Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Investigation continues into thefts from vehicles in Corbin area

Area law enforcement is continuing to investigate a series of vehicle break-ins in Corbin and northern Whitley County. Reports of the incidents have been called in to Corbin Police, Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and Constable Ron “Bubba” Bowling. Corbin Police Lt. Coy...

Case against pipe bomb suspected sent to grand jury

A Williamsburg man, who Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies discovered with two pipe bombs at his residence on Dec. 15 along with suspected methamphetamine and Suboxone, will continue being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond. You need to...
Posted On 26 Dec 2019

15th Annual WPD Shop with a Cop helps 150 children

One would be hard pressed to say who got more pleasure out of the 15th Annual Williamsburg Police Department Shop with a Cop event Thursday evening at Walmart. Was it the nearly 150 less fortunate children, who each got $100 shopping sprees, or was it the 30 or so police officers...
Posted On 24 Dec 2019

Criminal justice students, area law enforcement join forces in ‘Operation Joy’

Twenty area law enforcement officers and 80 high school students studying to go into the law enforcement profession teamed up Tuesday to help 68 area families have a merrier Christmas. The fifth annual Operation Joy, organized by the criminal justice students at the Corbin Area...

Update: Driver, one pedestrian identified from Thursday accident

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Two pedestrians flown out after being hit by truck near W’burg Walmart

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 19 Dec 2019

Whitley Co. Sheriff issues November activity report

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has reported its activity for the month of November. During November, deputies answered 991 complaints, and investigated 28 vehicle collisions. In addition, deputies investigated 34 new criminal cases and made 114 criminal arrests. For the...
Posted On 18 Dec 2019

Deputies recover two pipes Sunday evening, arrest one

A Kentucky State Police bomb technician had to be called to the scene to disarm two pipe bombs found late Sunday evening at a Williamsburg home, and a man is now behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center in connection with the case. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason...
Posted On 18 Dec 2019

Brown arrested after vehicle chase in two states

A Williamsburg man allegedly lead police on a vehicle chase from Kentucky into Tennessee and then back into Kentucky late Sunday evening that ended shortly after a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy used spike strips to disable the man’s vehicle. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Whitley Co. Sheriff’s deputies recover over one pound of suspected meth

A police investigation late Friday evening in eastern Whitley County lead to the seizure of one pound and six ounces of suspected methamphetamine and the arrest of two people on drug trafficking charges at a residence, and a police vehicle pursuit nearby. The investigation...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019