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Senate President Robert Stivers Presented with Kentucky Chamber MVP Award

Last Friday, Senate President Robert Stivers was presented the Chamber MVP Award by Kentucky Chamber Director of Political Affairs Travis Burton and Forcht Group Chairman and CEO Terry Forcht. President Stivers was among a select group of legislators who “went to bat” for...

Williamsburg City Council candidates square off in Chamber of Commerce election forum

Better ways to address blighted properties, the need to promote downtown Williamsburg better through the Internet, improving tourism, and continued growth and economic development were among the topics discussed during an online forum early Monday evening for candidates running...
Posted On 22 Oct 2020

Homemade heating stove blamed for house fire

Firefighters are blaming a homemade stove for a Oct. 15 fire in Williamsburg. The fire was first reported about 8:16 a.m. at 412 Savoy Clear Creek Road. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said that the Emlyn Volunteer Fire Department was initially called out for the fire that...
Posted On 22 Oct 2020

Photo Gallery: 27th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree

A total of 275 Jeeps and nearly 500 participants from 28 states took part in the 27th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree in Williamsburg Friday and Saturday. Once again the event was the largest jamboree in the country.
Posted On 22 Oct 2020

W’burg, Whitley County reach agreement to trade equipment

Whitley County has an extra tractor and needed a garbage truck. Williamsburg had an extra garbage truck and needed a tractor. The two entities have agreed to exchange the vehicles with the Whitley Fiscal Court approving the deal at its regular meeting Tuesday night....

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties all report double-digit increases in new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties all reported double-digit increases in their number of new COVID-19 cases Wednesday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 26 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 11 new cases Tuesday, 41 new cases Monday, 15 new cases Sunday, 21 new cases...
Posted On 21 Oct 2020

Corbin races to start next July

Horse racing will be happening for the new Keeneland track at Corbin before the facility is even completed. During a meeting of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Tuesday, race dates for Corbin were approved to be held in July. The races will be held at The Red Mile in...

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approves Keeneland license for Corbin horse race track

Millions of dollars in revenue and hundreds of jobs will be coming soon to the tri-county. On Tuesday, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a license for Keeneland to bring a traditional harness racing track to Knox County. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

Shooting on I-75 leads to assault charge

A Madison County woman wanted for assault in Whitley County stemming from an August incident is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center following her arrest in Shelbyville. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

Laurel County Grand Jury indicts seven Whitley County residents on various offenses

A Corbin woman was indicted last Friday in Laurel County for allegedly trafficking Morphine. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us