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Whitley County Health Department announces seven new COVID–19 cases on Friday

The Whitley County Health Department announced seven new COVID–19 Friday, bringing Whitley County’s total to 160. With those seven new cases, Whitley County ends the week with 34 additional cases. Eight cases were reported Thursday, four cases on Wednesday, six cases on Tuesday,...

Rockholds woman charged with trafficking heroin, methamphetamine in Laurel County

A Rockholds woman was one of five people arrested Thursday afternoon after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in northern Laurel County and recovered a large amount of methamphetamine and heroin. Kimberly Ann Croucher was charged with...

Gray woman one of two people arrested on drug charges in north Corbin Sunday morning

A Gray woman is one of two people facing drug-related charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located suspected methamphetamine, digital scales, unused plastic bags, syringes, and U.S. currency following a traffic stop in north Corbin early Sunday morning. Marta L. Bush,...

Two people injured in Monday crash in north Corbin

A traffic crash early Monday morning at the intersection of U.S. 25 and American Greet Card Raod sent two people to the hospital. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the wreck occurred at 6:05 a.m. According to deputies,...

Gov. Beshear extends COVID–19 mask mandate for 30 days

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that he was extending the COVID–19 mask mandate for an additional 30 days. “It’s working!” Beshear said of the mask mandate. “Since we made it mandatory, more people are wearing them.” Beshear added that more people wearing masks has resulted...

After serving 40 years as Williamsburg Tourism Director, Alvin Sharpe retires

The thing Alvin Sharpe is most proud of during his 40-year tenure as Williamsburg Tourism Director are all the projects that tourism has been able to accomplish, such as the creation of Briar Creek Park, construction of the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center and the...
Posted On 06 Aug 2020

Fourth Annual Kayaking for Kids race raises over $15k

On Christmas night in 1776, George Washington and his Continental Army famously crossed the Delaware River to attack a group of Hessian soldiers in Trenton, New Jersey. Saturday morning wasn’t quite so dramatic, but Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. dressed in his best...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020

Corbin woman arrested for walking streets of London, naked

London Police say a Corbin woman was under the influence when she was seen on a security camera “skinny dipping” in a private pool, and seen walking naked around a part of the city Saturday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

State police arrest two for trafficking, importing heroin in Knox County

What began as a routine traffic stop for a vehicle that was weaving in the roadway in Gray Monday night, ended with the arrest of two people on numerous drug-related charges, including importing heroin and trafficking heroin that was allegedly being transported from Atlanta.   ...

Whitley County Health Department issues three COVID–19 public notices within last week

The Whitley County Health Department has issued three public notices within the last week advising of potential exposure to COVID–19. The notices involve the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office and Saxton Baptist Church in Williamsburg. Anyone who visited the sheriff’s office located...