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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. About 10:30 p.m., deputies Jonas Saunders and Joe Prewitt...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017

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 bi...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017

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. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017

Public’s help needed to find missing Corbin girl

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. She was last seen near the Corbin Wal-Mart wearing a...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

No arrest so far in apparent strangulation death of three people 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 family members were strangled to death, according to Whitley County Sheriff...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017

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

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 Rockholds community. Joshua Lee Woods, 37, was driving a maroon pickup truck when he failed to...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017

W’burg woman arrested for indecent exposure, 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...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

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,...
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

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

A Knoxville man has died from injuries sustained when his automobile struck a house in Emlyn on Aug. 3. Officials with the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department stated Thursday afternoon that 63-year-old Mark Chambers died Tuesday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center....
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Homeowner holds intruder at gunpoint until sheriff’s deputies arrive

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 assistance of three Corbin police officers responded to the residence where Gabrielle Malay...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017