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Browning Acres Road crash kills Laurel County man

Funeral services are set for Wednesday, Oct. 9, for a Laurel County man, who died Friday evening following a single vehicle crash on Browning Acres Road (Highway 2989) near Immanuel Baptist Church. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Perry W. Farris, 46, of Keavy, dead...
Posted On 05 Oct 2019

Early morning fatal fire victims tentatively identified

No foul play is suspected in the fire-related deaths of a southern Whitley County husband and wife, who were found dead inside their home early Friday morning. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said that authorities are still in the process of positively identifying the victims,...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019

Update: Death investigation now classified as a homicide case

The death of a Williamsburg man, whose body was found inside a building near the Tennessee state line late Monday morning, has now been ruled a homicide. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Billy Ray Lawson, 45, dead at 12:22 p.m. Monday from multiple sharp force...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019

Victim identified in Monday death investigation

A Williamsburg man, who was found dead inside a building only a few hundred yards from the Tennessee state line, has been identified but so far police are releasing few other details about the case. The victim has officially been identified as Billy Ray Lawson, 45, of...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019

W’burg man killed in fatal ATV crash early Sunday morning

One brother was killed, and a second brother critically injured following an ATV crash early Sunday morning near Red Bird Road. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Matthew White, 20, of Williamsburg, dead shortly after 4 a.m. from multiple injuries to the head and...
Posted On 06 May 2018

Corbin man arrested for murder, burglary in Wednesday double shooting

A Corbin man is now behind bars charged with murder in connection with a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. About 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Kentucky State Police...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017