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Corbin man arrested after colliding with storage unit

Courtesy photo Corbin Police say a London man was under the influence of alcohol when he ran his pickup truck into a storage unit near the intersection of 18th and Main Street early Saturday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

Whitley County Detention Center and Fiscal Court named defendants in Civil Rights Action

The Whitley County Detention Center, the Whitley County Fiscal Court and various other individuals were named as defendants in a Civil Rights Action filed in the U.S. District Court.  Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

Court to decide Open Records Act appeal

The court will now decide whether the Whitley County Detention Center fulfilled its obligations under the Kentucky Open Records Act. The Whitley County Detention Center has appealed the Attorney General’s decision stating that it was in violation of the Kentucky Open Records Act...

AG finds Whitley Co. Detention Center in violation of Open Records Act

The Whitley County Detention Center was found to be in violation of the Kentucky Open Records Act when it failed to respond in writing to a request for records, denied portions of the request without explanation, and delayed providing records beyond the statutory response period...

Arrested again within four hours of release

Within four hours of their release from the Whitley County Detention Center Monday morning, a Florida couple, who had initially been charged with burglarizing storage units and vehicles in Williamsburg, was back in custody accused of burglarizing a residence near the jail. Read...

COVID-19 vaccinations will soon expand to jail inmates, homeless

The Whitley County Health Department is planning to switch the primary COVID-19 vaccine that it uses in a few weeks to one that requires only a single dose rather than two, and it is hoping to expand the vaccination program to lesser served groups after it does so. So far, the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021

Jail being sued for negligence

A Williamsburg man has filed a federal lawsuit against the Whitley County Detention Center, the Whitley County Fiscal Court, Jailer Brian Lawson, and Deputy Jailer Austin Philpot, and other unknown deputy jailers claiming that he was subjected to physical abuse and...

Woman, who hid drugs inside a body cavity, still incarcerated over a week later

A Williamsburg woman remains incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center where she was recently caught with drugs hidden inside a body cavity while she was being booked into the facility. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021

Corbin woman arrested after alleged assault, victim reports broken collarbone

A Corbin woman was recently arrested after a complaint warrant was issued following an assault that left the victim with a broken collarbone and abrasions in various places on their body. Ivy Palmer, 46, was arrested by Corbin Police Department Patrolman Lonnie Sawyers on Jan. 28...

Search warrant leads to drug arrest

A Williamsburg man was arrested on multiple drug charges recently after Whitley County sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at the subject’s residence. Carl R. Person, photo from Laurel County Jail Tracker Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...