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Kick off to 100 days of Reading

The Whitley County Public Library’s 100 Days of Reading officially kicked off on Tuesday. Children are encouraged to read 20 minutes a day for 100 days during the program. The library provides logs for children to record their hours. Children who spend 20 minutes a day reading...

Crowd gathers for candlelight vigil

Approximately 30 people gathered for a candlelight vigil, hosted by the Sunup Initiative, in Corbin Tuesday evening. The vigil was to honor the lives lost to racial violence throughout the United States. “It seemed fitting to hold this vigil on the anniversary of George’s death...

Shot clock approved for high school basketball

The National Federation of State High School Associations, which is the parent organization of the KHSAA, has authorized the member organizations to approved a shot clock in high school basketball beginning in the 2022-23 season. Following the meeting of the organization’s...

Corbin Elementary School students present Cinderella

Corbin Elementary School students performed Cinderella on Friday. The elementary school is comprised of fourth and fifth grade students.  

New Sanders statue to be unveiled

The Corbin Tourism Commission is set to unveil a life-size, chainsaw carved statue of Corbin most famous citizen – Colonel Harland Sanders – on May 5 at the Corbin Welcome Center. The statue was created by local chainsaw carving couple J&K Carvers. The duo also created all of...

Celebrating 20th anniversary of “Clay’s Quilt”

Local New York Times bestselling author Silas House talked about his first novel “Clay’s Quilt” Thursday with fellow author Angela Correll. The event, which was hosted by the Kentucky Book Festival, took place virtually via zoom and Facebook. During the event, House reflected on...

Bridging Kentucky Project starts on Monday, March 29, in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office is advising motorists that a bridge construction project in Whitley County starts on Monday, March 29. This project will replace the Imperial Hollow Road bridge over Colonel Creek. The bridge will be closed for up to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021
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W’burg water loss rate drops 17 percent after major leak fixed

So how much water loss could one water leak account for? Williamsburg maintenance workers labored in late January to repair South Second Street after a major water leak was found there, which caused a cavern under the road. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021

W’burg City Council agrees to lease property for veteran’s treatment facilty

The Williamsburg City Council is moving forward with efforts to help land a privately-owned facility to treat veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse in the city. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021

For second consecutive day Thursday, Laurel, Bell, Whitley, and Knox counties all have COVID-19 incidence rates in the top 20 in the state

Laurel, Bell, Knox and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates were all within the top 20 highest incidence rates in the state Thursday. The Whitley County Health Department announced 21 additional COVID–19 cases on Thursday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to...
Posted On 25 Feb 2021