Circuit Court 08-09-17

Steven Hurst and Teresa Hurst vs. Sheri May Hatcher and Brian Keith Hatcher - verified petition for custody. Cumberland Valley National Bank and Trust Company vs. Gregory T. Marcum and Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust company - complaint for foreclosure. Larry Wayne Strunk and Natasha Strunk vs. Ginny Irene Prince and Don Brandon Herald [...]

Lawsuit filed in case of 2016 fatal shooting by Knox County deputy

The family of a man shot and killed by Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Mikey Ashurst in June 2016, has filed a lawsuit against the county, sheriff’s department, Ashurst and Constable Brandon Bolton. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, claims intentional homicide and violation of the constitutional rights of the man, Jesse [...]

Legal Notices for 5-31-17

BID NOTICE: The Whitley County Health Department is taking sealed bids on a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country Van, approximately 173,000 miles, FWD, 6 cylinders. The vehicle will be sold as is. Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday June 7, 2017. For more information, please contact Bill Freeman at 606-549-3380.   PUBLIC [...]

Patrick Robinson steps down as head coach of WHS boys basketball program

After 11 years of leading the Williamsburg High School boys basketball program, Patrick Robinson has decided to step down as head coach of the Yellow Jackets. […]

Stolen motorcycle recovered in Georgia

A motorcycle that was stolen from a Lily residence last Thursday morning has been recovered in Georgia and two people have been arrested. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, Public Affairs Officer at the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, said the motorcycle was recovered last Friday. Acciardo said the dark green 2002 Suzuki motorcycle was taken from a residence [...]

Corbin man charged with assaulting two Laurel deputies responding to domestic complaint

A Corbin couple was arrested on multiple charges after they got physical with Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a domestic violence complaint at their residence Thursday morning. Sheriff John Root said deputies arrested 42-year-old Dennis Stewart on two counts of third degree assault on a police officer, and his wife, 49-year-old Bozana Stewart after she [...]

Whitley Co., W’burg planning 200th anniversary celebration in 2018

Mark White is Editor of The News Journal. Whitley County is planning a party in 2018. It’s going to be a big, year-long party as the county celebrates the 200th anniversary of its founding. Williamsburg is also planning a big bicentennial celebration that will center around a month-long celebration in April 2018, which [...]

Electronic Edition for 4-26-17

Corbin woman charged with leaving four young children home alone

A Corbin woman is facing four counts of wanton endangerment for allegedly leaving her four young children home alone. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 30-year-old Melissa K. Preston Saturday morning. According to Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, deputies were called to the home on Wilder Street off of East Barbourville Street, in [...]

Lakeway Homes Guide – April – 2017