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Whitley County E-911 dispatcher graduates dispatch academy

A total of 23 law enforcement dispatchers graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy (PSDA) at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training, including Bryson T. Lawson with Whitley County E-911. The graduates hail from communications centers across the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

Whitley Co. Grand Jury indicts 25 on drug charges

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Barbourville woman Monday morning for allegedly stabbing another woman at a local market on Valentine’s Day. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

Five people arrested in connection with Tuesday home invasion

Five people, including three teens, have been charged in connection with a home invasion robbery early Tuesday morning. Corbin Police arrested Anthony N. Shields II, 18, of Gray, Jermel J. Carton, 19, of Barbourville, and the teens, ages 15, 15, and 17, for first-degree robbery....

Economy Inn property to be new home of Corbin splash pad

Plans for the proposed splash pad in Corbin must be amended as the location is changing from North Main Street to South Main Street. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the majority of the...

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts Indiana man for triple murder

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted an Indianapolis, Indiana man Monday morning in connection with the 2017 triple homicide of a local family. The grand jury indicted Jeremy Hatfield, 34, charging him with three counts of murder in the strangulation deaths of Robert Ma...
Posted On 18 Mar 2019

Investigation leads to rape, sodomy, additional sexual abuse charges against Corbin man

A Corbin man previously charged with sexual abuse involving teen girls is facing additional charges. Danny Ray Collinger, 32, of Corbin, was arrested March 8 following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs...

UPDATE: Infant child of Saturday shooting victim has died

UPDATE: The Fayette County Coroner reported Tuesday night that the infant daughter who was successfully delivered after her mother was shot Saturday has died. The child, listed as Amelia Johnson in the the coroner’s report, according to WYMT, died just before 7 p.m. The...

UPDATE: Man killed by falling tree branch was Williamsburg resident

UPDATE: The man killed Friday afternoon after being struck in the head by a tree branch has been identified. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said the victim was Gregory Siler, 45, of Williamsburg. Siler was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin. Croley said while no autopsy...

Poore murder trial rescheduled to April 5 in Knox Co.

The trial which was set to commence this Wednesday for a Corbin woman charged with murder after she allegedly fatally stabbed her boyfriend in February of 2017 has been rescheduled to April 5. Deborah Bryant Poore was indicted by The Knox County Grand Jury on February 24,2017...

W’burg leaders expect to meet threshold for disaster assistance

Williamsburg leaders think they will be able to meet the threshold for damage in order to qualify for disaster funding due to recent flooding. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, the council discussed Gov. Matt Bevin’s official disaster declaration. Mayor...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019