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Williamsburg man charged with punching Whitley Co. deputy

What began as the third call of the night Tuesday for Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies to deal with a domestic dispute at a residence on U.S. 25W north of Williamsburg, ended with a man being arrested for assaulting one of the deputies. Read this story and more for just $.99...

Whitley Co. Sheriff reports busy month of May

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of May. During the month, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,021 calls for service and responded to 35 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also opened 49 new cases, and it made 85 criminal arrests in May. “We...
Posted On 03 Jul 2021

Williamsburg man charged with strangulation and assault

A Williamsburg man was arrested on charges of first-degree strangulation and fourth-degree assault (child abuse) after police received a call about domestic violence on Newman Campbell Road.  Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...

Police chase ends when motorcycle runs out of gas

A Williamsburg man remains incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center following a recent motorcycle pursuit with police that ended after his vehicle ran out of gas, according to court documents and jail records. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021

Sheriff’s deputies seize 80 grams of methamphetamine

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies seized 80 grams of methamphetamine while conducting a recent investigation. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Jun 2021

Woman accused of almost running over three police officers

A Corbin woman is now behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center accused of nearly striking two Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies and a constable last month with her vehicle. She is also accused of causing serious injury to a woman, who was standing alongside the road...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021

Bomb threat causes W’burg Walmart evacuation Thursday night

A Thursday evening bomb threat caused the evacuation of the Williamsburg Walmart, but no explosive device was found in the facility, according to a Williamsburg Police Department release. About 9:23 p.m., Whitley County E-911 notified police about the bomb threat. “A preliminary...
Posted On 04 Jun 2021

Whitley County Sheriff gets clean audit report

Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley got a clean financial bill of health in a recent audit by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon’s Office regarding the 2019 taxes. “The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance. The auditor also noted no matters involving internal control over...
Posted On 03 Jun 2021

One struck in head with lawn statue, other shot in stomach during altercation

One person involved in a Wednesday evening altercation in far southern Whitley County allegedly got bashed in the head with a lawn decoration, and the other got shot in the abdomen, according to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Speed, alcohol blamed as factors in fatal Rockholds crash

A Rockholds man was less than one mile from his home when he was killed in a fatal crash early Wednesday evening. “Speed and alcohol were definitely a factor,” said Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonas Saunders, who was the investigating officer. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 27 May 2021