Father speaks out after daughter hit by vehicle in Williamsburg

Stan Huddleston holds his daughter, Mileigh, Monday. Mileigh ran out in front of a car and was hit Thursday, but wasn’t seriously injured. Although the car in question was driving below the speed limit, officials say speeding remains a problem in the area.

If the driver had been going much faster or the vehicle had been much bigger, a three-year-old Williamsburg girl might not be alive after being hit by a vehicle Thursday evening on Cemetery Road.

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Foster grandparents recognized Tuesday

Seated from left, Barbara Smith, Maria Crusenberry, Delbert Kirby, Betty Kirby and Sue Watson. Standing left to right, Vivian Creager, Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr., 82nd Rep. Regina Bunch, Whitley Circuit Court Clerk Gary Barton and Shelby Baker. Several Whitley County officials gathered at Williamsburg City Hall [...]

Three-year-old banged up after being hit by car Thursday evening

If the driver had been going much faster, a three-year-old Williamsburg girl might not be alive after being hit by a vehicle Thursday evening on Cemetery Road. “I am glad the kid is OK. It could have been a whole lot worse,” said Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird. The accident happened about 7:43 p.m. when, [...]

W’burg announces 2017 schedule of events

If you are looking for something to do entertainment wise this spring, summer or fall, then you are going to have plenty of options in Williamsburg. The Williamsburg Main Street Program and the city of Williamsburg recently released their list of upcoming events for 2017, which is packed with things ranging from free concerts and [...]

W’burg council adds 911 fee to water bills, but still not happy about it

Williamsburg has begun adding a $3 per month charge onto its water bills to help fund the Whitley County E-911 Communication Center, but city officials still aren’t real happy about being told by a county entity what they have to do.

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Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recognized as ‘Club of Distinction’

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club member and Wolf Creek Baptist Church Pastor Kenny Carr was the keynote speaker during the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club’s monthly meeting in February and spoke of a recent mission trip that he undertook to Uganda. The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club has been recognized as a “club of distinction” during a recent Kentucky-Tennessee [...]

Driver of crashed garbage truck arrested for DUI

This Ellis Sanitation garbage truck overturned on Ky. 296 Monday morning snarling traffic for several hours as emergency workers labored to flip it back over onto its wheels. A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving impaired when he crashed and overturned a garbage truck near Williamsburg Monday morning. The crash happened about 10:14 a.m. [...]

No indictment returned in porch shooting case

The Whitley County Grand Jury has opted not to indict a Williamsburg man in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting that took place at his Mt. Morgan home.

The grand jury issued its monthly report Monday and issued no true bill or no indictment against Christopher Creekmore in connection with a first-degree assault case.

Creekmore was never charged criminally in connection with the matter.

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W’burg man wanted in connection with July stabbing turns self

Bruce Lewis, who was wanted in connection with a July stabbing, turned himself in Feb. 11.

A Williamsburg man, who had been wanted for over seven months in connection with a stabbing last summer, turned himself in at the Whitley County Detention Center Saturday.

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W’burg City Council agrees to add $3 911 fee to water bills

Starting next month, Williamsburg water customers will start seeing a $3 fee for 911 service on their bills. The Williamsburg City Council unanimously voted during its regular monthly meeting Monday to begin placing the fee onto water bills. Mayor Roddy Harrison said that city attorney Kim Frost will draw up an ordinance to add the [...]