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Whitley deputies attempting to serve arrest warrants find meth, drug paraphernalia

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies attempting to serve arrests warrants at a Woodbine residence Wednesday reported finding two bags of crystal methamphetamine, assorted prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia. Deputy James Fox arrested 44-year-old Glennis Reed Nantz and...

Whitley gets $131,000 grant for advanced cardiac monitors

Lifepak 15 The Whitley County Fiscal Court has been approved for a $131,000 federal grant that will be used to purchase four advanced cardiac monitors to be used in the county’s EMS ambulances. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

W’burg woman charged with indecent exposure

A Williamsburg woman was arrested Saturday night after Corbin Police found her walking around naked in the emergency room at Baptist Health Corbin. Forty-six-year-old Donna Cox has been charged with one count of second-degree indecent exposure. You need to login to view the rest...

E-911 getting new Computer Aided Dispatch system

Dispatchers will receive a new, state of the art, system to communicate with in Whitley County. This is all thanks to a grant awarded to Whitley County E-911 through the Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS). Whitley County Fiscal Court officials said they are pleased to...

Bevin visits Whitley to announce $18 million in parks funding

State Parks officials, led by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, were in Whitley County last week to kick off the “Refreshing the Finest” campaign — an $18 million effort to improve the state’s park system, including repairs and upgrades at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Bevin,...
Posted On 08 Jun 2016
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W’burg Kiwanis celebrate 35th anniversary

About 60 people turned out at the Cumberland Inn Thursday afternoon to help the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club celebrate its 35th anniversary. “This is a great opportunity for us to celebrate the 35 years we have been in existence here,” said current Williamsburg Kiwanis...
Posted On 07 Jun 2016

Laurel deputies find meth on man passed out at north Corbin restaurant

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Corbin man on drug possession and public intoxication charges Tuesday morning after responding to a complaint from employees at a north Corbin restaurant. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 53-year-old Timothy Long of...

Three arrested in Woodbine after complaint of fighting, shots fired

Three people were arrested Monday at a Woodbine residence after police received a complaint of a fight in progress with gunshots fired. According to a press release from the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Mikey Ashurst responded to the complaint on Pay Lake Road....
Posted On 07 Jun 2016
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Corbin man charged in connection with 2015 double homicide in Lily makes first court appearance

A Corbin man charged Saturday night in connection with a 2015 double homicide in Lily pleaded not guilty to murder and robbery charges Monday in Laurel District Court. Thirty-four-year-old Bradley Justin Lawson is charged with shooting and killing 62-year-old Donnie and...

Sanders Park picked as destination for online state tourism promotion

A downtown Corbin park dedicated to Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harland Sanders is being highlighted by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism as one of 99 places in Kentucky tourists should visit. The effort, called “99 days of summer” is an interactive...