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Unemployment rate drops in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between July 2021 and August 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 02 Oct 2021

Seth Reeves taking on Cathy Prewitt for district judge’s job

There will be at least one contested race on next year’s election ballot in Whitley and McCreary counties. 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
Posted On 29 Sep 2021

Whitley County remains near top of state in COVID-19 incidence rate

Whitley County remained near the top of Kentucky’s 120 counties in COVID–19 incidence rate Tuesday at 190.7. Only Rockcastle County, with a rate of 196.8, was higher. Powell County at 187.3, Harlan County at 174.1 and Monroe County at 173 rounded out the top five. Clinton County...

Unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between June 2021 and July 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 04 Sep 2021

Unemployment rates increase in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between May 2021 and June 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021

Photo Gallery: Copperhead Trail Ride

Over 50 motorcycles turned out Saturday for the annual Copperhead Trail Ride. Copperhead Trail is a 60-mile route through portions of scenic Whitley and McCreary counties featuring more than 300 turns. This year’s ride was in memory of John ‘Papa J’ Shupe. Below, Steve...
Posted On 28 Jul 2021

Free Copperhead Trail Ride Saturday, July 24

If you are a motorcycle rider, who enjoys group rides with lots of turns, then you may want to head down to Williamsburg Saturday (July 24) morning for the free Fourth-Annual Copperhead Trail Ride. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, and the 60-mile ride will start...
Posted On 22 Jul 2021

Unemployment rates increase in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between April 2021 and May 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 17 Jul 2021

Yamacraw Trail 20k run drew 147 runners in McCreary County

The Yamacraw Trail 20K race traverses the Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area in McCreary County, Kentucky. This year’s race took place on May 22nd when 147 total runners were treated to some of the most beautiful trails in...
Posted On 19 Jun 2021

April unemployment rates drop in Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Bell counties between March  2021 and April 2021, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County Whitley County’s...
Posted On 05 Jun 2021