Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo

Whitley County flooding forces at least 10 water rescues

First responders had a busy couple of days, particularly in southern Whitley County Sunday afternoon and Monday, rescuing individuals trapped either inside residences by high water or in vehicles that had become stuck in high water. Photos by Whitley County Emergency Management...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021

Leaking 30-gallon container blamed for Thursday tractor trailer chemical leak in Williamsburg

A leaking 30-gallon container of Ridorust Preventor was the cause of a chemical leak in a Old Dominion tractor trailer Thursday evening in Williamsburg according to the Williamsburg Fire Department. The chemical is a corrosive, acidic, organic propanetricarboxylic acid, said...
Posted On 07 Aug 2020

Police officers, emergency management director save woman trapped in burning home

A pair of Williamsburg police officers and Whitley County’s emergency management director are being credited with saving an Emlyn woman’s life after was she trapped inside a burning house early Tuesday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019