Award-winning 80s pop legend Rick Springfield will be the featured entertainment at this year’s NIBROC, a big return to prominence for the festival … made possible by generous support from Forcht Group of Kentucky and Forcht Bank. Springfield is a musician, singer and...

Williamsburg schools amending bring your own device policy

In the not too distant past, school districts were encouraging students to bring their own electronic iPads, tablets, iPhones, etc. to learn on because the schools just didn’t have the money to bring their technology up to date. Thanks to some donations and educational...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019

Eight arrested in drug raid at Corbin residence

On July 24, 2019 Knox County Deputies Sam Mullins, Mikey Ashurst, Mike Broughton and Pat Clouse, converged on a residence on Meadow Lark Circle in Corbin after receiving numerous complaints of illegal drug activity at that location. After conducting an investigation, deputies...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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Havens sentenced to 12 years in prison, prosecutors seek $661,000 in restitution

A Whitley County man received a 12-year prison sentence last week on various receiving stolen property and possession of a gun by a convicted felon charges, but it remains to be seen how much he will have to pay of the $661,000 in restitution that prosecutors are seeking. You...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts four for rape, video voyeurism

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted four local men in connection to the alleged rape of a Williamsburg woman in May that was apparently recorded. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 22 Jul 2019

Bauer pleads to his role in Anderson killing; given incentive to help police find body

Joseph Bauer has a pretty good incentive to finally tell police where the remains of missing person Laura Anderson are located. If he does, prosecutors will tell the Kentucky Parole Board about his cooperation when he becomes eligible for parole. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019

Rucker denies killing his girlfriend during jailhouse interview

Though Nicholas Rucker did not testify at his hearing on Tuesday in Whitley County District Court. He did, however, sit down for a jailhouse interview with the Mountain Advocate last week. Here is his side of the story. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
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Changes to smoking ordinance discussed at Corbin City Commission meeting

The City of Corbin’s smoking ordinance, and what, if any, changes should be made to the it in light of the continuing growth of nightlife on Main Street came up for discussion at the regular Corbin City Commission meeting Monday night. You need to login to view the rest of the...

Williamsburg woman, sent to Whitley Co. Jail three times within 24 hours

They say the third time is a charm, but following her third arrest and ride to the Whitley County Detention Center within a 24-hour period, a Williamsburg woman facing misdemeanor charges is being held on a $1,000 cash bond pending her next court appearance in August. You need to...