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Colonel Players return to the stage

In the era of COVID-19 how do you put on a play and still enable an audience to watch? If you are the Whitley County High School Colonel Players, you record “In The Garden of the Selfish Giant” last week and offer it online for three days this week. “This is good for us because...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021

Whitley County reports 11 highway fatalities in 2020, Laurel County reports 13 deaths

Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS). Initial data indicates there were 778 fatalities in 2020, compared to 732 in 2019 – a 5 percent increase. “2020...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021

Public’s help sought to solve Laura Anderson murder case, recover her remains

A little more than two years ago, Laura A. Anderson disappeared in Williamsburg. One person was sent to prison in connection with the case, but in the two years since she disappeared Anderson’s remains have never been discovered. Laura Anderson has been missing since Feb. 11,...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021

Whitley, W’burg students return to school March 8; Corbin returned March 1

Starting next week, barring unforeseen weather delays, all school districts in Whitley County will be back to in-person classes four days each week for students opting to attend in-person instruction. Students at Corbin Independent Schools returned to in-person classes on March...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021

Officer receives Governor’s award

Corbin Police Department Patrolman Justin Walker has been recognized by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) for his efforts to target impaired drivers. For the second consecutive year, Walker has led his department and made 23 impaired driving arrests in 2020. Walker...
Posted On 26 Feb 2021

A new Mr. and Miss Basketball reign at Corbin High School

Corbin High School announced its 2021 Mr. and Miss Basketball on Feb. 20. Lauren Faulkner was named Miss Basketball. She is a senior and member of the Corbin Lady Redhounds Basketball Team. Isaac McVey was named Mr. Basketball. McVey is also a senior basketball player. The Corbin...

Rodney Carrington Live coming to The Corbin Arena April 23

Rodney Carrington Live is coming to The Corbin Arena on April 23. The concert is slated to start at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. and are available through Ticketmaster.com or The Corbin Arena Box Office. Call The Corbin Arena box office for more information...
Posted On 06 Feb 2021

Deputies administer NARCAN to unidentified individual, Kelly charged with trafficking heroin and methamphetamine

A Corbin man is facing charges of trafficking heroin and methamphetamine after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located more than two grams of heroin and more than 27 grams of meth at his residence early Tuesday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

Cumberlands adding new online master’s in cyber-engineering

University of the Cumberlands is adding a new master’s degree program in cyber-engineering to its list of online offerings. The Master of Science in Cyber-Engineering dives into principles of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science. By combining these...
Posted On 09 Jan 2021
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Traffic stops lead to 11 arrests in three days for the W’burg Police Department

Recent traffic stops by the Williamsburg Police Department have resulted in 11 drug-related arrests. About 7:19 p.m. Monday, Williamsburg Police Officer Steven Hill arrested four people for trafficking in methamphetamine following the traffic stop of a silver 2005 Chevy Cobalt,...
Posted On 07 Jan 2021