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W.D. Bryant in Corbin to reopen this week

Less than a week after W.D. Bryant and Sons in Corbin was damaged by fire, company officials say the store will be reopening. Employees were back inside the building on South Main Street Monday working to clean up the damage. Officials said the goal is to have the mower shop open...

Victim’s family tells Askins: ‘You took away a good person’

Sabrina Alsip worked at her career as an EMT for 14 years. It is obviously something that she enjoyed. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

‘Leader’ in federal pharmacy burglaries case admits to 67 other burglaries across 11 states

A Tennessee man who admitted in federal court Thursday that he conspired in the burglaries of Sav-Rite Pharmacy and Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy in Corbin, provided a list of 67 other pharmacies across 11 states that were victimized between 2010 and 2015. Robert Nunley, 45, of...

Constable finds meth during search of suspected fugitive

The routine arrest of an Emlyn man, who had two active warrants for his arrest, lead to the discovery of 7.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine Saturday evening. About 8:44 p.m. Saturday, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was in the Williamsburg Walmart near the...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Williamsburg Masonic Lodge 490 donates bikes for attendance awards

The Williamsburg Lodge No. 490, Free and Accepted Masons, recently donated two bicycles to the Whitley County Central Primary school to be used as attendance incentives. The bikes will be on display until the end of the school year when they will be given to two students chosen...

Croley, Mountjoy honored at Leader of the Year banquet

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said he’s thankful for the “tight knit” community full of positive influences he’s had during his lifetime, and called being named Leader of the Year a “humbling” experience. Croley was presented the award last Thursday during the Leadership...

Donald Lawrence Benfield

Donald Lawrence Benfield, 85, formerly of Lily, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Richmond, KY. Born at Benedict in Lee County, VA, he was a son of the late Creed Benfield and Myrtle Hyden Wilson. Sisters Verline Foster Campbell and Elizabeth “Betty” Maxwell...

CHS basketball players suspended three games

  Two Corbin High School basketball players have been suspended for three games after a video in which one utters what some have called a racial slur was posted to the Internet and went viral.

Florida man indicted on charges of fleeing from, shooting at police

A Florida man, who shot at police during a high-speed chase nearly two months ago and was slightly injured when an officer returned fire, has been indicted on multiple charges by a Whitley County Grand Jury. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018

Suspect in Monday fatal stabbing captured following Tuesday incident; made strange request last week

(Correction: Due to a misprint, the original version of this story, which ran in the Jan. 17 print edition of the News Journal, incorrectly stated that Kentucky State Police were expected to charge Franzine Minchen with murder in connection with Curtis Lawson’s death, when...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018