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Corbin man charged with attempted kidnaping, human trafficking set for preliminary hearing Monday morning

A Corbin man accused of attempting to kidnap and then buy a 3-year-old child Wednesday, is scheduled to appear in Whitley District Court on Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

District, Circuit Court closures extended through May 31

People who were scheduled to appear in Whitley District or Circuit Court in May will be waiting a little longer as the Kentucky Supreme Court has extended the cancellation of all court dates through May 31. The court had initially continued all court proceedings through April 1....

W’burg man facing felony DUI charge

A Williamsburg man was arrested Thursday morning on a felony DUI charge. Roy Sumner, 32, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol – fourth or greater offense, and driving on DUI suspended license following a traffic stop on Ky. 26 in Corbin....

Last day of district court in Corbin held Tuesday

Tuesday was a busy day on the Whitley District Court docket, the last day it would be held in Corbin. “I’m very sad!” said Whitley District Court Judge Cathy Prewitt who presides over court proceedings in Corbin. “It is a sad day for the people of Corbin and northern Whitley...

Case of Corbin woman accused of biting security guard going to grand jury

The felony assault case against a Corbin woman, who is accused of biting a security guard at Baptist Health Corbin, will be presented to the grand jury. Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Whitley District Court, Judge Cathy Prewitt found probable cause to present the case...

Ky. Administrative Office of the Courts will limit Corbin office to driver’s licenses

The ping pong match between the City of Corbin and the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) over the Whitley County Circuit Court Clerk’s office in Corbin continued this week when the AOC notified the city it would keep the office open on a limited basis. According...

Attorney: Shot that struck man in ear was self defense

A Whitley County Grand Jury is expected to decide next month whether to indict a Williamsburg senior citizen, who allegedly shot a man more than 50 years his junior during a March 4 alleged road rage incident. At the close of a nearly 32 minute preliminary hearing Monday morning,...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018

Charge dismissed against man accused of raping elderly woman

The rape charge against a Gray man accused of raping an 84-year-old disabled woman was dismissed Tuesday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Court agrees to dismiss endangering welfare of a minor charge against CMS counselor

The case of a Corbin Middle School counselor who had been charged with endangering the welfare of a minor has been dismissed. An agreed order of dismissal in the case against Stephanie Pennington was signed by Special Judge Jeffrey S. Lawless, a district court judge who serves...

Guilty plea entered in animal cruelty case

A Corbin woman accused of 22 counts of cruelty to animals in June pleaded guilty to one count Tuesday in exchange for a probated jail sentence. Sixty-three-year-old Saundra Nickels, shook her head “no” as she told Judge Fred White that she wished to accept the plea agreement...
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