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Mays fired as deputy sheriff after DVO entered

A suspended Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy, who had a Domestic Violence Order (DVO) entered against him early Friday evening, is no longer employed by the sheriff’s department. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said that he called Sgt. Kirk Mays into his office...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016

Fire destroys abandoned trailer in Lily; cause undetermined

An abandoned doublewide trailer in Lily was destroyed by fire Monday morning. Lily Fire Chief Paul Collins said Lily and West Knox firefighters were paged to the trailer on Tackett Spur Road off of West Ky. 552 about 4:10 a.m. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

Fire damages machinery at CTA

Production at CTA Acoustics in Corbin was halted late Tuesday morning when a fire broke out in the machinery in the south end of the facility. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 11:50 a.m. Corbin Fire Captain Doug Brock said the fire was inside the blend roller in...

Fire guts interior of Emlyn church

A Go Fund Me page has been set up for a Whitley County church, which was destroyed by fire last week. An electrical short in a window air-conditioning unit is believed to be the cause of a fire that gutted the interior of Little Cane Creek Church of God on July 6, but that...
Posted On 07 Jul 2016

Ex-Corbin Fire Chief Gary Price dies over weekend at 63

Former Corbin Fire Chief Gary Price will be laid to rest today. The 33-year-veteran firefighter, who retired from the department in August 2008, died Saturday at the age of 63. “He loved the fire department,” said Battalion Chief Aric Young, who started at the department in 1997...

Woman rescued from burning home by firefighters, EMS workers

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Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Forest fire burns near Williamsburg

Goldbug and Emlyn volunteer firefighters and the Kentucky Division of Forestry spent several hours Monday afternoon battling a brush fire/forest fire in the Beck’s Creek area of Whitley County. Goldbug Volunteer Fire Chief Brandon Woods said the fire was reported around noon...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016

Man suffers smoke inhalation during fire

A Wofford man was transported to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of smoke inhalation following a structure fire early Friday afternoon. The fire was reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. at a residence across the street from Wofford Baptist Church. “It appears right now that...
Posted On 25 Mar 2016