Fight complaint leads deputies to meth arrest

A fight complaint near an eastern Whitley County store late Monday evening, resulted in the arrest of four people by Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies, including one, who was charged with trafficking methamphetamine. Whitley County Sheriff's deputies recovered methamphetamine and other drugs after responding to a fight complaint late Monday. About 10:30 p.m., deputies [...]

Online property tax payments are now possible in Whitley County

If you own land in Whitley County and haven’t gotten a 2017 property tax bill, that doesn’t excuse you from paying your taxes. “It is their duty to pay the taxes on the property. If they don’t receive a bill, it is their duty to call us or the PVA and find out what their [...]

Investigation continues, but no arrests yet in Deep Branch Road triple murder case

So far there have been no arrests made in connection with the killing of three people at an eastern Whitley County residence nearly three weeks ago, but police feel they are making progress in the investigation.

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Public’s help needed to find missing Corbin girl

Taylor J. McVey, 16, was last seen near the Corbin Wal-Mart on Sept. 15. The family of a missing Corbin teenager is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate her. Taylor J. McVey, 16, of Collins Lane, has been missing since Sept. 15. She is about 5’2” and weighs approximately 110 pounds. [...]

No arrest so far in apparent strangulation death of three people on Deep Branch Road

Whitley County Sheriff's deputies and the Whitley County Coroner's office are investigating a triple homicide on Deep Branch Road. So far no arrests have been made in the killing of three people, whose bodies were found on Deep Branch Road about eight miles east of Williamsburg late Wednesday afternoon. Authorities believe the three [...]

Rockholds man facing DUI, reckless homicide charge after fatal Sunday morning crash

This truck rolled over multiple times after it crashed early Sunday morning. The crash claimed the life of a Rockholds woman. A Rockholds man is behind bars facing DUI and homicide related charges after a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning. The wreck happened about 2 a.m. on Flat Creek Road in the [...]

W’burg woman arrested for indecent exposure, public intoxication

Kimberly Lawson is charged with indecent exposure and public intoxication. A Williamsburg woman is behind bars after allegedly walking around outside naked and then trying to run from police late Thursday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hensley charged Kimberly R. Lawson, 34, of Mt. Morgan Road, with indecent exposure, public intoxication, second-degree [...]

Tennessee woman returned to Ky. to answer charge of animal torture

A Tennessee woman, who allegedly shot a dog during a 2015 burglary attempt in Whitley County, has been returned to Kentucky to answer her charges. On Aug. 9, Whitley County Sheriff’s Department Court Security Officer Donnie Witt Jr. transported Dena Brooke Baird, 28, of Duff, Tennessee, to the Whitley County Detention Center where she is [...]

Vehicles strike two homes in less than 10 hours, sheriff says

This car accidentally struck a house next to the Emlyn Post Office late Thursday afternoon. Less than 10 hours later, sheriff's deputies investigated an unconnected incident in Rockholds where a different vehicle intentionally struck a house. A Knoxville man has died from injuries sustained when his automobile struck a house in Emlyn on Aug. 3. [...]

Homeowner holds intruder at gunpoint until sheriff’s deputies arrive

Gabrielle Malay was held at gunpoint early Sunday morning after allegedly trying to break into a home, according to the Whitley County Sheriff's Department. A Bacon Creek Road homeowner held a female intruder at gunpoint until police arrived early Sunday morning. About 12:30 a.m., officers from the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department with the [...]