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Community leaders receive COVID-19 vaccine to encourage others to take it

Whitley County community leaders were among the 41 individuals who received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 Tuesday at the Whitley County Health Department. The health department received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine on Monday. Whitley County...

Whitley County officials face uncertain budget

Whitley County Judge-executive Pat White, Jr. said it remains up in the air how much the economic slowdown due to the COVID–19 pandemic will affect the upcoming fiscal year budget. “There are a lot of unknowns,” White said. The annual budget ranges between $11 million and $15...

Rogers meets with local leaders on flood control

CORBIN, Ky – U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) convened a meeting Friday in Corbin to discuss flood control successes and necessary improvements with local leaders who serve communities along the Cumberland River. In February several counties in...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020
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Update: Judge-Executive lifts outdoor burning ban

Update: At 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. lifted a red flag warning that he issued on Sept. 16, which banned all outdoor burning in Whitley County. A burning ban for all Daniel Boone National Forest land, which was issued Friday, remains...
Posted On 16 Sep 2019

Whitley Judge-Executive gives ‘State of the County’ update to Corbin Rotary Club

Whitley County Judge-executive Pat White, Jr. came to the Corbin Rotary Club meeting Thursday where he discussed the state of the county and provided an update on what is happening in county government. White said the county would be among the 38 counties on the Tennessee boarder...

White appointed to Ky. Coal & Mineral County Coalition

The Kentucky Coal & Mineral County Coalition, which is headquartered in Frankfort, recently held its annual election of officers and directors at the November 2018 quarterly board meeting, and unanimously elected Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. to the board of...
Posted On 28 Nov 2018

Time capsule set to be opened on May 25, 2068

How much will a book of Forever Stamps be worth 50 years from now? Of course this is assuming that the U.S. Postal Service is still in existence then. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not...
Posted On 30 May 2018

Copperhead Trail project discussed at chamber luncheon

People, who ride expensive motorcycles and like to take weekend trips to ride motorcycle trails, frequently have a lot of discretionary income. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. told members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon during its...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017