Corbin attorney pleads guilty to DUI

Corbin attorney B.J. Foley has pleaded guilty to a May 31 DUI charge. A local defense attorney arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in May has pleaded guilty to the charge. Thirty-four-year-old Burley “B.J.” Foley, who had been arrested May 31 following a traffic stop in London, pleaded guilty to one [...]

Wanted murder suspect arrested

Eric Cassidy was arrested Friday in connection with a May indictment for murder. A Corbin man indicted in May on a murder charge in connection with a fatal traffic crash in which he was allegedly driving under the influence has been taken into custody. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 34-year-old Eric J. Cassidy [...]

Briar Creek Park Bridge repairs almost complete

Repairs are almost complete on the Briar Creek Park Bridge. Flooding in late April and early May damaged the bridge, which has been closed since. Repairs began to the bridge on July 3. “Hopefully, the bridge at Briar Creek Park will be completed and open this week,” Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison told the city council [...]

Randle charged with leading police on 15-mile plus chase

Charles Randle is accused of leading Williamsburg police on a chase early Monday morning. A Barbourville man allegedly led Williamsburg police on a more than 15-mile vehicle pursuit early Monday morning and then fled a short distance on foot before surrendering to Williamsburg police, according to this arrest citations. The incident began when [...]

Portion of N. 10th Street will be closed during school

If you drive on North 10th Street in Williamsburg, then pay attention. Starting next month, a portion of the street will be closed daily while Williamsburg Independent School is in session. During its monthly meeting Monday, the Williamsburg City Council unanimously voted to close N. 10th Street from Main Street to Sycamore Street from the [...]

Local Democrats hear from New Kentucky Project

Eric Jarboe, executive director of the New Kentucky Project, a non-profit, non-partisan group, spoke to the Whitley County Democrat Executive Committee during its monthly meeting Monday. Following last year’s stinging political loses that saw Republicans take control of both the governor’s office and the state house of representatives, Kentucky Democrats are trying to [...]

Cox touts value of hard work during Daniel Boone Visionary Awards ceremony

Corbin Schools Superintendent, and 2017 Daniel Boone Visionary Award winner David Cox, poses for a photo with officials at Forcht Bank and Forcht Group of Kentucky, including Forcht Group President and CEO Terry E. Forcht, a past Visionary Award winner. The most important lesson Corbin Schools Superintendent Dave Cox learned in life came [...]

‘Art in the Park’ set for Saturday at Nibroc Park

Brittany and Doug Doering check out some of the selections during 'Art in the Park' last month. The Corbin Arts and Literary League’s “Art in the Park” will take place Saturday at Nibroc Park. The event features a variety of local artists displaying their works in various disciplines. All local artists are encouraged [...]

Whitley County BOE honors Accelerated Reader winners

Members of the Whitley County Board of Education recognized Accelerated Reader district point winners during their monthly meeting Thursday. First grader Parker Davis, second grader Micah Jones, fourth grader Chelsea Rein, fifth grader John Croley and sixth grader Kaylee Hamblin are all pictured along with school board members J.E. Jones, Larry Lambdin and Brenda Hill. [...]

Corbin High School will be graduating its 100th class Sunday at The Arena

When Corbin High School seniors don cap and gown this Sunday and go through formal graduation ceremonies they will have a special distinction … they will part of the school’s 100th graduating class. The CHS graduation ceremony will be held at The Arena at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Corbin High School [...]