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Last day of district court in Corbin held Tuesday

Tuesday was a busy day on the Whitley District Court docket, the last day it would be held in Corbin. “I’m very sad!” said Whitley District Court Judge Cathy Prewitt who presides over court proceedings in Corbin. “It is a sad day for the people of Corbin and northern Whitley...

Assault charges filed in Monday shooting

A Knox County man who was shot Monday during a physical altercation at a residence near Corbin, is out of the hospital and in the Knox County Detention Center. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Plans to reopen Barbourville Waterpark in 2020 squashed

Emotions ran high as the fate of the local waterpark was decided by a ‘disappointing’ surprise on Monday. An eager city council printed signs to declare the May 2020 reopening, but, before the ink could dry, one letter changed everything. You need to login to view the...

Corbin man indicted on rape, sodomy charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday in Laurel County for allegedly raping and sodomzing a 15-year-old. Brian Allen Johnston, Jr., 31, is facing charges of third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy. Johnston was arrested March 20 at his home on College Street following an...

Knox deputies investigating shooting near Corbin

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting at a residence on Ky. 3436 (Liberty-Wilton Road) near Corbin Monday afternoon. Deputies were called to the residence near the intersection with TowerRoad at approximately 4:50 p.m. Deputies reported the victim’s injuries...

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