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Unemployment rate rises locally, across the state

Unemployment rates rose in 76 Kentucky counties between October 2017 and October 2018, including Whitley, Laurel and McCreary counties, fell in 34, including Knox and Bell counties, and stayed the same in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Nearly 36 percent of voters cast ballots in Whitley County

Nearly 36 percent of Whitley County voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Statutory rape suspect arrested at teen party

A Corbin man wanted in Whitley County on a rape charge, was arrested Saturday night when Knox deputies were called to a complaint of a loud party. Cole Blankenship, 19, was arrested on the Whitley County warrant charging him with second-degree rape of an individual mentally...

Unemployment rate drops locally, across most of state

Unemployment rates fell in 90 Kentucky counties between September 2017 and September 2018 – including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties – rose in 23, and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Corbin man arrested on sodomy, incest, sexual abuse charges

A Corbin man indicted Monday on charges of sodomy, incest and sexual abuse, was arrested Wednesday after appearing in Whitley District Court on an unrelated matter. Corbin Police arrested Joshua Jones, 38, on a warrant stemming from the indictment, while he was appearing in court...

Absentee voting underway in Whitley County

If you are going to be out of town on Election Day but you still want to vote, then you are in luck. Absentee voting has begun in Whitley County and will continue through Nov. 5, the day before Election Day. However, be sure to check both sides of your ballot to make sure you...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018

Unemployment rate drops across region, state

Unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between August 2017 and August 2018, rose in Owen, Monroe and Metcalfe counties, and stayed the same in Nelson and Lyon counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

Tri-County Cineplex hosting ‘Survivor’ premiere event featuring local contestant

Local fans of the television show, “Survivor” will have the opportunity to watch tonight’s premier with one of the contestants in a theater setting, complete with popcorn and drinks. Tri-County Cineplex in Corbin will host a meet and greet with Nick Wilson, the Williamsburg...

I-75 lane closures planned Wednesday, Thursday in Whitley County

If you are planning to travel north on I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday, Sept. 12, or south on I-75 Thursday, Sept. 13, then you might want to allow a little extra travel time due to planned lane restrictions those days. On Wednesday, northbound traffic at mile point 27.9 (Lynn...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018

Whitley County selected for traffic study

The Kentucky Transportation Center’s Technology Transfer Program at the University of Kentucky has selected Whitley County as one of the focus counties for the Safety Circuit Rider Program. The program’s goal is to reduce the frequency and severity of roadway crashes by providing...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018