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Emergency medical helicopters fly out two people Thursday

Patterson Creek Volunteer firefighters were busy Thursday afternoon setting up an emergency landing zone for not one, but two emergency medical helicopters in connection with separate incidents. Patterson Creek firefighters began setting up the emergency landing zone about 2:30...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018

Corbin firefighters use rope rescue to lift injured man

Corbin firefighters were able to put recent rope rescue training and the city’s ladder truck to good use Wednesday morning after a homeless man, who was apparently living under the Center Street Bridge, suffered some type of injury. “We actually have been training pretty heavily...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Corbin woman in critical condition after being struck by SUV

A Corbin woman is in critical condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after she was struck by an SUV on the Corbin bypass Sunday night. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said Tina Mullins, 47, was walking on the roadway near...

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...

Motorcycle strikes SUV Monday

An Indiana man had to be transported to the hospital early Monday afternoon after his motorcycle struck an SUV near Exit 11 in Williamsburg. Williamsburg Police Officer Greg Rhoades said that Michael Cross, 47, of Frankfort, Indiana, was travelling on Ky. 92 about 12:30 p.m. on a...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

One airlifted following motorcycle wreck on I-75

A Bowling Green man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Monday after suffering severe burns in a motorcycle wreck on Interstate 75 in Whitley County. Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene near the 27-mile marker just after 11 a.m....

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...

Allergies blamed for serious accident Thursday near Cumberland Falls

Allergies are being blamed for a single vehicle accident late Thursday afternoon near Cumberland Falls that resulted in a McCreary County man being flown out by emergency medical helicopter. The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. at the dry land bridge, which is located about four...
Posted On 03 May 2018

Incendiary device set off outside Tractor Supply; W’burg police have suspect in the case

Williamsburg police say they have one suspect so far regarding an incendiary device that was set off outside Tractor Supply early Friday morning, and think the motive for the attack was probably retaliation. Fortunately the store wasn’t damaged and the fire was quickly...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018

Coal severance funds going towards the purchase of new Whitley ambulance

Whitley County EMS will be getting a new ambulance thanks to coal severance money. The Whitley County Fiscal Court approved a resolution to transfer $74,000 in coal severance funds to Whitley County EMS. Amber Owens, the Director of County Projects for the Whitley County Fiscal...
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