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W’burg Housing Authority Executive Director arrested for abuse of public trust, forgery

Williamsburg police arrested the suspended executive director of the Williamsburg Housing Authority Monday morning in connection with an investigation involving “misappropriations with finances” at the housing authority. Williamsburg Police Lt. Bobby Freeman arrested James R....
Posted On 02 Sep 2019

Kentucky electrical co-ops prepare to send crews to Florida to help with hurricane repairs

With Hurricane Dorian poised to strike Florida utility trucks from various electric companies and co-ops will be rolling south, and Kentucky’s electric cooperatives will be among them. Officials announced Friday that the statewide association of Kentucky’s 26 electrical...

Corbin Board of Education approves 2% tax increase

The Corbin Board of Education approved a two-percent property tax increase. At a special called board meeting Thursday, the board unanimously approved Superintendent Dave Cox’s recommendation. Cox noted it marked the first time in six years the board had not taken the four...

Triple murder suspect convicted in federal court on weapons charge

A federal court jury convicted an Indiana man Thursday on a federal firearm charge, which stemmed from an investigation into the 2017 killing of three people on Deep Branch Road in Whitley County. The two-day trial ended Thursday with a U.S. District Court Jury in London...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019

Trio arrested following complaint of drug activity at Corbin Manor Apartments

A complaint into drug-related activity at Corbin Manor Apartments led to the arrest of three people Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Victor, K. Nolan, 41, Larry Nolan, 65, and Zolan Ann Nolan, 59, all of Corbin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...

Hank Williams, Jr. concert draws huge crowd

Country music icon Hank Williams, Jr. played to a sold out show of approximately 6,000 at The Arena in Corbin. Arena Director Kristi Balla said the event went very smoothly considering the size of the crowd. “Our changes were great,” Balla said explaining that multiple things...

Whitley Co. taxpayers getting two extra weeks to pay with 2 percent discount

Whitley County property owners will be getting an extra two weeks this year to pay their tax bills with a 2 percent discount. The Whitley County Board of Education held a special meeting late Monday afternoon to set tax rates for the 2019-2020 school year, which was one of the...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019

Allen Trimble remembered as a great story teller

Allen C. Trimble loved telling stories. It was something that he was good at doing. “He was a great story teller. You could always count on a couple of stories. His memory on those was spot on. He could tell you details. I will miss listening to the stories not about just things...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019

TEDxCorbin speeches now online

When the TEDxCorbin event wrapped up in March, lead organizer Krystal Kinser said the event would live on. While not plans have been announced for a second annual TEDxCorbin, the 17 speeches from the March 9 event in downtown are now available online. “Our speakers knocked it out...

Four injured during church bus crash

A total of four people were transported to the hospital by ambulance early Sunday afternoon after a church bus went over an embankment. The only people on the bus at the time of the crash were the driver, Vernon Fore, 59, of Williamsburg, his wife, and their two granddaughters....
Posted On 28 Aug 2019