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Knox-Whitley Humane Association needs kitten, puppy food

With spring coming, the Knox-Whitley Humane Association is preparing for the influx of stray kittens. To help with that, the shelter that serves Clay, Knox, Whitley and McCreary counties is seeking donations of kitten and puppy food. “We are always in need of it,” said Mary-Ann...

Whitley County could face record flooding

With the ground saturated and anywhere from three to ten inches of rain in the forecast, Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses is advising residents to be cautious of potential flooding. “If we get all of that rain, we are probably going get one of the bigger...

Whitley County getting $14,521 in additional coal severance funding

Gov. Matt Bevin and the Department for Local Government (DLG) announced Thursday the return of more than $1.3 million to the Single County Coal Severance accounts in 27 Eastern Kentucky counties, including: $14,521.71 for Whitley County, $19,312.20 for Knox County, $7,194.09 for...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019

Search for missing Tennessee girl focuses on Whitley County, Corbin

Tennessee officials are focusing on Whitley County and Corbin in their search for a missing teen after her cell phone’s GPS indicated it was in the area. According to WVLT News in Knoxville, Savannah Leigh Pruitt, 14, has been missing from her Madisonville home since Jan. 13....
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Tri-county unemployment rate falls

Unemployment rates fell in 69 Kentucky counties between December 2017 and December 2018, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in 38, and stayed the same in 13 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Latest suspicious structure fire within a mile of Rockholds fire station

Rockholds and Woodbine firefighters were called out Monday morning to battle a suspicious structure fire just a short distance from the Rockholds fire station. Rockholds Fire Chief Charles Walker said the fire that destroyed the abandoned house on Golden Street off of Ky. 3423,...

Four fires in two days has firefighters suspecting, ‘serial arsonist’

Area firefighters suspect they may be dealing with a serial arsonist who is targeting abandoned buildings. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Unemployment rate drops locally, across state

Unemployment rates fell in 107 Kentucky counties between November 2017 and November 2018, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in nine, and stayed the same in four counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019

Semi comes to rest on guardrail on I-75 near Williamsburg

A semi truck driver narrowly missed going over an embankment following a two-vehicle crash on I-75 in Whitley County Friday evening. The accident happened about 7:45 p.m. near the 7.5 mile marker in the northbound lane. A 2014 Freightliner, which was owned by Darren Monhollen of...
Posted On 04 Jan 2019

Man indicted for possession with intent to distribute meth in Corbin

A Louisville man has been indicted in U.S. District Court in London for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams of more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine in Whitley County. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 02 Jan 2019