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W’burg Police Officers Cope, Patrick graduate from police academy

A pair of Williamsburg police officers graduated from the police academy Thursday, including one officer who graduated as a recruit of distinction. Williamsburg police officers Matthew Cope and Dorman R. Patrick Jr. were among 29 officers, who were part of the Department of...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019

It isn’t just the campers, volunteers love Camp UNITE too

Teachers Kara Brown and Hannah Laswell, who were among the nearly 150 volunteers at Camp UNITE in Williamsburg last week, know first hand the impact that UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education) can have on a young person. In 2004 when Brown was a sixth...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019

Senior White House Adviser thinks Camp UNITE could be duplicated

The 13th Annual Camp UNITE, which was held on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands last week, brought more than 240 youth from 29 counties to Williamsburg for four days of residential drug awareness leadership and adventure programs. It is a program that is making an...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019

APS sponsoring Fourth Annual NIBROC Photo Contest

Are you a seasoned shutterbug, or do you just like to take photos now and again as a hobby? For the fourth straight year, local amateur photographers will have the chance to display their work, a perhaps even be awarded for it, in the NIBROC Photo Contest, sponsored by the...

Official 2019 NIBROC Cornhole Tournament entry form

You can also download the entry form here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/x21r2my17a3ejfx/11th%20Annual%20NIBROC%20Cornhole%20Tournamentpdf.pdf?dl=0

Fine Arts Association unveils lineup for 2019-2020 performance series

The Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky’s 2019-2020 Concert Series will kick off next month, and the lineup for this season combines a number of fan favorites with some new offerings that should be big hit. Going into its 58th consecutive season, the Fine Arts...

What does state revenue report for Fiscal Year 2019 show?

The Office of State Budget Director reported today that annual Kentucky’s General Fund receipts rose for the ninth consecutive year while Road Fund collections have increased in each of the last three years. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 (FY19), General Fund receipts...

Cumberland Valley Cruise-in set for Saturday in Corbin

After being washed out in June, the Cumberland Valley Cruise-in will return to downtown Corbin on Saturday. The display of classic and custom rides from motorcycles to Mack trucks will take place from 4-8 p.m. along Main Street. The featured vehicle Saturday will be motorcycles....

Victim ran out of house with bloody head yelling, ‘Help me! Help me!’ officer testifies

An R-Tech driver, who was at Wanda Richardson’s home on June 21 to pick her up for a doctor’s appointment, saw Richardson run out of her home with her head bloody yelling, “Help me! Help me!” Michael Worley is charged with murder in the death of his aunt, Wanda Richardson. The...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019

One ACA health insurer in KY wants rate increase; another seeks decrease

One of the two insurers offering government-subsidized individual health plans in Kentucky for 2020 is asking for a 12 percent increase, while the other is asking for a 4.5% decrease. Insurers offering plans for small groups under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...