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Colonel Academy will provide virtual options for non-traditional students

How do you help a student, who dropped out of high school, is already working a full-time job, and only needs a couple of credits to get his diploma? It’s the exact scenario that Whitley County school officials faced last school year, and they now have a plan for this upcoming...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

UPDATE: Victim in Friday murder in W’burg identified

UPDATE: Williamsburg Police identified the woman killed outside her home Friday morning. Chief Wayne Bird said the victim is 58-year-old Wanda Richardson. Police say Richardson was beat, but are awaiting the results of an autopsy to confirm the cause of death. The autopsy is...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019
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Woman arrested for shoplifting at Corbin Walmart had been ordered not to be on Walmart property

A woman who had previously been ordered not to be on Walmart property was arrested Wednesday night after loss prevention at Corbin Walmart detained her for shoplifting. Tammy R. Cain, 46, of East Bernstadt is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking of the value under $500 and...

W’burg resident donates $3,000 worth of equipment to protect police K-9 dogs

Thanks to a $3,000 donation from a local resident, the Williamsburg Police Department’s K-9 dogs now have the same bullet and knife protection as their human partners. “I just kind of feel like that the animals don’t get enough credit. I am an animal activist. I think we should...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

W’burg man indicted for endangerment in shooting case

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man Monday morning for allegedly endangering the lives of two Whitley County sheriff’s deputies and two women, who were inside a home with him last month in southern Whitley County. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Doga (Dog Yoga) class set for Saturday at Corbin Dog Park

Animal shelter employees say one of the things that improves a dog’s chances of adoption is its social skills. In an effort to improve the social skills of dogs at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association, and improve the health of area residents, Corbin Parks and Recreation is...

Knox County Sheriff’s Department releases latest activity report

Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is reporting the following enforcement actions:   On June 10, 2019 Court Security Officer Jessie Smith arrested Martha Reeves age 63 of Gray, KY after she struck a man with her fist in Knox District Courtroom. She was charged with Assault-4th...

State police say dead man found near Cumberland Falls committed suicide

Kentucky State Police say the individual found dead Wednesday morning at Cumberland Falls State Park took his own life. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, Public Affairs Officer at Post 11 in London, said law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene at about 9 a.m. after...

Knox County Judge-executive presents Corbin Senior Citizen Center with check

Knox County Judge-executive Mike Mitchell came to the Corbin Senior Citizen Center last Tuesday to present officials with a check for $2,000. to be used for the meal program. The center has been in a budget crunch after cuts state and federal funding for the program, which was...

Corbin man arrested for assaulting, imprisoning woman

A Corbin man was arrested Tuesday at the Corbin Walmart where his girlfriend reportedly fled after being held against her will for several days. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Elmo Clinton Carroll, 35, on charges of second-degree unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree...