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Judge loosens bond restrictions for suspect in murder case

A Williamsburg woman, who is charged with murder and other offenses in connection with a July traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman, got her bond conditions loosened slightly Monday. During a court hearing Monday afternoon, Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017

Corbin woman charged with murder

A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty in the murder of her boyfriend and is scheduled to Knox District Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case should be presented to the grand jury. Fifty-four-year-old Debra Poore was arraigned Monday on one count of...

Defendant in vehicular homicide case looking for new lawyer

A Williamsburg woman, who is charged with murder and other offenses in connection with a July traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman, is now looking for a new attorney. During a court hearing Monday afternoon, Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou granted a motion...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

Judge denies change of venue motion in Childress murder case

A Whitley Circuit Judge has overruled a motion at least for the time being to move a well-publicized murder trial to McCreary County or in the alternative to have the jury sequestered during the trial. “We have to at least try to get a jury” seated in Whitley County, Judge Dan...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

Courtney Taylor transferred to state prison because of medical issues

A Williamsburg woman, who told police that she shot her husband on Jan. 13 because he had spent the majority of a cash settlement she received last year and who allegedly shot her two daughters because she didn’t want them growing up without a mother and feeling unloved like she...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Taylor pleads not guilty to murder; $1 million cash bond set

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her two teenage daughters and her husband on Jan. 13, pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder Friday, and two counts of criminal attempt to commit the murder of a police officer. Courtney Taylor’s attorney, public advocate...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Courtney Taylor released from hospital, booked at jail

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children. A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot her husband and two children while they slept on Jan. 13, was released from the University of Kentucky Medical Center about 11:30 a.m....
Posted On 25 Jan 2017

Courtney Taylor charged with three counts of murder in her family’s killing

Investigators wrapped up there work late Saturday morning into a triple shooting near Savoy that left three people dead. A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her husband and her two children Friday before being shot twice by a Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy,...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Taylor family’s pastor tries to come to grips with awful tragedy

Two days after three founding members of Grace Christian Fellowship church were killed in their own home, pastor Gerald Mullins spoke to a nearly packed house. “We had a real moving service Sunday. We had a large crowd and a lot of folks who were hurt and grieving. At a...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Childress murder trial delayed until March 21

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at the VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation. A Whitley Circuit Judge agreed Monday morning to postponed the January trial of a Williamsburg man, who allegedly ran over...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016