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Whitley County Fiscal Court gets clean bill of financial health

The Whitley County Fiscal Court has gotten a clean financial bill of health in regards its financial statement for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2017. Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon made the report of the audit of the Whitley County Fiscal Court...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Whitley County seeking grant to purchase submersible ROV

The Whitley County Fiscal Court took the first step in the process to acquire a remotely operated submersible vehicle to aid in search and recovery efforts. At last Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the fiscal court, the magistrates unanimously approved a resolution...

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...

Area schools receiving coal severance funds

Whitley County’s three school systems will each receive $10,000 in coal severance funds. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Whitley County Fiscal Court the magistrates approved a resolution authorizing and transferring the coal severance funds to Corbin, Whitley County and...

Tackett Creek Road, Log Cabin Road undergoing safety study

The Whitley County Fiscal Court with some help from the University of Kentucky will be studying two Whitley County roadways in an effort to find ways to make them safer. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Dec 2017

Whitley Co. Fiscal Court files 17 small claims lawsuits to collect delinquent payroll raxes

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is hoping to collect nearly $10,000 in delinquent payroll taxes from 17 people or businesses that it recently filed small claims lawsuits against. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 01 Nov 2017

Four-year-old honored for making 911 call to help her mother

The Whitley County Fiscal Court honored four-year-old Kimberly Behnen recently for calling 911 during a family emergency last month. During its Oct. 17 monthly meeting, the fiscal court recognized Behnen with a Outstanding Hero plaque of recognition. “We have a very, very special...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

Whitley County Fiscal Court suing wholesale drug distributors over prescription drug problem

Between 2013 and the middle of 2017, more than 21 million doses of prescription opioids, including hydrocodone, oxycodone, tramadol and oxymorphone, were dispensed in Whitley County, which has a population of about 36,000 people. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 20 Sep 2017

Whitley Co. Fiscal Court gets $115,067 grant to upgrade 911 center

A new $115,067 state grant will enable the Whitley County E911 Center to modernize some of its radio equipment. “Basically, our stuff is outdated,” E911 Director Jason Wilson said. The office of 82nd Rep. Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg, announced late Thursday afternoon that both...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017

State funds will ultimately cover recent road paving costs, fiscal court says

During a special meeting Friday afternoon, Whitley County Fiscal Court voted to borrow $208,000 in order to pay for a paving project so they can get $208,000 in funding from the state to repay the loan. “There has been a change in policy over the last year or two in the way the...
Posted On 30 May 2017
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