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Whitley Co. gets new alert system

If a tornado is spotted in Whitley County, or flash flooding has closed a road, Whitley County leaders now have the means to inform the public directly about it. The Whitley County Fiscal Court unanimously approved a contract with Reach Alert for a notification system during its...

Outdoor burning ban in effect for Whitley County

An outdoor burning ban has been issued in Whitley County. Judge-Executive Pat White, Jr. signed the executive order instituting the red flag warning effective at 10 a.m. Thursday. “This prohibition is in effect until the executive order has been rescinded by public notice,” the...

Fiscal Court approves leasing ordinance

The Whitley County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to approve the second reading of an ordinance regarding the lease to purchase the sanitation department property at Happy Hollow Road in Williamsburg during its Feb. 16 meeting. The first reading of the lease was on Jan. 18. The...

Officials urge caution, but say most major Whitley Co. roads are now navigable

Local officials said Tuesday that the area has rebounded from the ice and snow that blanketed the area beginning Monday. 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

State Treasurer: Over $2 million in unclaimed property returned to Whitley County

So what happens to the items in a safety deposit box when someone dies, but has no heirs or the heirs can’t be found? What happens when somebody is due a tax refund, but the state can’t locate that person? What happens when somebody moves and has a bank account that they forgot...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019

Whitley Judge-Executive, Ossoli Club pledge support to Senior Citizens Center

It’s been a good week for the Corbin Senior Citizens Center. Just a month ago, the center was looking at about a $15,000 shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year, which would mean a reduction in the number of days it would be open, and meals it could serve those who utilize the...

Williamsburg Masonic Lodge 490 donates bikes for attendance awards

The Williamsburg Lodge No. 490, Free and Accepted Masons, recently donated two bicycles to the Whitley County Central Primary school to be used as attendance incentives. The bikes will be on display until the end of the school year when they will be given to two students chosen...

Whitley Judge-Executive talks to chamber about county’s bicentennial celebration; excited for the future

Whitley County has a rich, storied history, and the future doesn’t look so bad either. That was the message Tuesday from Pat White Jr., the county’s Judge-Executive, who was the featured speaker at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. It was a...