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Bomb threat causes W’burg Walmart evacuation Thursday night

A Thursday evening bomb threat caused the evacuation of the Williamsburg Walmart, but no explosive device was found in the facility, according to a Williamsburg Police Department release. About 9:23 p.m., Whitley County E-911 notified police about the bomb threat. “A preliminary...
Posted On 04 Jun 2021

West Virginia man arrested for allegedly stalking Corbin area teen

A West Virginia man is facing stalking and other charges after being arrested outside a Corbin area apartment complex Sunday evening for allegedly trying to lure a local juvenile girl from her residence. Kentucky State Police Trooper Drew Wilson arrested Brian Ash, 21, of Saint...
Posted On 31 May 2021

One struck in head with lawn statue, other shot in stomach during altercation

One person involved in a Wednesday evening altercation in far southern Whitley County allegedly got bashed in the head with a lawn decoration, and the other got shot in the abdomen, according to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Corbin woman arrested for reckless homicide, DUI

A Corbin woman is facing homicide and DUI charges following a fatal crash in Clay County Wednesday afternoon. About 4:20 p.m., Kentucky State Police were notified by Clay County 911 about a single vehicle injury accident on KY 149 in the Manchester area of Clay County, which...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Driver, passenger deny knowing about bag of suspected heroin inside vehicle

A recent routine traffic stop of a car resulted in the discovery of a bag with suspected heroin inside it, but neither the driver nor the passenger claimed to know anything about it. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered not guilty pleas during Thursday afternoon’s...
Posted On 21 May 2021

Corbin man tells trooper he wasn’t running, ‘just having fun’

A Corbin man whom police say was intoxicated when he led them on a chase north on Cumberland Falls Hwy., and reached speeds in excess of 100 mph, Wednesday night denied that he was attempting to elude police. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

Police execute pair of search warrants at W’burg motels/hotels

Separate investigations by local law enforcement agencies resulted in a pair of search warrants being executed at Williamsburg hotels/motels Saturday and Sunday and the arrest of five people total in conjunction with those investigations. Read this story and more for just $.99...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021

Kentucky State Police selling Trooper Bears for Easter

Kentucky State Police are offering the public the opportunity to add a trooper teddy bear to Easter baskets across the commonwealth. The sale of the bears, which will benefit the Trooper Teddy Project, will run through Sunday. The Trooper Teddy Project provides teddy bears to...

Williamsburg man charged with sexual abuse of 6-year-old

A Williamsburg man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing a 6-year-old relative. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

One dead, two injured after carbon monoxide poisoning

One person is dead and two were taken to the hospital, including a juvenile, after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning Tuesday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us