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Cole competency hearing delayed until September

If a Williamsburg man, who tried to have his name changed to Victor Von Frankenstein one week before he allegedly killed someone earlier this year, is found incompetent to stand trial next month, then he would be sent off to a state mental institution for treatment, and could...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018

Seventh annual Lion’s Chase 5K Obstacle Race expected to draw 600

The toughest 5k race in all of sports is back and organizers are expecting around 600 competitors to compete to see who truly has the “heart of a Lion.” The seventh annual Lion’s Chase obstacle course 5k race will take place again, September 8, on a rolling, picturesque farm in...

Routine traffic stop leads to drugs, cash

A routine traffic stop in Williamsburg last week turned up cash, a scale, small baggies and suspected meth. Wesley Croley, 30, of Williamsburg, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance-meth, failure to signal, no brake lights,...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

‘Usual Suspects’ performing Friday at W’burg block party

Williamsburg residents will be able to enjoy the final block party of the summer Friday night as the Louisville-based “Usual Suspects Band” makes its Williamsburg debut. The nine-piece group features five rhythm players, a four-piece horn section and a vocalist. They cover a wide...
Posted On 18 Jul 2018

Corbin Library hosting cooking night for teens Friday

Middle and high school aged children will have the opportunity to learn some basic kitchen skills and how to make fajitas Friday at the Corbin Public Library’s Teen Cooking Night. Over the course of the hour-and-a-half long class, the students will cut and prepare the vegetables...

Corbin Library hosting mammoth book sale beginning Thursday

The Corbin Public Library is planning the mother of all book sales in preparation for the renovations to the annex building. At Thursday’s regular meeting of the library board, Chair Brenda Jones explained that the first floor of the annex building had become the storage area for...

W’burg woman accused of threatening to kill police officer

A homeless Williamsburg woman allegedly threatened to kill a Williamsburg police officer after he arrested her and booked her into the Whitley County Detention Center early Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White initially charged Billie Jean Satterfield, 44, with...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018

Duo arrested for drug trafficking after almost hitting police car

Two Corbin men are behind bars on drug trafficking and other charges after the vehicle they were in allegedly almost hit a police cruiser Sunday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonas Saunders charged the driver, Danny Ray McGinnis, 60, of Whippoorwill Road, and...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018

W’burg man charged with drug possession

A Williamsburg man was arrested on charges of public intoxication, buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, position of a controlled substance and illegal possession of a legend drug. Lawrence E. Brock, 58, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. on June 25 after, “a call in reference to a...

‘Off the Clock’ performing at W’burg block party Friday night

Looking for something fun and free to do Friday night? Then come down to Bill Woods Park for the Williamsburg Main Street program’s second block party of the summer. Lexington-based band “Off the Clock” will be making their second appearance ever at the Williamsburg summer block...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018