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Whitley County school district getting its own app

The Whitley County school district will be getting its own app that will be available in the app store on i-Tunes. During the Whitley County Board of Education’s special called meeting Thursday, the board approved a $5,000 contract with Schoolpointe to completely redesign...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016

Corbin man facing two counts of child abuse

Corbin Police say a 53-year-old man was drunk when he allegedly kicked a four-year-old girl and picked up an eight-year-old by the hair and slung her around early Tuesday morning. Corbin Police Officer Steve Meadors arrested Charles Hatfield of Corbin about 3 a.m. at his...

Gofundme.com page established to help Dixie Cafe owners pay back taxes

Less than a week after it began, a gofundme.com effort to raise the tax money owed by The Dixie Café is almost halfway to its $5,500 goal. Ed and Carolyn Garr have been making payments to the city in an effort to catch up on the quarterly restaurant tax payments dating back to...

Halloween trick or treating hours set locally

Local ghosts and goblins, cowboys, wizards and princesses will have plenty of time for trick or treating on Halloween. Trick or treating will take place in Williamsburg and in Whitley County on Monday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Trick or treating hours for Corbin downtown...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016

Whitley deputies seeking public’s help to identify suspect who passed counterfeit $100 bills

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies have a suspect in the case of the counterfeit $100 bills that were successfully passed at two area businesses and are asking for the public’s help to identify her. Stills from surveillance video at the Dollar General Store off of Fifth Street in...

UPDATED: Williamsburg man dies in Friday wreck on Corbin bypass

UPDATED: A Williamsburg man who was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a head-on collision Friday on the Cobin bypass died, while the Corbin man who was driving the other vehicle remains in serious condition at UK. Corbin Police say 63-year-old...

Meeples on Main: Board game tournament to be held in downtown Corbin Saturday

The popular board game Carcassonne will be the subject of a first-of-its-kind tournament in downtown Corbin Saturday, and organizers are offering an impressive array of prizes to entice players to take part in the event. It’s being called the “Meeples on Main” Carcassonne...

Counterfeit $100 used to pay property tax bill among five discovered in Whitley County

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell is advising area businesses and residents to be extra vigilant after five counterfeit $100 bills have been discovered, one of which was brought into the sheriff’s department as part of a property tax payment. “We put the pen on there and it...

W’burg gets loan to make waste water system repairs

After eight years, the city of Williamsburg now has the financial means to finish making repairs and improvements to its storm sewer system. During a special meeting Monday afternoon, the city council authorized Mayor Roddy Harrison to signed the necessary paperwork for a...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

W’burg hosting nation’s largest Jeep Jamboree again

This week’s 23rd Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree in Williamsburg will be making a bit of history. Not only will it be the largest Jeep Jamboree in the nation for the third year in a row, but it will also bring with it a record number of participants to town....
Posted On 19 Oct 2016