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Brown arrested after vehicle chase in two states

A Williamsburg man allegedly lead police on a vehicle chase from Kentucky into Tennessee and then back into Kentucky late Sunday evening that ended shortly after a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy used spike strips to disable the man’s vehicle. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

$500k grant will fund infrastructure for Corbin’s latest spec. building

Infrastructure for the newest spec building constructed by the Southeast Kentucky Industrial Development Authority in the Southeast Kentucky Regional Industrial Park will be funded through state grant money. Industrial Development Executive Director Bruce Carpenter said $500,000...

Williamsburg fan gets fine for incident involving sports official

A Williamsburg woman, who was arrested after the Williamsburg-Paintsville playoff football game on Nov. 22 in connection with an incident involving an official, pleaded guilty to her offenses Monday morning in Johnson County District Court while a second Williamsburg woman is set...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Knox County Shop with a Trooper helps 22 children

A group of Lynn Camp Elementary students were among 22 from across Knox County chosen to shop for $120 worth of new clothes, shoes and toys Thursday courtesy of Kentucky State Police Post 10, which serves Knox, Bell and Harlan counties. Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs...

Pearl Harbor remembered during Williamsburg ceremony

Over two-dozen people gathered outside the Whitley County Courthouse Saturday afternoon to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The Whitley County chapters of the National Society of The Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

W’burg, Corbin police officers recognized for DUI enforcement

Officers from two Whitley County police agencies were among the more than 200 officers honored recently by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), for their efforts to target impaired drivers. In addition, a Williamsburg police lieutenant also received an all-star award for...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

For now, Whitley Co. Health Dept. taking no action regarding pensions

The Whitley County Health Department’s Board of Health is waiting to see what happens in next year’s upcoming legislative session before deciding what to do regarding its pension obligation to the state retirement system. House Bill 1 was passed during a special legislative...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Complete community health survey and get chance to win a $100 gift card

Want the chance to win a $100 gift card? All you have to do is go online and complete a community health survey that the Whitley County Health Department currently has underway. So far the health department has received about 164 responses. The survey takes about 11 minutes to...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Lynn Camp students to perform ‘The Greatest Showman’ Dec. 14-15

A school-wide effort is bringing a popular musical to the stage at Lynn Camp High School this weekend. Lynn Camp High School’s Visual and Performing Arts students will perform “The Greatest Showman,” a musical inspired by the famous movie of the same name at 7 p.m. on Saturday,...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Keavy man facing rape, sodomy, impersonating a peace officer charges

A Keavy man has been charged with rape, sodomy, unlawful imprisonment and impersonating a peace officer in connection with a Sept. 4 sexual assault incident in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Walter Earl Darling, 46, Monday night. “The suspect has been...