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Whitley County Clerk receives clean audit

The Whitley County Clerk received a clean audit of the 2017 financial statement, according to a statement released by Mike Harmon, auditor of public accounts, on June 27. According to the audit, “Auditing standards require the auditor’s letter to communicate whether the financial...

Audit: Corbin ends fiscal year with $631k surplus

The Corbin City Commission has voted to pay off the $300,000 line of credit that has been used to book acts to play The Arena, but is reconsidering the pot of money that will be used to do so. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Computer error to blame for bookkeeping errors in Knox Sheriff’s audit

The results of the 2016 financial audit for Sheriff Mike Smith was released Monday, with only minor comments from State Auditor Mike Harmon. The biggest area of concern involved the sheriff’s accounting. According to the audit findings, “The sheriff’s receipts and disbursements...

State auditor finds no significant issues with Whitley Co. PVA office

A state audit of agreed upon procedures of the Whitley County PVA’s Office has turned up no significant issues. The audit by Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon looked at 11 procedures, and only four of those findings prompted a response from Whitley County PVA Ronnie...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Clerk, sheriff get clean audit reports

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell and Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz have both received a clean financial bill of health following recent audits of their 2015 books by Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Audit shows Corbin with $1 million surplus

The annual audit of the City of Corbin shows the city’s financial situation continues to improve. At the regular meeting of the city commission Monday night, Wallace Smallwood of Cloyd and Associates, PSC presented the final audit to the commission. You need to login to view the...

Auditors shed additional light in school theft case

Former Whitley County School District Chief Financial Officer Leigh Burke is charged with theft and abuse of the public trust in connection with missing funds from the school district. Auditors shed a little more light Thursday evening on the alleged theft of $12,042.14 by the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

W’burg leaders think they have found cause of 37 percent water loss rate

After years of dealing with water loss rates between 30-45 percent, the city of Williamsburg thinks it has finally narrowed down its problem and hopes to soon have it fixed. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said the city looked for several causes, ranging from leaks in lines to...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

Knox Co. Judge-Executive responds to audit findings

Two full years after an audit of the Knox County Fiscal Court, the 2014 results have finally been released from the state auditors office. While there were no real issues concerning the misuse or misplacement of money, the audit found several instances of improper procedures. The...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Whitley Co. Sheriff gets clean audit

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell has received a clean financial bill of health from the state auditor’s office. On May 18, Auditor Mike Harmon released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement-2014 taxes noting no instances of noncompliance. The auditor also noted no...
Posted On 25 May 2016