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City commission discusses efforts to combat property blight

As a realtor, Heather Barrineau told the Corbin City Commission that the number and state of blighted properties within the city can be a difficult selling point when dealing with clients looking to relocate to Corbin. As a homeowner on Christian Street, Barrineau told the...

Police investigating how New York man that drown in Laurel Lake got to Kentucky

Kentucky State Police have determined that the New York City man found dead in Laurel Lake Sunday had drown, but they are still working to determine the circumstances that brought him to the area. The deceased has been identified as 21-year-old Andrew Ku. “We are still trying to...

Corbin man indicted for Advance Auto Parts robbery

A Corbin man, who allegedly struck an Advance Auto Parts employee with his car while stealing from the store in January, has been indicted by a Whitley County Grand Jury. The Whitley County Grand Jury issued its monthly report Monday indicting Christopher Millard, 28, of Corbin,...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

Update: More signs point to body in river being missing Ohio man

It is beginning to look more and more likely that a body recovered from the Clear Fork River Monday morning is that of a missing Ohio man, who disappeared near the state line earlier this year. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said that officials believe there is a “strong...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017

Judge declines to issue gag order in Taylor murder case, but closes courtroom for part of hearing

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly killed her husband and her two teenager daughters while they slept in January, has pleaded not guilty to her charges. Courtney Taylor, 41, appeared in Whitley Circuit Court Monday morning before Special Judge Jeffrey Burdette for her...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017

Jurors need less than 45 minutes Thursday to acquit Moore on all counts

The four-day trial of a Williamsburg businessman, who was accused of sexually abusing a teenage relative in 2013, ended Thursday afternoon with a not guilty verdict on all counts. The eight-woman, four-man jury needed less than 45 minutes to find Eddie Moore, 41, not guilty of...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017

Moore takes stand in own defense Wednesday

Eddie Moore gave police a more than one-hour long interview the day after a teenage female relative accused him of molesting her in 2014. During the interview with police, which prosecutors have labeled as a “confession,” Moore admitted to touching the breasts of the girl, who...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017

Tourism approves interpretive plaques for Sanders Park

KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders is known around the world and while the Corbin Tourism Commission had a large hand in completing work on the park that bears his name, the planned interpretive panels detailing his story remain missing. The tourism commission took the first...

Williamsburg leaders planning celebration for 200th anniversary of Whitley County

Williamsburg leaders are planning a big celebration to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Whitley County. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said that while Whitley County is designating the whole year of 2018 to celebrate the bicentennial anniversary;...

Jury acquits Williamsburg man of sodomy charges

A Whitley Circuit Court jury only needed about 30 minutes last week to acquit a Williamsburg man on charges of sodomy. Jurors began their deliberations during the two-day trial of Joshua West, 25, about 1:35 p.m. on April 5, and returned a verdict of not guilty about 2:03 p.m. to...