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Three new Corbin City Commissioners elected

The Corbin City Commission was assured of having two new commissioners and now will have three as Trent Knuckles, David Grigsby Hart and Andrew Pennington finished among the top four Tuesday night along with incumbent Ed Tye. I feel good about it,” Tye said of winning another...

Regina Bunch wins re-election by large margin

Republican State Representative Regina Bunch will be returning to Frankfort in January and it will be as part of the new Republican majority in the State House of Representatives. Bunch, who was seeking her second third term in the seat, handily defeated democratic challenger...

Over 50 percent of voters go to polls in Whitley County

Over half of Whitley County’s registered voters went to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots in the presidential race. Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz said voter turnout was 51.84 percent, which exceeded her prediction of a 48 percent turnout. “That was very...
Posted On 09 Nov 2016

Caddell, Steely elected to W’burg school board

Two local school boards will be getting new members next year. During Tuesday’s General Election, Williamsburg voters and Corbin voters each elected one new school board member. Williamsburg voters gave the nod to incumbent Allan Steely and newcomer Jason Caddell, who is the...
Posted On 09 Nov 2016

Turnout expected to be high in Tuesday election

Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz is predicting a 48 percent voter turnout during next Tuesday’s General Election. “It is the topic of every conversation it seems like. It ends up being the topic with our customers. There are some interesting comments. It seems to be...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

Whitley County school district getting its own app

The Whitley County school district will be getting its own app that will be available in the app store on i-Tunes. During the Whitley County Board of Education’s special called meeting Thursday, the board approved a $5,000 contract with Schoolpointe to completely redesign...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016

Murder indictment returned in case of fatal accident

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Williamsburg woman for murder and other offenses in connection with a summer traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman and injured her husband. On Friday, the grand jury indicted Sonia Askins, 47, charging her with...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

Portion of Poplar Creek Road being relocated

What do you do when you have a section of road with reoccurring slides and none of the repairs you make solve the problem? Move the road. This is the solution that the Whitley County Fiscal Court has come up for a slide problem at mile point 1.873 on Poplar Creek Road, which is...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

Failure to register as sex offender charge dropped

Prosecutors agreed to dismiss a failure to comply with sex offender registration charge against a Williamsburg man Monday afternoon. Kentucky State Police Trooper Dackery Larkey arrested Joshua M. Moolhuizen, 37, of Williamsburg, on Sept. 15 in connection with a May 18 arrest...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

Friday afternoon blaze destroys Wolf Creek Road home

A Wolf Creek Road home was completely destroyed Friday afternoon despite the best efforts of about 20 firefighters from four volunteer fire departments. The fire at 3359 Wolf Creek Road was first reported to authorities about 2 p.m. Friday. “We had flames coming through the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016