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Wrecks, traffic jams continue to snarl traffic throughout Whitley County

Law enforcement and emergency personnel across the tri-county area are dealing with numerous traffic crashes, including one fatality, as motorists deal with snow that blanketed the area. The fatality occurred on northbound Interstate 75 at the 28-mile marker. No details have been...

‘Golden Alert’ issued for missing Rockholds teen

Law enforcement and emergency personnel in Whitley County are searching the Rockholds community for a runaway teen girl. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the 16-year-old was last seen at her home on Underwood Cemetery Road, off of Ky. 26, at...

Latest suspicious structure fire within a mile of Rockholds fire station

Rockholds and Woodbine firefighters were called out Monday morning to battle a suspicious structure fire just a short distance from the Rockholds fire station. Rockholds Fire Chief Charles Walker said the fire that destroyed the abandoned house on Golden Street off of Ky. 3423,...

Rockholds, Woodbine firefighters battle another suspicious fire

Rockholds and Woodbine firefighters spent more than two hours last Thursday battling two structure fires in one location, and while arson is suspected, they do not believe it is connected to a series of recent suspicious fires. Firefighters were called to the scene at 3925...

Countywide effort stops fire at W’burg scrapyard Thursday

Nearly 60 firefighters spent more than seven hours battling a fire that tore through a pile of scrap aluminum at Eastern Kentucky Recycling in Williamsburg Thursday. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said firefighters were paged to the scene at 300 Savoy Clear Creek Road at...

Rockholds man extricated, airlifted following Friday crash

A Rockholds man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle wreck on New Zion Church Road Friday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies identified the man as Ralph Jones, 51. Jones was reportedly...