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London man vandalizes judicial center

A London man has been ordered to pay the Whitley County Fiscal Court $600 restitution for damaging a holding cell door at the Whitley County Judicial Center on April 4. Zachary Turner, 19, pleaded guilty during his arraignment Thursday afternoon to a charge of third-degree...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016

Whitley Judge-Executive to be inducted into Hall of Fame at Lincoln Banquet Saturday

Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. will be one of five people inducted into Kentucky’s Fifth District Lincoln Club Hall of Fame during the 78th Annual Fifth District Lincoln Club Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Corbin Technology Center. “I am honored to have been...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Lily homicide cases headed to grand jury

The case of a Corbin man accused of beating his twin brother to death with a hammer is headed to a Laurel County grand jury. At a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Laurel District Court, Judge Wendell “Skip” Hammons ordered the case against 30-year-old Antonio T. Johnson waived on...

Students collect shoes for water project

Big, small, fat, skinny, open, closed, singles or in pairs, a group of Corbin High School students wants you old or worn out shoes to help provide safe drinking water to people in third world countries or in areas that have been struck by disaster. Throughout the month of April,...

Earth Week celebration starts Saturday

Earth Week festivities will kick off Saturday in Williamsburg with the Mother Earth Bicycle Ride followed by a movie in the park. Registration for the bicycle ride starts at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Bill Woods Park followed by a bicycle safety talk at 4 p.m. The ride will start at...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

UPDATED: Lily man accused of raping two children pleads guilty to sexual abuse

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Graham speaking at U of C on April 12 as part of leadership lecture series

Free tickets are still available to hear Dr. William “Will” Franklin Graham IV, who is the grandson of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, speak at the University of the Cumberlands’ 11th Annual Excellence in Leadership Services event Tuesday evening. The...
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Trial date set in U of C robbery case

Whitley Circuit Judge Paul Winchester has scheduled a fall trial date for two Williamsburg men, who are accused of assaulting and robbing a University of the Cumberlands’ student late last year. During a pre-trial conference Tuesday morning, Winchester scheduled a Sept. 28...
Posted On 30 Mar 2016

Mullis accused of shooting towards kids

A Williamsburg man is being held behind bars after allegedly firing a shotgun in the direction of five children Sunday afternoon. About 3:30 p.m., Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White and K-9 Officer Elijah Hunter responded to a shots fire complaint in the Brush Arbor...
Posted On 30 Mar 2016

Williamsburg adding more bicycle racks

  Those wanting to ride bicycles as a mode of transportation in Williamsburg will soon have some additional places where they park and secure their bicycles thanks to an effort being spearheaded by the Williamsburg Bicycle Coalition. “We are trying to get bike racks...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016