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Corbin woman arrested for selling heroin to police informant

A Corbin woman was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly selling heroin to a confidential police informant. Mercadez Marie Jackson, 26, is charged with one count of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – heroin stemming from the Dec. 20 incident. According to the...

Court documents reveal details behind Sagebrush closure

Just over five months after it opened its doors, Sagebrush Steakhouse in Corbin was suddenly closed last week via a court order over what the property owner claims is unpaid rent. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

Federal grand jury returns child pornography indictment against Corbin man

A Corbin man indicted previously indicted in Whitley County on rape and child pornography charges involving a 15-year-old girl, has been indicted in federal court in connection with the child pornography. A federal grand jury returned the indictment Thursday against Amos...

University of the Cumberlands listed one of safest colleges nationwide

The safety of a college matters. In a time when crime seems to be on the rise, safety has understandably become a major concern for prospective college students and their parents. In recent years, University of the Cumberlands instigated additional measures to improve security on...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020
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UC to host NFL legend Drew Brees for Excellence in Leadership Series

NFL legend and Super Bowl champion and MVP Drew Brees will be the keynote speaker for this year’s University of the Cumberlands’ Excellence in Leadership Series, which is sponsored by The Forcht Group of Kentucky. The event will be held on Cumberlands’ campus on Tuesday, April 7,...
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‘No one deserves to suffer at the hands of these two again,’ mother tells judge

“No one deserves to suffer at the hands of these two again,” Michelle Marlow’s mother, Anna Rigney, told Whitley Circuit Judge Paul Winchester Tuesday afternoon during the sentencing hearing for her daughter’s two killers. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020

W’burg man accused of breaking into unoccupied apartment

A Williamsburg man is facing burglary and drug charges after being found inside a Williamsburg apartment early Monday morning that was supposed to be empty. Williamsburg Police Officer Johnny Fulton arrested Derrick Otis Taylor, 50, and charged him with second-degree burglary,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020

Pretrial hearing set in child rape case

A Corbin man is scheduled to appear in Knox Circuit Court on Friday to face a nine-count grand jury indictment charging him with an assortment of sexual abuse offenses. Carl Wayne Weddle, 36, was indicted by a Knox County grand jury on three counts of Rape in the First Degree for...

Second Amendment sanctuary resolution approved by fiscal court

With a packed courtroom, the Whitley County Fiscal Court joined a growing list of Kentucky counties that have passed resolutions in support of Second Amendment rights. More than 125 residents filled the courtroom upstairs in the courthouse, and even the hallway outside as...

Community paints a few dots to help complete W’burg’s new Whitley County Green Dot Mural

The Whitley County Community Green Dot program and the City of Williamsburg have been working since November to have a mural erected downtown to raise awareness about the problem of violence and to promote the city. Local Artist Hilary Baker used the dot as inspiration,...