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Senator Mitch McConnell visits Corbin to discuss U.S. 25W project

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. was in Corbin Tuesday morning to officially announce the $15.05 million BUILD (Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development) Grant to fund the upgrades to the portion of U.S. 25W off of Exit 25. “This is a big day,” said...

Corbin to receive $15 million grant to fund planned improvements to Cumberland Falls Hwy.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, announced that the City of Corbin has been awarded $15.05 million in grant money to fund the planned improvements of Cumberland Falls Hwy. between the Corbin bypass and Fifth Street. The money was awarded from the U.S. Department...

Tennessee man arrested for trespassing in parked vehicle

Williamsburg Police arrested a Tennessee man Sunday morning after he was found trespassing in a vehicle parked along U.S. 25W. Officer Greg Rhoades and Trevor Teague arrested Timothy Lloyd, 45, of Crossville after responding to the complaint near Exit 15. Officers were called to...

W’burg woman dies while en route to hospital following crash

A Williamsburg woman died Saturday from injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 25W north of Williamsburg. Kentucky State Police identified the victim as Leah M Byrns, 41. Kentucky State Police stated that the wreck occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. near the...

U.S. 25W closed north of Jellico

U.S. 25W north of Jellico is closed due to high water. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the water is over the road near the one-mile marker. “You will have to go I-75 just to be safe,” Moses said when asked if there was an alternate route motorists...

One person injured when dump truck hits SUV

On person was taken to the hospital Friday morning after a dump truck struck an SUV on U.S. 25W in north Corbin. The wreck occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 25W and Magnolia Lane just north of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Officials said the dump truck,...

Whitley Sheriff’s deputy involved in Monday crash

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a wreck on U.S. 25W in the Canadatown area Monday morning that resulted in a 6-year-old being airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Sheriff Colan Harrell said Deputy Todd Shelley was driving the department’s...

One person killed in Monday wreck on U.S. 25W

UPDATE: The person killed in a wreck Monday afternoon has been identified as 28-year-old Kyle Stoerger of Corbin. One person died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 25W in Whitley County. The driver, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the...

Road work at intersection of U.S. 25E/W scheduled to be completed Nov. 17

Officials with the Kentucky Department of Transportation say road work at the intersection of U.S. 25E and U.S. 25W should be completed by Nov. 17. Officials said work to replace the concrete on U.S. 25 on both approaches to the intersection will continue during day and nighttime...